MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, June 16, 2016 – CBRE announced today that Mike Wilhelm has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President focused on office leasing in downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul.
A 25-year commercial real estate industry veteran, Mr. Wilhelm spent the last 15 years with Zeller Realty Group, most recently as Senior Vice President, where he led the Minneapolis office leasing team. He has completed more than 1,000 transactions totaling more than 8 million square feet, primarily in the downtowns of Minneapolis and St. Paul, throughout his career.
“We are excited to add Mike to our CBRE team. He brings 25 years of experience in investor leasing in Downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, which will lead to great outcomes for our clients,” said Managing Director Blake Hastings.
Mr. Wilhelm is returning to CBRE after more than 15 years away—he first joined the firm as a Senior Associate on the office leasing team in 1997. Prior to that, he spent five years in office leasing, sales and property management at the Shelard Group.
“I’m ready to bring my years of downtown real estate experience to the powerhouse team at CBRE. The company’s vast resources, combined with the talents of our team will allow us to provide top-notch service to our clients,” said Mr. Wilhelm.
His key clients have included Invesco, Unilev Corp., PIMCO and Carlson Real Estate.
Mr. Wilhelm holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and business from Macalester College and earned an MBA from the University of Minnesota. In 2007, he was named one of the top 10 commercial real estate brokers in the Twin Cities by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.
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