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Jon Hallgrimson

Vice Chairman

Jon Hallgrimson Vice Chairman
Seattle 1420 5th Avenue
Suite 1700
Seattle, WA 98101

Professional Experience

Jon Hallgrimson has specialized in apartment and residential land sales with CBRE, Inc. for over 25 years.  Throughout his tenure, he has been involved in a wide variety of residential investment transactions throughout the state of Washington.  He has closed more than 200 apartment and land transactions with an aggregate value exceeding $16 billion.
Since 1997, Jon has been the top-performing broker in the Northwest Region for all specialty types in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2012.  He has been the top multifamily broker in the region since 1993. In 2006 and 2010 he was awarded Top Investment Broker in Seattle by SIOR.
In 1998, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2012 he was a member of the Colbert Coldwell Circle, which includes the top 100 of CBRE’s sales professionals within the company.  He is consistently in the top ten nationally among the firm’s multifamily brokers.
In 2007 he was selected to be on CBRE’s Institutional Group representing the Northwest among the top ten real estate markets in the United States.  Jon listed and marketed The Bravern, a 455-unit apartment building in Bellevue that was originally designed and built as a two-tower luxury condominium.  Other notable assignments include Panorama House, The Martin, Metropolitan Tower, and Carillon Heights. 

The residential land team he leads has successfully sold many of the region’s largest residential communities, including Redmond Ridge, Issaquah Highlands, High Point, Rainier Vista, and the Spring District.


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations


  • National Multifamily Advisory Council
  • Colbert Coldwell Circle, 1998, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2012 
  • Member of Institutional Group (IG) 
  • SIOR Investment Broker of the Year, 2006 and 2010


  • Executive Vice President, 2005
  • Senior Vice President, 1998
  • First Vice President, 1996
  • Vice President, 1993
  • Senior Sales Consultant, 1990


  • Golden Gate University, Master of Arts; Taxation
  • Golden Gate University, CPA Designation
  • University of Washington, Bachelors of Science; Accounting

Significant Assignments


Jon Hallgrimson has set 13 pricing records in the region's six multifamily submarkets. Jon helped owners achieve record prices on properties throughout the Puget Sound, including downtown Seattle, South Snohomish County, the Eastside and South King County.

Significant Apartment Assignments Include:

  • 700-unit Club Palisades
  • 366-unit Metropolitan Tower
  • 356-unit Wall Street Tower
  • 247-unit Jefferson at Marymoor 
  • 230-unit Jefferson at Talus
  • 233-unit Elliott Bay Plaza

Residential Land Assignments Include:

  • Over 80 acres at Issaquah Highlands and 1,050 acres restricted master planned community for Port Blakely Communities
  • Hope VI land at New Holly, Highpoint and Rainier Vista for approximately 550 residential units for Seattle Housing Authority
  • High-rise site at 9th and Virginia for Bentall
  • Multifamily site in Ballard for over 500 units for JPI
  • South Lake Union block permitted for 429 units for Security Properties
  • 220-unit high rise multifamily development site in Bellevue, WA



  • AVB
  • BlackRock
  • Carmel Partners
  • Continental Properties
  • Equity Residential
  • Essex Property Trust
  • Fairfield Residential
  • Goodman Real Estate
  • Heitman Real Estate Services
  • Holland Partners
  • Invesco
  • LaSalle Partners
  • Legacy Partners
  • Mack Urban
  • Northwestern Mutual Life
  • Prudential
  • Schnitzer West
  • Seattle Housing Authority
  • Simpson Housing
  • The RREEF Funds
  • UBS
  • UDR
  • Vulcan
  • Waterton
  • Weidner
  • Wright Runstad

Jon Hallgrimson Vice Chairman
Seattle 1420 5th Avenue
Suite 1700
Seattle, WA 98101