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Michael Prakken, Senior Vice President

Michael Prakken

Senior Vice President

Michael Prakken Senior Vice President
Boston 33 Arch Street
28th Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Professional Experience

In September 2018, CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE) acquired CB Richard Ellis-N.E. Partners, L.P. (CBRE/New England), a long-standing joint venture with Whittier Partners Group and the leading full-service commercial real estate services operation in New England.

Mr. Prakken is a Senior Vice President with the CBRE/New England Debt & Structured Finance team in Boston. During his 30-plus-year commercial real estate career, Mr. Prakken has completed more than $25.0 billion in financings and capital market transactions for various types of real estate projects.

Mr. Prakken joined CBRE/NE in 1994. Currently, he is responsible for production in the New England market. In this capacity, Mr. Prakken services clients by sourcing debt/equity to capitalize individual or portfolio transactions and by providing advisory services during the documentation process as well as post-closing. Mr. Prakken is an active member of the Debt & Structured Finance team specializing in combined debt and equity placements. Since joining CBRE/NE, Mr. Prakken has originated over $15.0 billion in new mortgage debt including development loans, mezzanine loans, participating debt as well as conventional fixed-rate loans. Prior to joining CBRE/NE, Mr. Prakken was a Senior Vice President at Fleet Bank within its commercial real estate division.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Member NAIOP, Real Estate Finance Association


  • Colgate University, Bachelor of Arts
  • Whittemore School of Business Administration, MBA, University of New Hampshire

Significant Transactions

180 Hartwell Road 400,000 SF Acquisition - Renovation $33,800,000
Providence, RI 210,000 SF Acquisition - Renovation $19,150,000
Worcester Business Center 295,000 SF Acquisition - Renovation $16,950,000
The Serenity 195 Units Construction $84,316,000
Neponset Landing 280 Units Construction $74,600,000
The Copley Group 697 Units Permanent $57,000,000
Royal Mills Apartments 274 Units Construction $48,816,000
Mill 240 219 Units Construction | Permanent $34,900,000
Wellington Parkside 190 Units Construction | Permanent $28,000,000
Industrial Portfolio 405,000 SF Acquisition $12,180,000
Industrial Campus 216,000 SF Acquisition $11,800,000
Foxboro State Hospital Mixed-Use Acquisition - Renovation $31,000,000
903 Residences (Fractured Condo) 231 Units Permanent $20,000,000
Winthrop Manor (Senior Housing) 90 Units Acquisition - Renovation $15,300,000
Michael Prakken Senior Vice President
Boston 33 Arch Street
28th Floor
Boston, MA 02110