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Neil Kolatkar, First Vice President

Neil Kolatkar

First Vice President

Neil Kolatkar First Vice President
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Professional Experience

Neil Kolatkar is a member of the Occupier Services practice at CBRE and focuses exclusively on office and industrial tenant representation. Neil utilizes his consultative approach to problem solving and his legal experience to help clients achieve their real estate objectives.

Before becoming a member of the Occupier Services team, Neil spent a year in the CBRE research department. Prior to joining CBRE, Neil worked at the law firm of Barna, Guzy and Steffen and in the legal department at Regis Corporation.

Neil's legal work focused primarily on business and real estate matters as well as corporate governance. Neil's experience has given him a broad understanding of the Minneapolis/St. Paul industrial and office markets and he recognizes how real estate impacts the productivity and profitability of a business.

Law Firm Focus

 

Neil is a member of the CBRE Law Firm Practice Group which is a select group of professionals across the country with deep law firm representation experience and industry expertise.

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Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

 

  • Member of the Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, Minnesota

 

Achievements

 

  • 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Millennium Club Honoree
  • 2008 MNCAR Office Transaction of the Year
  • 2008 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Industrial Transaction of the Year
  • 2013 MNCAR Industrial Transaction of the Year

 

Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • University of St. Thomas College of Law

 

Partial Transaction List

 

  • Entrust Datacard | Shakopee, MN | 370,000 SF | HQ Relocation
  • Green Tree Servicing | Tempe, AZ | 175,000 SF | Regional HQ Relocation 
  • Blu Dot | Otsego, MN | 250,000 SF | Relocation
  • Green Tree Servicing | St. Paul, MN | 140,000 SF | HQ Relocation
  • US Venture | Eagan, MN | 132,000 SF | Renewal
  • Green Tree Servicing | Irving, TX | 125,000 SF | Regional HQ Renewal
  • Morris Packaging | 100,000 SF
  • Green Tree Servicing | Rapid City, ND | 65,000 SF | Regional HQ Renewal
  • Audio Research | Plymouth, MN | 46,000 SF | HQ Renewal
  • Thrifty White | Plymouth, MN | 45,000 SF | HQ Relocation 
  • Expeditors | Mendota Heights, MN | 30,000 SF | Renewal
  • Make Music | Eden Prairie, MN | 25,000 SF | HQ Renewal
  • Analysts International | Bloomington, MN | 22,000 SF | HQ Relocation
  • HSML | 15,000 SF
  • BCVB | Bloomington, MN | 10,000 SF | HQ Relocation
  • FPX | Bloomington, MN | 10,000 SF | Relocation
  • Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau | 10,000 SF
  • Halunen & Associates | Minneapolis, MN | 10,000 SF | Renewal


 

Clients

  • Florida Power & Light
  • Entrust Datacard
  • Illinois Toolworks
  • Nelson Global
  • Blu Dot
  • Thrifty White
  • Heinz
  • Expeditors
  • RTI

 

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    Neil Kolatkar First Vice President
    Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
    Suite 1900
    Minneapolis, MN 55402

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