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Colliers International | Minneapolis-St. Paul Announces Top Brokers of 2015


Hitting peak performance in 2015 the brokerage team at Colliers International of Minneapolis – St. Paul shows no signs of slowing down.  


Minnetonka, Minn. February 24, 2016

2015 was a very successful year for the Colliers International Brokerage Team of Minneapolis – St. Paul. The team was honored to partner with clients on important projects across investment, industrial, land, office and retail sectors of the Twin Cities Metro market.

The 2016 MNCAR Awards proved to be a great victory for the brokerage team taking home two of the highest honors including Industrial Transaction of the Year for the BAE Technology Center in Fridley lead by Mark Kolsrud, Dave Berglund, Jason Simek and Eric Batiza and the Retail Transaction of the Year for the City Center/Sports Authority store on Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis lead by Tony Strauss, Kris Schisel and Liz McLay.

The team of Mark Kolsrud, David Berglund and Colin Ryan were also named Top Investment Sales Brokers by The Real Estate Forum for completing 17 sales covering over 4,291,000 sq feet with a total dollar value of over $87,000,000.


Each year Colliers International | Minneapolis – St. Paul likes to recognize our top commercial real estate agents.

These agents have achieved the highest levels of production in each category:

Investment: Ted Bickel, Mark Kolsrud, Bob Pounds and Tim Prinsen

Industrial: Jay Chmieleski, Ryan Krzmarzick, Brian Netz, and Bill Ritter

Office: Jim Damiani, Kevin O’Neill, Eric Rapp and Steve Shepherd

Retail: Ted Gonsior, Tom Palmquist, and Chris Simmons

Broker of the Year: Bill Ritter

Rookie of the Year: Nate Hansen


As we look back to 2015, we are grateful for the business and relationships we’ve built with our clients. Our team of dedicated commercial real estate professionals are committed to exceeding our clients’ expectations and while we love winning awards every year our true performance is measured by the relationships with our client partners and the work we deliver for them.


About Colliers International Group Inc.

Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIG) is a global leader in commercial real estate services with more than 16,300 professionals operating from 502 offices in 67 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant insider ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include brokerage, global corporate solutions, investment sales and capital markets, project management and workplace solutions, property and asset management, consulting, valuation and appraisal services, and customized research and thought leadership. Colliers International has been ranked among the top 100 outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals’ Global Outsourcing for 10 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm.

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