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Mike Nelson, Senior Managing Director

Mike L. Nelson

Senior Managing Director

Mike L. Nelson

Senior Managing Director
Advisory & Transaction Services
+1 213 6133214
+1 310 3097104
+1 213 6133005

Los Angeles Downtown

400 S. Hope Street
25th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
+1 213 613 3333

Professional Experience




Mike Nelson has overall responsibility for managing CBRE's Portfolio Optimization Group on a national basis. He assists both private and public sector clients in developing portfolio optimization plans, headquarters strategies, and feasibility analyses with special expertise in capital structure optimization, leasing/ownership strategies, financing strategies and accounting and tax implications of real estate transactions.

Mr. Nelson sets realistic expectations that qualify and quantify the occupancy options, identify broad accounting and tax issues, and model the impact of the various options being considered on the financial statements and key financial ratios. His in-depth financial engineering and value-added consulting strategies help drive shareholder value.

Mr. Nelson has over 20 years experience managing large real estate portfolios, performing transacton management services for large occupiers, raising capital for private real estate funds and structuring complex real estate transactions for institutional and corporate owners and users. Prior to his current position, Mr. Nelson spent seven years leading CBRE’s Financial Consulting Group on a national basis.​​


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations



  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of California
  • Certified Public Accountant


Education



  • UCLA Anderson School of Management, MBA
  • UCLA, Bachelor of Arts; Business Economics 

Clients

  • AECOM 
  • ARYZTA 
  • Cheesecake Factory 
  • Chrysler 
  • Confidential Fortune 500 Media Company 
  • Follett 
  • Gannett 
  • Herbalife 
  • Manufacturers Bank 
  • McKesson
  • Motorists Insurance 
  • New Century Mortgage
  •  North Jersey Media Group 
  • Northrop Grumman 
  • Radio Shack 
  • StorageTek 
  • The Capital Group 
  • TPG Tyson’s Foods
  • Western Asset Management


Partial Transaction List


Company Size Service
     
Northrop Grumman 55,000,000 SF Strategic Consulting
Microsoft 11,000,000 SF Strategic Portfolio Study
Time Warner  4,600,000 SF Portfolio Optimization
Sovereign Bank 2,500,000 SF Portfolio Optimization
Health Net 2,300,000 SF Portfolio Optimization
Regence Healthcare  1,500,000 SF Strategic Consulting

Mike L. Nelson

Senior Managing Director
Advisory & Transaction Services
+1 213 6133214
+1 310 3097104
+1 213 6133005

Los Angeles Downtown

400 S. Hope Street
25th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
+1 213 613 3333