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Dan Peterson

Vice President

Dan Peterson Vice President
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Professional Experience

For the last 18 years, Dan has represented clients in the sale, leasing and development of commercial real estate with a focus in tenant representation, data centers and workplace strategies.

Based in the CBRE Minneapolis office, Dan provides client advisory and transaction services and is a member of the CBRE Data Center Solutions team. Dan represents both occupiers and owners in local requirements and national clients requiring data center expertise.

Dan’s data center brokerage experience includes site selection, colocation agreements, sale/leasebacks and asset acquisition/disposition. His advisory background includes enterprise consulting and project management.

Dan’s ability to combine specialized market knowledge, extensive transactional history and corporate experience provides his clients timely insight, economic value and trusted support for their business objectives. 

Prior to brokerage, Dan was a consultant in the Minneapolis market working with Fortune 500 clients on IT based initiatives. Earlier in his career, Dan held leadership roles in developing a successful printing business and sports marketing company.

Dan combines his experience in multiple industries with the CBRE’s outstanding commitment to excellence, resulting in the best possible solutions and services to current and future clients.

Professional Affiliations

  • Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate (MNCAR)
  • Association for Computer Operations Management (AFCOM)


  • Peterson attended the University of Minnesota, graduated from the School of Communication Arts and holds both the ITIL v3 and Data Center Certified Associate certifications. 

Clients Represented

  • Atomic Data
  • Mortenson
  • Tradition Capital Bank
  • KanAm Grund
  • Atlantic Health System
  • Midco
  • Altisource
  • OATI
  • C.H. Robinson
  • Schwing America
Dan Peterson Vice President
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402