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Emily K. Nicoll

Senior Vice President, LEED AP

Emily K. Nicoll Senior Vice President, LEED AP
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Professional Experience

Emily Nicoll is a Senior Vice President in the Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota office of CBRE, where she focuses exclusively on providing real estate solutions to corporate occupiers. Emily and her team collaborate to develop and implement strategic real estate initiatives to maximize value for Minneapolis tenants.

Emily works together with both clients and colleagues to identify unique market opportunities and applies her in depth market knowledge, coupled with strong energy and business acumen, to capture the highest value for the client. She assists clients through proactive transaction management services from project initiation through completion. Her responsibilities include process management, financial analysis, multi-million dollar negotiations, sustainability cost savings initiatives, and occupancy cost reduction strategies. Emily contributes value to each transaction through her creative problem-solving¬ and maintains professionalism and integrity through conflict and negotiation. 

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • CBRE Women’s Network
  • LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) – Accredited Professional
  • Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women (MNCREW) – Board of Directors 2010 – 2013, President 2012
  • Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR)


  • Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Honoree – 2017
  • CBRE Top 10 Producer - 2017
  • MNCAR – Office Transaction of the Year (Sleep Number HQ) - 2016
  • CBRE RISE (Respect, Integrity, Service, & Excellence) Award - 2015
  • MNCREW Leadership Award – 2014 
  • MNCREW Member of the Year – 2012
  • CBRE Rookie of the Year Award – 2009
  • CBRE Community Involvement Award – 2005

Community Engagement

  • Alzheimer’s Association – 2018 Co-Chair for Walk to End Alzheimer’s Event, Young Champions Executive Committee
  • Children’s Theatre Company – Sponsorship Committee, Business and the Arts Luncheon
  • Milkweed Editions – Board of Directors 2018 - 2020 


  • Denison University, Ohio 
    Bachelor of Arts, Creative Writing and Theology

Partial Client List

  • ABILITY Network
  • Cargill
  • Crayola
  • Doherty Staffing Solutions
  • Fabyanske Westra Hart & Thomson
  • Hallmark
  • IKON Office Solutions
  • Kipsu
  • Littler Mendelson
  • Mirum
  • Nestle
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
  • Padilla CRT
  • Pandora Music
  • Pine River Capital Management Fund
  • Sedgwick Claims Management
  • Sleep Number
  • The Lacek Group
  • Valspar
  • Warner Brothers
  • WeWork
  • WPP Group
  • YMCA

Client Testimonial

"You always represented our best interest and weren't worried about anything other than delivering honest, straightforward answers." - WPP Group

Emily K. Nicoll Senior Vice President, LEED AP
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402