Jim Maenner is a Senior Vice President of CBRE|MEGA specializing in land brokerage and development analysis. Jim is also a member of the company’s office brokerage specialty group. In conjunction with Jim’s brokerage activities, he has produced one of the largest data bases of commercial real estate transactions in the Metro Omaha area. Jim utilizes this data base in his work and is often consulted by other CBRE|MEGA brokers, local appraisers and officials from both the Douglas and Sarpy County Assessor Offices for insights into commercial real estate activities and trends in the Metro Omaha area. Jim publishes a monthly newsletter regarding Metro Omaha commercial real estate activities to over 600 recipients.
Prior to joining CBRE|MEGA, Jim served as an officer and head of the trust real estate division at First National Bank of Minneapolis from 1979 to 1983. In 1984, Jim joined his family’s real estate company. In 1991, Jim along with CBRE|MEGA broker David Maenner, purchased the commercial brokerage and property management divisions of their father’s company, Maenner Co. and established the Maenner Real Estate Company. The company merged with The Mega Corporation (now CBRE|MEGA) in July of 1999.
Jim’s recent significant transactions include the sale of the Omaha Steel Castings property to the University of Nebraska Medical Center, representing NorthStar Financial in two separate build-to-suit office buildings, real estate consulting for several large Omaha real estate owners, and the purchase and sale of real property assets for local, regional and national clients.