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Judd Welliver is an Executive Vice President with CBRE’s Institutional Properties team. Located in Minneapolis, MN, he has more than 18 years of industrial sales and leasing experience within the commercial real estate profession. Judd specializes in representing institutional, private, and corporate clients in the acquisition, disposition and sourcing the equity capital stack in industrial real estate transactions. Judd began his career with CBRE in 2012 and has been involved in more than 320 transactions, valued at over $11.4 billion and totaling over 108 MSF.

Judd is a member of CBRE National Partners, a collaborative national partnership formed in 2010 that focuses exclusively on industrial and logistics capital markets. Located in twelve key markets, the 95 investment sales and support professionals connect local market expertise to a national capital markets perspective. Enhanced by a fully integrated debt platform, National Partners provides strategic advisory guidance to maximize proceeds and enhance the surety of execution for national, regional and local clients. In 2022, the team successfully completed transactions totaling 167 million sq. ft. with an aggregate value of $22.3 billion. Please visit our website at The North Central NP professionals consist of six capital markets partners, nine dedicated support team members, and four financial analysts covering the Midwest markets of Chicago, Kansas City, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Columbus, Cincinnati, Detroit, Milwaukee and SE Wisconsin.

Prior to joining the Institutional Properties team at CBRE, Judd was an integral part of the Colliers International Industrial team. Judd completed over 400 lease and sale transactions in a wide range of product type and relationships including strategic real estate planning, sales and leasing, relocations and build-to-suits with institutional and entrepreneurial owners.


  • University of St. Thomas - Bachelor of Arts; Finance
  • Mr. Welliver currently holds real estate licenses in Minnesota and WIsconsin

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Member of NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties) 
  • Member of MNCAR (Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate) 
  • CBRE Americas Top Producer; recognizing sales professionals in the top 20% of the Americas region by production-2020 
  • CBRE Minneapolis Service Line Leader 2019 & 2020 
  • Top sales professional in the Minneapolis Office 2018-2021 
  • CBRE America’s Top Producer; recognizing sales professionals in the top 10% of the Americas region by production 2018, 2019, 2021 
  • CBRE Capital Markets Top Performer - Top 20 Industrial Producer 2016-2019 
  • CBRE Chairman’s Club Award - awarded to top local sales professionals by Revenue 2015-2021 
  • Two-time guest speaker for NAIOP Industrial and Capital Markets Update 
  • MREJ “Most Significant Industrial Sale Transaction” - 2021 
  • MNCAR “Investment Transaction of the Year”- 2013, 2015-2017

Significant Transactions

  • SuperValu / Wholesale Distribution Portfolio Sale Leaseback
    $505 million
    5,953,152 SF
  • United Properties Development Platform JV
    $382 million
    3,689,745 SF
  • Prologis / Core Logistics Portfolio
    $246.5 million
    2,534,813 SF
  • Colony / Industrial National Portfolio
    $237.6 million
    2,813,796 SF
  • United Properties / Industrial Development Platform
    $226.6 million
    2,018,891 SF
  • Scannell / Core Logistics Portfolio
    $216.2 million
    1,360,226 SF
  • Onward Investors JV Recap / Minneapolis Portfolio
    $143 million
    1,389,949 SF
  • Premium Brands / Logistics Portfolio
    $112 million
    1,622,568 SF
  • Capital Partners Development JV
    $101.5 million
    795,250 SF
  • Artemis JV Eagle Ridge/ Minneapolis Portfolio
    $92 million
    555,986 SF
  • Prologis/ Minneapolis 10-building Portfolio
    $91.6 million
    1,640,094 SF
  • United Properties JV PCCP/ Logistics Portfolio
    $54.4 million
    405,756 SF

Clients Represented

  • AEW Capital Management
  • Altus Properties
  • Artis REIT
  • Blackstone / Link
  • Capital Partners
  • Carlson Real Estate
  • CBRE Global Investors
  • CSM Corporation
  • DRA Advisors
  • First Industrial Realty Trust
  • Founders Properties
  • Interstate Development
  • Invesco
  • Investcorp
  • Meritex Enterprises
  • Onward Investors
  • Opus Development
  • PCCP
  • Principal Real Estate Investors
  • Prologis
  • Ryan Cos.
  • Scannell Properties
  • Seefreid Properties
  • TA Associates Realty
  • The Travelers Companies
  • Tryperion Partners
  • UBS Global Asset Management
  • United Properties