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Emily K Nicoll


Senior Vice President, LEED AP

Job Functions: Executive, Tenant Representation, Transaction Management


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

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation