Steve Lysen


First Vice President

Job Functions: Investment Sales & Acquisitions


Steve Lysen joined CBRE in 1991 and is a First Vice President with CBRE's Investment Properties Group. He and his team specialize in retail/commercial, industrial and office investment property sales and value creation in Minnesota and beyond. The team has completed over $2 billion of transactions since its inception. The Minnesota Investment Properties team is part of the national platform of 90+ teams cooperating to identify the most motivated capital available at any given point in time and thus maximizing value for clients.


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations


Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)


National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)


Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate (MNCAR)


Minneapolis Board of Realtors




Steve was the Bob Jackson Award winner for CBRE in 2009. The Bob Jackson award is given to a commissioned salesperson in Minneapolis or Chicago who exemplifies the qualities for which Bob was famous including integrity, fairness and ethics in business, loyalty, pride in the organization, friendliness, good humor and enjoyment of life. Steve was also the Bill McAdam Cup recipient in 1995 which is given to the CBRE national rookie salesperson of the year.


Bob Jackson Award, 2009


McAdam Cup Recipient, 1995 - National Rookie of the Year


CBRE Chairman's Club


Director of Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate, 2001-2004


NAIOP Forecast Speaker - West and Northwest Market, 1998

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Ground Lease, Acquisition, Development, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type