Brett Olson, CCIM

Brett Olson, CCIM

Vice President
Production
Minneapolis, MN
BOlson@Grandbridge.com
612-341-7885

Bio

As a Vice President in Grandbridge’s Minneapolis office, Brett has more than 14 years of experience in commercial real estate finance. Brett is responsible for debt and equity origination for all property types, including commercial, industrial, multifamily, student and seniors housing, hospitality and self-storage. His expertise includes advising, negotiating, structuring, underwriting, and originating capital for commercial real estate projects via a wide array of capital sources including: insurance companies, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, FHA-HUD, institutional equity investors, CMBS lenders and banks.

During his tenure with Grandbridge, Brett has played a key role in the origination, underwriting and closing of more than 350 loans representing combined debt of more than $3.5 billion. Brett was recently awarded The Truist Performance Award as a top 5 loan producer for Grandbridge in 2019 and earned his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2012.

Brett graduated magna cum laude from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., in 2005, earning a double major in economics and financial management.

Representative closings

The Arrow

  • $35,440,000
  • 199 units
  • Refinance
  • Credit union
  • Originated by Chris Perry, Brett Olson and Joe Lindberg

The Atlas Apartments

  • $88,342,000
  • 732 units
  • Refinance
  • Freddie Mac Capital Markets Execution
  • Originated by Brett Olson and Jeff Witt

Omaha Apartment Complexes  (Featured)

Grandbridge Finances $37 Million in Omaha, Nebraska Multifamily Property

5Fifty5 Townhomes

  • $11,500,000
  • 47 units
  • Refinance 
  • Freddie Mac
  • Originated by Brett Olson

Rogers, Minnesota Industrial

  • $9,000,000
  • 221,000 square feet
  • Acquisition 
  • Insurance company
  • Originated by Brett Olson

Midwest University Apartments

  • $51,500,000
  • 264 units/538 beds
  • Acquisition
  • Fannie Mae DUS®
  • Originated by Brett Olson

Meritex Industrial Portfolio

  • $23,200,000
  • 997,985 square feet
  • Refinance 
  • Insurance company
  • Originated by Brett Olson

Brick Towne at Signature Village

  • $16,000,000
  • 216 units
  • Refinance
  • Insurance company
  • Originated by Brett Olson

Quarters at West Lafayette

  • $17,750,000
  • 225 units
  • Acquisition 
  • Bank
  • Originated by Brett Olson 

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