Jon Sander began his commercial real estate career in 1987 managing and developing a high end residential condo/apartment project in the Lowry Hill neighborhood of Minneapolis.
After earning an MBA from the University of Minnesota 1997; he brokered, managed, leased, repositioned and developed over $120 Million in value of creative, office, industrial and art buildings and commercial, industrial and retail land. He also went on to more specialized education receiving a Commercial Real Estate Certificate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Business, Center for Urban Land Economics Research in 2004, one of the top rated graduate programs in the United States for commercial real estate. In 2006 he earned the Certified Commercial Investment Membership (CCIM) designation and in 2008 the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation. Both the CCIM and the CPM require peer recommendations, extensive class work and testing as well as meeting rigorous experience requirements measured in dollar value, square feet, time and volume of transactions.
CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) Partners bring an exceptional level of real-world experience, market knowledge and negotiation skills to each client assignment. Only 6% of commercial real estate practitioners hold the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation, which reflects not only the caliber of the program, but why it is one of the most coveted and respected designations in the industry. Working with a CCIM Partner means clients benefit from the services of a commercial real estate professional with proven skills and expertise, industry experience, unparalleled education, today’s technology and a highly experienced and competent human network of support. These factors set CCIM Partners apart.
The Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation is for real estate and asset managers working with large portfolios of all property types – residential, commercial, retail and industrial. Currently, CPM Members manage approximately 8.4 million residential units and 8.4 billion net square feet of commercial space, exceeding $1.5 trillion in real estate assets.