Jim Montez is a member of Cushman & Wakefield NorthMarq’s downtown Minneapolis office team. His clients have included institutional investors such as TIAA CREF, Principal Financial Real Estate Investors, IRET, Equity Office Trust, REIT Management and Research and a variety of specialized and local investors. His corporate clients include SACO, StoneArch Creative, Blackwell Burke, Pentair, Qwest, The Nature Conservancy, and Fujitsu. The depth and breadth of his ability to understand complex real estate issues comes from his wide range of experience addressing his clients’ needs in every capacity and from all perspectives. Rounding out this value-adding combination is his multi-faceted experience with office, industrial, telecom, and multifamily product types.
In 1988, Mr. Montez began his career with a local real estate investment and development firm specializing in the redevelopment and repositioning of under-utilized real estate. He accumulated experience in the development, financing, operations, marketing and leasing of investment properties. He learned to successfully combine his abundant financial and business knowledge with his savvy interpersonal skills to establish himself as an expert with the details and a strong communicator and team player.
Mr. Montez is a director on the board of Community Housing Corporation of America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing affordable housing to working families throughout America. He is also a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM).
Mr. Montez earned a Bachelors Degree in marketing at the University of Minnesota.