Founders Properties, L.L.C announced today that asset manager Nick Trevena has earned his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. This accomplishment recognizes Trevena's expanded knowledge, experience and commitment to providing strategic asset management services for private real estate partners in the industrial, office and retail-mixed-use sectors. It also positions him as a local leader in the commercial real estate industry.
“We're proud of Nick's dedication to professional growth and drive to advance his work in the industry through his CCIM designation," said Wade Lau, president and CEO. “This certification process has increased Nick's financial acumen and transaction knowledge for our clients and has expanded our firm's network across key markets."
Prior to joining Founders, Nick was a senior property manager for Cushman & Wakefield and responsible for nearly two million square feet of office and industrial properties for a variety of clients. This experience led him to his current role, where he helps manage investor relations and underwriting, property purchasing and due diligence, and oversight of property management functions for Founders.
Trevena holds a bachelor's of science degree in real estate from St. Cloud State University. In addition to his CCIM designation, Trevena is a licensed real estate salesperson and Real Property Administrator (RPA). He is also a member of the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP) and the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).
About Founders Properties, L.L.C.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Founders Properties, L.L.C. (“Founders") is a privately held real estate investment company formed by two highly regarded industry veterans: Best Buy founder Richard Schulze and Opus founder Gerald Rauenhorst. Since 1998, Founders (previously known as Opus Properties, L.L.C.) has been involved in raising and managing 13 private commercial real estate investment funds with a purchase value of over $3.4 billion covering approximately 40 million square feet.