Jim Jetland has been involved in commercial real estate since 1985. His career focus has been on office sales and leasing where he has represented a variety of tenants, including General Mills, Coldwell Banker Burnet, Focus Financial, and United Bankers Bank. Jim’s experience and creativity has benefited many local, regional and national clients through his representation. His “client first” approach is demonstrated by the longevity of his client relationships, many who have partnered with him for over 20+ years. During his career, Jim has completed more than 800 leases totaling over 7MM SF.
Before joining The Excelsior Group, Jim was Executive Director of Brokerage Services for Cushman & Wakefield / NorthMarq, and prior to that was an Executive Vice President with Koll Real Estate, formerly The Shelard Group.
Jim has been named the Twin Cities “Broker of the Year” by MNCAR and continues to be an active member of the association. He is also an active member of NAIOP and SIOR. Currently Jim serves as the Board President of the Basilica Landmark. He is a past Board Member of Benilde St. Margaret’s and MNCAR.
Jim is a 1982 graduate of the University of Minnesota where he was a goalie on the hockey team, and a member of the national championship team in 1979.