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Daniel Swartz

Senior Vice President

Daniel Swartz Senior Vice President
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Professional Experience

Since starting his career in 1995, Dan has specialized in industrial properties and land in the north and west suburban areas in Minneapolis and St. Paul. His expertise includes the acquisition and disposition of facilities, securing quality tenants for institutional grade properties, locating development sites and the buying and selling of land. During his career, Dan has leased and sold more than 15 million square feet of property with a total consideration of more than $555,000,000.

As a result of his strict focus, Dan is able to offer his clients the most up-to-date market information which is utilized to secure the most favorable results available.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate (MNCAR)
  • Member of Minnesota Association of Realtors Professional Standards Committee


In The News



  • Top 10 CBRE Minneapolis/St. Paul Broker (Multiple Years)
  • CBRE Chairman's Club Member (Multiple Years)
  • CBRE Millennium Club Member (Multiple Years)
  • CBRE Rookie of the Year
  • CBRE Exploration Award Winner - Client Service (Multiple Years)
  • CBRE Exploration Award Winner - Team Work (Multiple Years)
  • MNCAR Industrial Transaction of the Year (2002, 2008, 2014)
  • Guest Speaker for NAIOP Industrial Market Update


  • Mr. Swartz earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication from the University of Minnesota

Partial Transaction List

Speed Commerce  770,000 sf                           
Room and Board    485,000 sf
Ruan Transportation 300,000 sf
Winnetka Corporate Center 268,000 sf
Blu Dot    266,000 sf
New Hope Distribution Center 252,600 sf
Crosstown North Business Center  226,000 sf
Louisiana Distribution Center 196,000 sf
Northland Park Business Center III & V 182,000 sf
Interstate North Distribution Center  170,000 sf
Gateway North    165 Acres
Otter Creek Crossings  141 Acres
Rocheford Family Land 56 Acres


  • American Realty Advisors (ARA)
  • Artis Reit

  • ConAgra
  • Colony Financial

  • CSM Corporation
  • Duke Realty

  • First Industrial Realty Trust
  • GE Capital

  • Marfield, Belgarde & Yaffee

  • Companies (MBY)
  • Medtronic

  • Menasha Corporation
  • Morgan Stanley

  • Opus Corporation
  • Pittsburgh Paints (PPG)

  • Principal Life Insurance Company
  • Prologis

  • Schwan’s
  • Sears Home Improvements

  • U.S. Bank
  • Weyerhaeuser

Daniel Swartz Senior Vice President
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Available Properties