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Emily Nicoll

First Vice President

Global Workplace Solutions

Emily Nicoll First Vice President
Global Workplace Solutions
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Professional Experience

Emily Nicoll is a First Vice President in the Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota office of CBRE, where she focuses exclusively on providing real estate solutions to corporate occupiers. Emily and her team collaborate to develop and implement strategic real estate initatives to maximize value for her corporate tenants.

Emily works together with both clients and colleagues to identify unique market opportunities and applies her in depth market knowledge, coupled with strong energy and business acumen, to capture the highest value for the client. She assists clients through proactive transaction management services from project initiation through completion. Her responsabilities include process management, financial analysis, multi-million dollar negotiations, sustainability cost savings initiatives, and occupancy cost reduction strategies. Emily contributes value to each transaction through her creative problem-solving and maintains professionalism and integrity through conflict and negotiation.


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • CBRE Women’s Network
  • LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) – Accredited Professional
  • Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women (MNCREW) – Board of Directors 2010, President Elect 2011, and President 2012
  • Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR)


  • CBRE RISE Award – 2015
  • MNCREW Leadership Award – 2014
  • ​MNCREW Member of the Year – 2013
  • CBRE Rookie of the Year Award – 2009
  • CBRE Community Involvement  Award – 2005

Community Involvement

  • ​The Children's Theater Company - Volunteer Member of the Development Committee
  • The Alzheimer's Association - Executive Committee of the Young Champions
  • MNCREW Board Liaison to Women Run the Cities 5k/10mile Race
  • Minneapolis Downtown Council - 2025 Plan Member of the Greening and Public Realm Committee​​
  • YouthLink - 2016 Participant in the Executive Sleep Out to End Youth Homelessness
  • MNCREW Community Service Committee, Co-Chair - 2009
  • MNCREW CREW Careers Day Committee, 2007 Presenter to Girl Scouts of Minnesota


  • Denison University, Ohio 
    Bachelor of Arts, Creative Writing and Theology​

Significant Assignments

  • Select Comfort - 210,000 SF
  • YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities - 120,000 SF
  • Rust Consulting - 55,000 SF
  • Padilla Speer Beardsley- 42,000 SF
  • The Lacek Group - 42,000 SF
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network - 35,000 SF
  • Fabyanske, Westra, Thomson, & Hart - 35,000 SF
  • Sedgwick Claims Management - 20,000 SF
  • Digitaria - 11,000 SF
  • Geometry Global - 11,000 SF
  • Moscoe Group - 10,000 SF
  • Pandora Music - 6,800 SF



  • ABILITY Network
  • Arch Insurance
  • BealBank
  • Black Box Network Services
  • Canadian Pacific Railroad
  • Cargill
  • CDW
  • CohenTaylor
  • Crayola
  • Doherty Staffing
  • Emerson Process Management
  • Fairview Health Services
  • Field Nation
  • GroupM
  • IKON Office Solutions 
  • Lead Pages
  • LKPB
  • Moscoe Group
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
  • Padilla Speer Beardsley
  • Pandora Music
  • Pine River Capital Management
  • Rêve Consulting
  • Rust Consulting
  • SEED Partners
  • Select Comfort
  • SIRVA Relocation Services
  • Stahl Construction
  • The Hartford

  • Valspar
  • Warner Brothers

  • WPP
  • YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
Emily Nicoll First Vice President
Global Workplace Solutions
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402