Contact Details

Company CBRE
Street Address 4400 West 78th Street, Suite 200
Specialty Office
Area Minneapolis CBD, Northeast, St. Paul CBD, Southeast

Jerry Driessen is a Vice President specializing in office properties in the East Metro market. His primary responsibilities include leasing and selling office space on behalf of institutional clients. His focus is suburban and downtown office buildings over 30,000 square feet. Jerry also represents clients in their office space requirements. He has been with CBRE since 1985, helping clients achieve their long term goals.

Prior to joining CBRE, Jerry worked at Paine Webber and Kidder Peabody, in their brokerage department and operations division respectively.

Prior Assignments
Over the last several years, Jerry has had long-term landlord representation assignments with the following major clients: 

  • American Express
  • CSM Corporation
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Fujita
  • Great Lakes REIT
  • Mendota Corporate
  • Opus Corporation
  • Port Authority
  • Principal
  • Prudential
  • Ryan Companies
  • US Bank

Professional Affiliations 

  • Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR)
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (Past legislative committee member)
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Building Owners and Managers Association (St. Paul)
  • St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce


  • Rookie of the Year and Top Five 3rd and 4th quarter for the downtown office, 1990
  • Most Transactions, 1991
  • 2nd Most Transactions, 1992, 1993, 1994
  • Most Transactions; WCCO Good Neighbor Award, 1995
  • Most Transactions, Century Club, 1996
  • Century Club, 1997, 1998, 1999 - financial performance
  • Navigator Award, 2004 - CBRE's higest personal performance award
  • Client Prospecting Award, 2005
  • Millennium Club, 2004, 2006 & 2009
  • BOMA office speaker in 2009, 2010 & 2011

Mr. Driessen earned a B.A. in Financial Management with Economic Concentration from the College of St. Thomas.

Community Involvement
United Way Emerging Leader; Volunteer - Red Cross; St. Thomas the Apostle School; Cretin Derham Hall School; Boy Scouts; Gull Lake Yacht Club Sailing School; St. Louis Park Hockey & Soccer; Meals on Wheels; Inland Lakes Yachting Association; Catholic Charities Branch Lunch



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