As Senior Director, Sonja Dusil specializes in the Minneapolis Central Business District (CBD) commercial real estate market of the Twin Cities. She has been involved in brokerage services at Cushman & Wakefield | NorthMarq for 18 years, focusing primarily on downtown Minneapolis landlord representation work, and the acquisition and disposition of office properties. Sonja has had extensive experience in building repositioning and renovation with great success. In addition to creating and executing in-depth marketing strategies for core CBD properties, she has also had a wide range of experience with unique North Loop & Warehouse District properties. Sonja has thrived and enjoyed the challenges of working with various types of ownership groups to help them understand the strategies involved in repositioning their assets in the Minneapolis marketplace. She has provided exceptional service to institutional and individual real estate owners alike. Sonja’s understanding of the various components of commercial real estate and prevailing market trends is an integral component to her success in the Minneapolis CBD office market.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq, Sonja worked for SBA, Inc. She was responsible for real estate services including land leases, rooftop rights and tower site locations for Sprint Personal Communications Systems. This experience has proven to be extremely beneficial in assisting tenants and owners in working with municipalities.
Sonja is a member of the Organization of Commercial Realtors (OCR), executive committee member of the Minneapolis Board of Realtors and board member of the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR). She is the incoming President for the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP). Sonja is also an active volunteer for the Hope for the City organization, Catalyst Community Partners, Women Build and Countryside Elementary. She was named one of the Women to Watch in the 2011 Business Journal Women in Business Awards and was awarded MNCAR’s 2013 Office Transaction of the Year Award.
Sonja graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in marketing and advertising.