Kirk Olsen Joins TCC as Senior Vice President

PORTLAND, OR – February 5, 2014 Trammell Crow Company, one of the nation’s leading developers and investors in commercial real estate, announces that Kirk Olsen has joined the Company’s Portland Business Unit as Senior Vice President. In this role, he will be primarily responsible for sourcing and overseeing new office, urban, and mixed use development and investment opportunities throughout the Greater Portland market.

“We are pleased to announce the addition of Kirk to the Trammell Crow Company team,” said Steve Wells, Senior Managing Director for Trammell Crow Company’s Portland Business Unit. “He brings extensive experience and knowledge in development across multiple product types to this new role, which will be beneficial to our business as we continue to aggressively pursue more development and investment opportunities through the Greater Portland area.”

Olsen previously served as Partner at Dermody Properties, a national commercial real estate developer, owner, and operator that has produced over 18 million square feet of industrial projects in 12 markets since 2000. Olsen established the company’s Portland office in 2007, and oversaw its development, asset management, and disposition activities in the Northwest Region. Prior to 2007, Olsen worked at Dermody’s headquarters where he developed business nationally and managed leasing of a 12 million square feet portfolio.

Olsen is a Board Member and President-elect of the NAIOP Oregon Chapter. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor of Arts from Washington and Lee University.

About Trammell Crow Company
Trammell Crow Company, founded in 1948, is one of the nation’s leading developers and investors in commercial real estate. The Company has developed or acquired nearly 2,600 buildings valued at nearly $60 billion and over 540 million square feet. As of September 30, 2013, Trammell Crow Company had over $5.2 billion of projects in process and $1.6 billion in its pipeline.

Trammell Crow Company’s teams are dedicated to building value for its clients with professionals in 15 major cities throughout the United States. The company serves users of and investors in, office, industrial, retail, healthcare, multi-family residential and mixed use projects. For those who occupy real estate, TCC can execute the development or acquisition of facilities tailored to meet its clients’ needs. For investor clients, the company offers large strategic joint ventures, opportunity funds, and other targeted investment options.

Trammell Crow Company is an independently operated subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, and the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2012 revenue). For more information visit