Mike  Nelson


Mike Nelson serves as Principal for Trammell Crow Company’s Seattle office, where he oversees all development and acquisition projects, new business pursuits, finance, and operations. His areas of expertise include market analysis, branding and marketing, financial analysis, lease negotiation, design team oversight and construction management.

Prior to joining Trammell Crow Company, Mr. Nelson served as a Senior Investment Director at Schnitzer West, where during his 14-year tenure, he oversaw the firm’s Seattle office and regional multi-family strategic business units, which re-positioned or developed more than 2.5 million square feet of Class A office space and 575 residential units, collectively valued at over $1.4 billion.

Mr. Nelson began his real estate career in the Puget Sound market in 1991, initially overseeing large commercial construction projects and then later leading complex urban and suburban office and residential development investments. Throughout his 21-year career, he has negotiated over 2.4 million square feet of commercial leases in the Pacific Northwest, approximately $520 million of construction contracts, and led the disposition of over $1 billion of commercial and residential asset sales.​​​​​​