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Van W. Martin, SIOR, CCIM, CRE
Industrial & Office Specialist
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CBRE / Martin
1111 Michigan Ave., Ste. 300
East Lansing, MI 48823
United States
Phone: +1.517.351.2200
Email: van.martin@cbre-martin.com
Website: www.cbrelansing.com
 
Chapter:   SIOR Michigan Chapter
Member Since: 1986
 
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Bio

Van W. Martin is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of both the Lansing and Grand Rapids affiliate offices of CBRE. As an industry pioneer, Mr. Martin channels more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate into cultivating organizational excellence by both demonstrating and demanding leadership, integrity and professionalism in his staff. He has likewise lent his expertise in numerous leadership roles and his service on the board of directors for CBOR, CAR and MAR.

In addition to actively pursuing new business development, Mr. Martin manages several corporate services accounts and leads the investment properties team, which specializes in maximizing value for private property investors in the disposition and acquisition of commercial and multi-housing assets.

Experience

Van W. Martin is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of both the Lansing and Grand Rapids affiliate offices of CBRE. As an industry pioneer, Mr. Martin channels more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate into cultivating organizational excellence by both demonstrating and demanding leadership, integrity and professionalism in his staff. He has likewise lent his expertise in numerous leadership roles and his service on the board of directors for CBOR, CAR and MAR.

In addition to actively pursuing new business development, Mr. Martin manages several corporate services accounts and leads the investment properties team, which specializes in maximizing value for private property investors in the disposition and acquisition of commercial and multi-housing assets.

Achievements
  • 2001 - CBRE Top 200 U.S. Sales Professionals
  • 2003 - Commercial Board of Realtors® “Realtor of the Year”
  • 2003 - Colbert Coldwell Circle Designee – CBRE Top 100 U.S. Sales Professionals
  • 2007 - CBRE Top 200 U.S. Sales Professionals
  • 2012 - Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Small Business
  • 2012 - CBRE Top 20 Private Capital Group Producer
  • 2012 - CBRE Top 225 Performing Professional in the U.S.
Education
  • SIOR – Office Marketing Specialists and Industrial Real Estate II
  • CCIM – Fund. of Real Estate & Investment Taxation; Fund. of Creating a Real Estate Investment; Adv. Real Estate Taxation & Mktg. Tools of Investment Real Estate; The Impact of Human Behavior on Comm.-Inv. Decision Making; Case Studies in Comm.-Inv. Real Estate Brokerage; and Adv. Techniques in Mktg. Comm. Real Estate
  • Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) - Real Estate Institute I, II and III, and Real Estate Finance
  • BS/BA: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Areas of Practice
  • Investments
  • Sale/Leasing
  • Corporate Services
Transactions
2016

Van Martin, SIOR, CCIM, CRE

CBRE / Martin
East Lansing, MI

Bradley Ruther, SIOR

Veterans Commercial Real Estate
Cincinnati, OH

$1,230,008 Office Lease

10,523 sq. ft.

Van represented Auto-Owners Life Insurance Company
Bradley represented Versus Technology

Traverse City, MI - September 27, 2016
2015

Arthur Makris, SIOR, CCIM

Duke Realty Corp.
Dublin, OH

Richard Trott, SIOR, CCIM

CBRE
Columbus, OH

Van Martin, SIOR, CCIM, CRE

CBRE / Martin
East Lansing, MI

Kevin McGrath, SIOR,CCIM

CBRE
Columbus, OH

Industrial Lease

76,512 sq. ft.

Grove City, OH - January 1, 2015
Committee History
CommitteeCommittee RoleBegin DateEnd Date
GSA Reporter 1/1/200612/31/2020
SPB - Brokerage Management 1/1/20061/1/2020
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