Hans Okerstrom joined Equity Commercial Services, the predecessor to Transwestern in the Twin Cities market, in 2000 as the General Manager of Baker Center, a Minneapolis CBD office complex consisting of more than 1 million square feet of space.  Hans also serves as Director of Property Management, providing supervision to the management teams of our suburban properties and St. Paul Industrial Properties portfolios.  With more than 22 years of commercial real estate experience, Hans is skilled in strategic planning, financial analysis, lease negotiating and project management. 


Prior to joining Equity, Hans served as Director of Properties for Kraus-Anderson Realty Company where he oversaw the property management services for a variety of commercial projects including office, warehouse, medical, and retail properties that totaled more than 2 million square feet of area.
Hans is been responsible for the effective management and leasing of commercial properties and assets owned by investors including The Prudential Insurance Company of North America, St. Paul Fire & Marine (Travelers), Kraus-Anderson Realty Company, iStar Financial Services, GMAC-RFC, Kelly Capital and BGK/Rosemont.