Press Releases

February 04, 2020

Minneapolis –Transwestern Commercial Services (TCS) today announces Ben Cookson has joined the firm’s  Occupier Solutions Group as a Brokerage Associate. Cookson joins the team of Brian Fogelberg, Will McDonald and Emily Claridge to provide tenant advisory services to their local and national roster of corporate clients.

“We are excited to have Ben join our organization to help us deliver superior real estate solutions to the companies we serve,” said Fogelberg. “He is an excellent cultural fit and will have an immediate impact on our business in 2020.”

Cookson comes to Transwestern from Avison Young where he spent four years on the Tenant Advisory and Corporate Services team. This included extensive work with national clients Thrivent Financial, Cambria USA, Polaris Industries, and numerous other companies locally in the Twin Cities. 


Transwestern Commercial Services (TCS) is a privately held real estate firm of collaborative entrepreneurs who deliver a higher level of personalized service and innovative client solutions. Applying a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Occupier Solutions, Capital Markets and Research, our fully integrated global organization adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types. We leverage market insight and operational expertise from across the Transwestern enterprise, which includes firms specializing in development and real estate investment management. TCS has 34 U.S. offices and assists clients from more than 200 offices in 37 countries through strategic alliances with France-based BNP Paribas Real Estate and Canada-based Devencore. Experience Extraordinary at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:

Amy Wheaton


Ben Cookson


Minneapolis, Minnesota

(612) 359-1604

Brian Fogelberg

Managing Director

Minneapolis, Minnesota

(612) 263-9832