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December 28, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces Leif Aronsen has joined the firm’s Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions group as Senior Vice President. A 25-year veteran of the industry, Aronsen focuses on tenant and buyer representation within the Twin Cities market and specializes in land and site acquisition as well as office, retail and industrial space requirements. He will serve a broad range of clients, including financial institutions, private investors, national clients, law firms, insurance companies, restaurants and the medical industry.

“We are excited to have Leif join our team,” said Bill Wardwell, Director of Brokerage Operations for Transwestern’s Minneapolis office. “His commitment to the commercial real estate industry at a local and national level fits perfectly with our culture of leadership and involvement at Transwestern.”

Prior to joining Transwestern, Aronsen worked at TaTonka Real Estate Advisors. Aronsen is an active member of the Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR), National Association of Realtors, and NAIOP. Most recently, he was elected to the Executive Board of Directors for Minnesota Realtors and as a delegate for the organization. In 2021, Aronsen was named Broker of the Year by MNCAR.  

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About Transwestern Real Estate Services
Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types through a comprehensive perspective and by providing solutions grounded in sound market intelligence. Part of the Transwestern companies, the firm applies a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions, Capital Markets, and Research & Investment Analytics.

The privately held Transwestern companies have been delivering a higher level of personalized service and innovative real estate solutions since 1978. Through an integrated, customized approach that begins with good ideas, the firm drives value for clients across commercial real estate services, development, and investment management. Operating from 33 U.S. offices, Transwestern extends its platform capabilities globally through strategic alliance partners whose unique geographic, cultural, and business expertise fuels creative solutions. Learn more at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:
Amy Wheaton

Leif Aronsen

Senior Vice President

Edina, Minnesota

(612) 263-9879