Associate Vice President
Since graduating from Brigham Young University in Economics, Brandon has been actively involved in the Commercial Real Estate Brokerage community in Utah. Brandon has worked with the top teams in Multi-Family Investment Sales, National Tenant Representation, Self-Storage Analysis and Sales, Industrial Owner-User Sales and Office Tenant Representation. He began his career working with Single Tenant NNN Retail nationally. All of this experience has given Brandon the foundational understanding across nearly all Commercial Asset Types for his current expertise in Self-Storage and Multi-Family. His style is to put great deals together in the most efficient and fastest time possible. Brandon is actively involved with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and gives a significant amount of his time and resources serving the good people of Utah and the world through his cheerful and determined attitude. He served as a missionary in Mexico and loves to serve, share, and invite people everywhere.
Brandon was one of the youngest full time brokers with Colliers International in Salt Lake City to achieve Top 5 Producer Status in Downtown Salt Lake City and also Top 25 Producer Status company wide.
In the changing world of modern technology and rapid communication Brandon understands that it takes much more for a Commercial Real Estate Broker to add value in 2020 than to put up a sign, put up a listing, sit back and do nothing. Brandon strongly believes in proactive activity and leverages an unparalleled direct contact system to immediately take new opportunities directly to the cell phones and inboxes of the best clients to transact with. He is very aggressive yet kind, intelligent, and detail oriented. Brandon believes strongly in long term results and patiently awaits the right moments for clients to sell off assets at the highest prices and best times to harvest value and transfer the proceeds to capture the next wave of future growth.
Brandon lives with his wife, Jasmine, in Downtown Salt Lake. He was raised in Southern California.
Marcus & Millichap Company Cold Call Record Holder, over 2750 calls in one week
Assisted in the successful listing & sale of a $75,000,000 Multi-Family project known as Herriman Town Center.
Brigham Young University - Bachelor's Degree in Economics
Fluent in Spanish
Salt Lake City - Millrock
Brandon D. Fugal is a prominent business leader, recognized as a market leader nationwide, previous EY Entrepreneur of the Year – Western Region and Chairman and co-owner of Colliers International in Utah.
Before merging and partnering with Colliers International, Brandon was co-founder and owner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors, where his leadership was critical to the firm being recognized for 14 years in a row as the number one operator internationally with 30 offices in 11 states, and where he was recognized as the #1 agent globally. Colliers International is the number one commercial real estate firm in the Intermountain West, and one of leading commercial real estate firms in the world. Brandon was recently named 2022 CCIM Utah Office Broker of the Year, for which he has been recognized for the majority of the past decade.
Brandon has developed a sterling reputation as a trusted advisor, entrepreneur and business infrastructure expert on a national, regional and localized basis. Recognized as an authority in business, he has been interviewed and featured in numerous publications. In addition to his commercial real estate endeavors, Fugal is an active entrepreneur and investor, co-founding and leading companies including Cypher, Axcend and Texas Growth Fund. His special projects include the development and master planning of 1,250 acres on the North Shore of Oahu, the 512 acre Skinwalker Ranch in Utah, Evermore Park in Pleasant Grove and the 120 acre Thanksgiving Development in Lehi.
A lifelong resident of Pleasant Grove, Brandon both attended Utah Valley University (leadership scholarship recipient) and served for a decade on the Utah Valley University Foundation Board. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, formerly on the Governor’s Economic Council (GEC) and the board of Junior Achievement. Brandon has four children, and he and his wife Kristen are active philanthropists and serve in the community.
Salt Lake City - Millrock
With decades of experience within the international business and real estate sectors, Lew Cramer is one of the more well-connected economic development professionals in the Intermountain West helping Colliers clients grow, expand and succeed. Since 2013, he has helped lead the largest full-service commercial real estate company in the Intermountain West as CEO of Colliers | Utah. For the past five years, he has also served as a Utah State Transportation Commissioner, with responsibilities to assist and review the Utah Department of Transportation activities and its almost $3 billion annual budget to plan, build and operate Utah’s growing multi-modal transportation systems.
Earlier and as founding president and CEO, Lew led World Trade Center Utah from 2006 through 2013 at the request of Utah Governors Jon Huntsman and Gary Herbert. With his talented colleagues and strategic partners, he enhanced Utah’s international expansion by assisting Utah firms in connecting with global business opportunities, a method he employs today at Colliers. The success of Lew’s vision and efforts is shown in Utah’s position as the only state in the nation with positive export growth every year for the past decade, including tripling Utah’s global exports during that time. He also currently serves as one of three Americans on the international board of the World Trade Centers Association, comprising 300+ World Trade Centers in about 100 countries around the world.
During the George H.W. Bush administration, Lew served as Director-General of the U.S. Commercial Service, leading the activities of 1,400 commercial officers at over 100 embassies worldwide and 65 offices throughout the United States with the main focus of increasing U.S. exports and expanding international trade opportunities for American companies overseas. In the Reagan Administration, Lew served as a White House Fellow, as well as a sub-cabinet officer in the U.S. Department of Commerce, including as U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce and then as U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, involved in numerous international trade negotiations worldwide.
During his many years in Washington, D.C., Lew was also international Vice President of US WEST (a Regional Bell Operating Company) as part of the senior-level team that developed major telecommunications projects in over 20 countries that were valued at over $15 billion with 5 million customers when merged with AT&T in 2000. Lew has also practiced real estate law in Los Angeles and in the San Francisco Bay area. For many years, he taught real estate law at the University of Southern California and international business at Georgetown University.