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Brett Cisler

Executive Vice President | Principal

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Professional Summary

For the last 22 years, Brett Cisler has served as a real estate advisor specializing in representing a large portfolio of landlords and tenants in Central Ohio. Brett maximizes his clients’ real estate investments through his comprehensive strategic approach to the business, while leveraging Colliers International’s strong research and marketing team to maintain the most up-to-date knowledge of the market.

His approach is founded on building relationships, problem solving and thoroughly understanding each client’s needs. Brett is a creative problem-solver
and actively guides his clients through the real estate process, beginning to end to ensure his clients are fully informed and satisfied every step of the way. With proven marketing strategies in place and continued efforts to stay abreast of the most recent marketing trends, Brett is able to stay ahead of the everchanging CRE market as it evolves and grows. Brett takes extraordinary pride in delivering exceptional service and is passionately dedicated through every phase of each project, including strategic planning, site selection, financial analysis, negotiation and execution.

Brett’s clients appreciate his expertise, passion and sense of urgency when it comes to their business, exceeding client expectations. In addition, Brett supports many civic initiatives including raising funds for cancer research through events such as Pelotonia and supporting the Salvation Army. When he isn’t helping clients win business or select the best space for their business, he can be found on the golf course or cycling with friends.


•    “Power Broker Award” Columbus, OH market - CoStar (multiple years)
•    “Broker of the Year” - Colliers International | Greater Columbus Region
•    “Top Producer” - Columbus Board of Realtor (multiple years)
•    “Largest Office Lease Transaction” -   Columbus Board of Realtors
•    “Largest Office Sale Transaction” -   Columbus Board of Realtors
•    “2019 Everest Club Award” -   Top 10% of producers of Colliers International Nationally


Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance Real Estate, University of Cincinnati

Memberships & Involvements

•    Pelotonia Rider - 2010-2020
•    Captain of Colliers Pelotonia Team
•    Junior Achievement Counselor


•    JPMorgan Chase
•    CenturyLink (formerly Qwest)
•    Liberty Mutual Insurance
•    Lab-Corp
•    Sun Life of Canada
•    Morgan Stanley
•    Mission Essential Personnel
•    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
•    AJ Gallagher
•    Allstate
•    Maxim Healthcare
•    Healthcare Trust of America 
•    Limited Stores
•    MAPFRE Insurance
•    IBM
•    Mitsubishi International
•    Sudden Impact Marketing
•    Mutual of Omaha
•    Thirty-One Gifts
•    Ohio Education Association
•    Mutual of Omaha
•    Fujitsu
•    Ohio Education Association
•    Allstate
•    Jet Edge



•    Cathcart Rail, LLC: 9,744 SF lease at 8940 Lyra Drive
•    G2O LLC: 39,817 lease at 5455 Rings Road
•    Western Air Charter Inc:  21,487 lease at 4131 Worth Avenue
•    Nexeo Solutions, LLC: 123,831 SF lease at 6000 Parkwood Place
•    Ohio Living: 24,056 SF lease at 9200 Worthington Road
•    Bank of America: 59496 SF lease at 8890 Lyra Drive
•    Pepper Construction: 17,556 SF lease at 5185 Blazer Parkway
•    PNC Bank, National Association: 72,987 SF lease at 155 E Broad Street
•    Veeva Systems: 59,005 SF lease at 5555 Parkcenter Circle
•    CenturyLink: 197,000 SF lease at 4675 Lakehurst Court
•    Aetna: 162,000 SF lease at 7400 W. Campus Oval
•    JPMorgan Chase: 29,000 SF lease in Cleveland, OH
•    Limited Stores: 55,000 SF lease at 7775 Walton Parkway
•    JPMorgan Chase: 32,000 SF lease in Troy, MI
•    Mission Essential Personnel: 25,000 SF lease in Columbus, OH
•    Thirty One Gifts: 669,000 SF office/distribution center in Columbus, OH
•    LabCorp:  27,000 SF lease in Livonia, MI
•    LabCorp: 26,000 SF lease in Nashville, TN
•    LabCorp:  37,000 SF lease in Chicago, IL
•    322,857 SF sale of 100 E Broad Street, $9,500,000
•    125,003 SF sale of 4860-5000 Blazer Parkway, $10,055,000
•    150,000 SF sale of 2120-2240 Citygate Drive (flex building), $10,950,000
•    112,599 SF sale of 6805 Perimeter Drive, $9,250,000
•    84,740 SF sale of 3401 Morse Crossing, $8,900,000


Service Lines

Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation

Property Type


Featured Research

Mar 31, 2022

2022 Q1 Office Trends Columbus Colliers

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, the Columbus office market recorded positive net absorption for the first quarter since Q1 2020. This 424,356 square feet of net absorption is a testament to the increased demand and leasing activity that Central Ohio has seen in recent months. The vacancy rate slightly increased to 12.86 percent, as construction completions added new available space to the market. Development remains strong, with six projects comprising of 947,188 square feet underway. Throughout 2022, Columbus can anticipate more growth as the office market rebounds and adapts to a post-pandemic world.
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Jan 1, 2022

2021 Q4 Office Trends Columbus Colliers

As the world continues to feel the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Columbus office market recorded negative net absorption of 55,939 square feet in the fourth quarter. The negative year-to-date absorption of 717,942 square feet has driven vacancy from 11.8 percent in Q1 2021 to 12.76 percent this quarter. However, Central Ohio is showing signs of recovery, with new development and tenant demand picking up significantly throughout the year. With 1.3 million square feet of product underway and over 140 users searching for office space, Columbus can anticipate increased activity in the new year.
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Oct 1, 2021

2021 Q3 Office Trends Columbus Colliers

The Columbus office market continues to be impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, recording 262,017 square feet of negative net absorption and vacancy of 12.7 percent.
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