Senior Vice President
As a Vice President at Colliers International | Minneapolis-St. Paul in the Healthcare Services Group, I focus on assisting healthcare providers with their real estate needs around the Twin Cities and surrounding area. In this role, I am able to leverage our national platform and tools to help my clients make informed real estate decisions that align with their strategic business goals.
I came to the Colliers Brokerage division in 2010. Over the course of my career, I have established relationships with a variety of healthcare industry professionals. Through this experience, I've learned that healthcare deals can be complex - and in these complex moments, it is my role to pay special attention to my clients, working to seamlessly guide them through every transaction flawlessly.
I take pride in my forward-thinking approach and am a solutions-driven person. The key to my overall success has been building solid and quality relationships with all of my clients and connections.
- 2012 Rookie of the Year - Welsh Companies | Colliers International
BA in Economics from the University of Minnesota, with minors in Management and Chinese Languages & Literature
Memberships & Involvements
- MNCAR (Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors)
- NAIOP Developing Leaders
- University of Minnesota Alumni Association
- MMGMA (Minnesota Medical Group Managment Association)
- The Advisory Board Company
“I've had the opportunity to work with Brian on several real estate projects over the past few years. I always enjoyed his honest and ethical approach to our business transactions. He really championed the initiatives, ensuring their success”
- Kenneth Palattao, Vice President-Healthcare Consultant, Healthcare Managment Resources
"I also want to take the time to recognize and commend Lou Suarez and Brian Bruggeman for their excellent work on all the properties they have listed for us the past few years. Their professional approach and consistently high level of effort has helped make these investments a success for us and I greatly appreciate all they have done. They are true asssets to your organization."
-Charles Greenberg, Vice President - Asset Managment, IRET Properties
Senior Vice President
Minneapolis - Downtown
I specialize in development, sale and leasing services for the medical and office industries. As a respected and well-recognized industry expert in the healthcare real estate field, I focus on providing healthcare clients with the most efficient and successful outcomes for their strategic real estate needs.
I joined Colliers in 2003 and since then, I have taken a very active role in the national Colliers Healthcare Services Group platform, contributing as a member of the National Steering Committee. I am committed to and strongly believe in continued professional development and am continuously seeking opportunities to educate myself on market and industry trends.
My passion for healthcare real estate means ultimate dedication to my clients. The healthcare industry is innovative, exciting, and impactful, and I continue to allow these to be driving factors in my business. My knowledge of the market and industry trends has made me one of the foremost thought leaders in the Twin Cities healthcare industry, and I continue to work effectively, and diligently to find the best possible solutions for my clients’ healthcare real estate needs.