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Kevin ONeill | Colliers | Minneapolis - St. Paul

Kevin ONeill

Executive Vice President

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Professional Summary

With more than 25 years of experience at Colliers International, Kevin has focused his entire career on office property leasing and sales in the Minneapolis Suburban Market. Kevin consistently ranks among our top salespeople in Colliers Minneapolis - St. Paul and has been named a member of the Colliers International Everest Club, which recognizes the top ten percent of all Colliers brokers in the United States. Kevin has completed more than 1,600 lease and sale transactions totaling in excess of over 7 million SF of space with total consideration of more than $1.5 billion.

Kevin’s thorough understanding of the office market combined with his straightforward and honest approach has fostered many long term relationships with local and national owners of office buildings. Kevin’s team works closely with clients to establish strategic plans consistent and complementary with their goals, objectives and strategies.


Kevin’s team currently represents a variety of institutional and entrepreneurial owners including: GE, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, Colony Capital, Onward Investors and Mortenson Construction. Kevin recently completed a ten year lease with a Fortune 100 Company for approximately 258,000 square feet to increase the occupancy of a Class A Building in Eden Prairie to 98%. Southdale Office Centre, a 450,000 SF, four-building project on France Ave. in Edina, has consistently out performed the market during the 16 years Kevin has also recently sold a 200,000 SF three building campus on behalf of one of his clients. 

Kevin’s team also represents corporate real estate users in evaluating their market alternatives and developing and implementing long-term real estate plans. For example, Kevin recently represented a publicly traded software company in relocating to a 130,000 SF space in Minnetonka and assisted a fast growing healthcare company in the lease of 53,000 square feet in downtown Minneapolis. Kevin is skilled and experienced in connecting corporations with the appropriate property.


BA, University of Notre Dame


MBA, Finance, University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management












Memberships & Involvements



GE Real Estate, Cornerstone Real Estate, Colony Capital, Ryan Companies, Investcorp, Onward Investors, Mortenson Companies


Service Lines

Tenant Representation, Landlord Representation

Property Type

Office, Retail

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Featured News

Feb 16, 2018

MNCARs 2017 Top Brokers Award Ceremony

Colliers International | Minneapolis-St. Paul is pleased to announce that Senior Vice President’s Kevin O’Neill and Michael Gelfman took home the award for Top Office Transaction for their representation of landlord Colony NorthStar in the U.S. Bank lease at Excelsior Crossings
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Dec 11, 2017

US Bank signs lease at Excelsior Crossings in Hopkins, MN

U.S. Bank will move between 1,000 and 2,000 employees to Excelsior Crossings in Hopkins in a consolidation of its home mortgage division.The Minneapolis-based bank signed a 258,000-square-foot lease at 9380 Excelsior Blvd. Mike Gelfman and Kevin O’Neill of Colliers International | Minneapolis-St. Paul represented the landlord on the transaction, Colony Northstar Inc., of Los Angeles.
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