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Michael Hartel

Senior Executive Vice President

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Professional Summary

An Senior Executive Vice President for Colliers International, Michael Hartel been recognized throughout Orange County as a top-producing commercial real estate professional and leading industry expert.

With over 35 years of experience representing his clients’ interests, from seller/landlord and buyer/tenant representation to investment acquisitions, dispositions, 1031 exchanges and commercial development projects, Michael places great value on providing his clients unmatched service.

Michael began his career in 1988 with Colliers, still known then as The Seeley Company. After decades developing strong relationships and building a wealth of knowledge, he was recruited to Voit Real Estate Services in 2007, before being recruited back to Colliers in 2016.

During his career, Michael has successfully completed some of the largest real estate transactions in Orange County, together totaling over 45 million square feet and $6.0 Billion in consideration. In addition to more traditional transactions across product types, he has extensive experience in the acquisition and development of land sites into office and industrial business parks, which has led to more than 20 projects and 700 buildings sold since 2000.



As one of the top producing brokers at Colliers, I have received a multitude of awards, including:

  • Costar Power Broker
  • Broker of the Quarter (2019), The Irvine Company
  • Broker of the Year (1998-2001, 2004-2006, 2019-2021)
  • Max  Green Award (2016-2022), Colliers International
  • Ranked #1 Broker (2008, 2013), Voit Real Estate Services
  • Ranked Top 5 Brokers (2007, 2009, 2010-2012, 2014-2015), Voit Real Estate Services
  • Ranked #1 Industrial Broker (1996, 1999-2002, 2007, 2019, 2020), Colliers International, Orange County
  • Rookie of the Year (1989), The Seeley Company


Real Estate Broker’s License, California

Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics, California State University, Long Beach

Memberships & Involvements

NAIOP Orange County Chapter



Investment Properties, Land Marketing, Land Sales, Project Leasing, Warehouses, Lease Advisory, Mixed-Use Properties

Service Lines

Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation

Property Type

Industrial, Land, Office

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