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Mike Erwin


Senior Executive Vice President

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Professional Summary

Mike Erwin is a commercial real estate expert specializing in San Diego County Industrial/R&D properties and investments, representing buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, developers, and investors.  Mike is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), the leading global professional industrial real estate association. Mike's career started as a bank regulator where he evaluated the safety and soundness of national banks and audited banks' commercial loan and OREO portfolios from 1992 to 1998. He began commercial real estate sales and leasing in 1998.

Mike now provides clients with a wide range of services, including development, consultation, financial analysis, lease analysis, market analysis, sale and lease negotiations, and value assessment of commercial properties. Focused on exceeding client expectations, Mike fosters productive strategic relationships and grows sales with new marketing strategies and techniques.  Mike's undergraduate and graduate degrees from San Diego State University have been valuable in both his career aspirations and in fostering connections within the San Diego region.


• Colliers International San Diego Top 2 Producer 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
• Everest Club Member (annual recognition of top 10% Colliers brokers) 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
• Sold and leased over $1 billion in transaction volume since 1998 (approx. ±1,000 transactions)
• Colliers International Companywide Top Industrial Producer 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021
• Colliers International Top Industrial Producer 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2021
• Annual average of 36 Sales transactions and 40 Lease transactions averaging $90 million per year during the years of 1998 through 2012
• Averaged top two producing real estate agents companywide 1999 – 2011 (out of approximately 95 agents) at Cassidy Turley/Grubb & Ellis
• Cassidy Turley/BRE Commercial Top 2  producing industrial Agents companywide 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
• Grubb & Ellis/BRE Commercial Circle of Excellence (top thirty producing agents nationwide) 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 (2010 merged with Cassidy Turley)
• Awarded Charles Lamden Rising Stars of Business, selected from the top graduates of the San Diego State University College of Business
• Awarded San Diego County CoStar Power Broker for Industrial Sale and Leasing in multiple years
• Awarded SDCCAR 2002 Industrial Deal Maker of the Year in San Diego County
• Awarded Rookie of the Year 1999 – highest-producing first-year agent in company history (Grubb & Ellis | BRE Commercial)
• Awarded Top Advertisement Sales and Most Valuable Account Executive for the San Diego State University Daily Aztec newspaper 1990-1991
• U.S. Treasurery Department: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency,  Bank Regulator for the Western Region 1992 – 1998


San Diego State University, San Diego
Bachelor of Science in Finance (minor in Economics), 1991
Master of Business Administration in Finance/Real Estate, 2001


Memberships & Involvements

SIOR - Society of Industrial and Office Realtors

NAIOP - National Association for Industrial and Office Parks

Toby Wells Foundation, Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce






Business Development, Financial Analysis, Land Sales, Lease Advisory

Service Lines

Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation

Property Type

Industrial, Land

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