The partner group of Colliers Denmark consists of the following members.


Carsten Gørtz Petersen

Director | Partner | MRICS

Carsten Gørtz Petersen (MRICS) is Partner of Colliers International's Aarhus office.

Carsten values and mediates the sale of commercial and investment properties as well as property portfolios. He has considerable working experiende in terms of strategic counselling in connection with major development projects, also for local authorities, in addition to commercial property sales, for instance in Denmark.

Carsten is originally from Aarhus and has a background in the financial sector. He has gained a broad insight into the international property markets from many years' industry experience, also with structured property fundings and syndications. He has extensive knowledge of the commercial property market in Jutland and in Denmark in general.

Work experience:

2018 Partner, Colliers International Denmark

2016 Chairman of the Board, Sadolin & Albæk

2009 COO, Sadolin & Albæk, Aarhus

2008 Partner, Sadolin & Albæk

2005 Director, Sadolin & Albæk, Aarhus

1999 Head of Scandinavian division, Württemberger Hypothekenbank AG, Stuttgart, Germany

1997 Senior Kreditreferent/Senior Lending Manager, DePfa Bank AG, Flensburg, Germany

1995 Associate Director/Head of Commercial Finance Dept., Sydbank A/S, Flensburg, Germany

1994 Prokurist/Chief Clerk, Sydbank A/S, Flensburg, Germany

1992 Kredit Referent/Lending Manager, Aktivbank AG, Stuttgart, Germany

1991 Project Manager, Aktivbanken A/S, Vejle, Denmark

1989 Group Manager, Senior Bank Clerk, Aktivbanken A/S, Vejle, Denmark


Positions of trust:

Chairman of the Board, Sadolin & Albæk A/S


Claus Sondrup

Director | Partner

I joined Colliers International Danmark A/S at the turn of 2002 as a commercial real estate agent and valuer.
In the fall of 2010, I became director of the Aalborg office and partner in Colliers International Danmark A/S.
I have more than 17 years of industry experience and a thorough knowledge of primarily investment properties in Denmark, with specific responsibility for properties in Aalborg and Copenhagen.

Jan Nickelsen

Director | Partner

I have worked at Colliers since 2004, and I am a director, specialising in sale and letting of office buildings and investment properties, at our Aarhus office. Previously, I worked as a residential real estate agent for 10 years in the Aarhus-area.

Jeppe Schønfeld


I am currently focussing my work on being a Partner in the Danish Capital Markets Team after 5 years as the CEO of Colliers International in Denmark. After acquiring the local JLL franchise in July 2018 our Danish business it approximately 150 professionals with 5 offices spread across Denmark and is owned by Colliers International Group listed on Nasdaq and Toronto Stock Exchange and a group of partners including myself. We are the clear market leader in Denmark with a market share of 35-40%, and in Capital Markets we have completed more than 50% of all transactions valued above EUR 150m in the last 3 years. In Capital Markets we work with large, complex and structured property transactions and business transactions with property companies, property developers, contractors, companies within the building material industry, etc. We undertake both sell side and buy side advisory assignments. I have 20+ years of experience in the financial sector in Denmark working with analysis, sales and advisory services within the property, building material and retail sectors of which 13 years has been with Deloitte Corporate Finance in Copenhagen, Denmark (6 years as Partner).

Lau Melchiorsen

Partner, Corporate Solutions | MRICS
Copenhagen Capital Markets

Lau Melchiorsen (MRICS) is Partner of Colliers International.

With 20 years' experience in the property industry, Lau enjoys in-depth knowledge of the markets in Denmark and abroad, in particular the Baltics, Poland, Russia, the Ukraine and Iceland.

Corporate Solutions is a multidisciplinary business area in strong growth internationally. Corporate Solutions include, for instance, tenant advisory services in regard to localisation, identification of lease premises as well as negotiations with property owners, developers and authorities, in addition to corporate space utilisation and exposure in property assets.

2018    Partner, Colliers International Denmark

2011     Partner and Director, Sadolin & Albæk A/S

2009     Director, Sadolin & Albæk Corporate Solutions

2006     Managing Director, Denmark, UAB Resolution

2005     Director, International Investments, KOBA

2001     Managing Director, Baltics, KOBA

1999     Business Development Manager, DTZ Egeskov & Lindquist

1997     Sales and Development Manager, Ørestad Development Corporation

1990     Consultant, Sadolin & Albæk

Martin Pedersen

Director | Partner

I have worked at Colliers International Danmark since 2004, where I have mainly specialised in letting and sale of investment properties. Since 1 February 2013, I have been the director of the office in Odense. Before joining Colliers, I worked 4 years as a real estate agent at EDC. I am married, father of 3 children and live in Thurø near Svendborg.

Peter Lassen

Director | Partner

Based in Copenhagen, I am today Partner. I started at Colliers in Aarhus in 1993, and  later I moved to the office in Vejle, before I started the company’s office in Odense in 1998.

I have worked in the real estate industry for many years. Consequently, I have gained great knowledge of the area and have been involved in a wide range of assignments (transactions, leases and valuations) across Denmark.

Peter Winther

CEO | Partner | MRICS
Copenhagen Capital Markets

Peter Winther (MRICS) is Partner and CEO of Colliers International in Denmark. He mediates the sale of commercial and investment properties as well as property portfolios.

Peter heads the Analyses and Research team. He enjoys in-depth market knowledge and a long-standing track record spanning a wide variety of commercial property services and consulting in Denmark and abroad, including analyses of corporate investment strategies and portfolio allocations, as well as asset management.

Work experience:

2018    Partner, CEO, Colliers International Denmark

2009   Managing Partner, CEO, Sadolin & Albæk

1999  Partner, Sadolin & Albæk

1996  Director, Sadolin & Albæk

1992  Director, Sadolin & Albæk International (defunct)

1989 Director, Baltica Kautionsforsikring

1984 Executive Assistant, Assistant Director and Regional Director, Sparekassen Sydjylland

1982 Assistant Attorney

René Neesgaard

Director | Partner

I have worked with letting, sale and valuation of office and industrial properties in Denmark since 1997. I have a broad network within the sector both locally and nationally, and I combine network with a professional handling of cases and processes.

Søren Lindbjerg


Since January 2000 I have been at Colliers as a commercial property agent, and I came from a position as a key account manager in a nationwide telecom/IT company. With my many years of experience, I have all-round knowledge of and act broadly in the real estate industry. I have my roots in the industrial and logistics segment, but my main activities are primarily in project development within all segments as well as sale of investment and rensidential rental properties. I operate mainly in Aarhus and Copenhagen, but I do cover all of Denmark.