Mike Thomas

Mike Thomas

Senior Vice President

License # OR #961000020; WA #10781

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About

Professional Summary

Mike joined Colliers International in 1996 and has been involved in commercial real estate since 1985. He specializes in leasing and sales of office and light industrial properties in Beaverton and the Sunset Corridor. In addition, he is part of a select team that is leading local and State development efforts to recruit alternative energy companies to Oregon. He has traveled nationally and internationally with various delegations to promote Oregon within the solar energy industry.

For the first decade of his career, Mike traveled nationally as a commercial real estate appraiser. He performed appraisals for institutional grade properties including: regional malls, shopping centers, industrial parks, office buildings, hotels and multi-family residences. Mike moved to Portland from Dallas, TX in 1994 and transitioned into brokerage with Colliers in 1996, where he has established himself as an expert in leasing and sales of office and light industrial properties.

Accomplishments

Mike's aptitude for structuring highly complex transactions through his network of local contacts has been imperative in bringing transactions together. In addition, Mike was named one of Colliers' Top 5 Portland Producers of the Year.

Education

MBA, Santa Clara University

Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M University

Colliers University "Knowledge Partner" Designation

Memberships & Involvements

Commmercial Association of Brokers, Greater Portland Inc, Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce.

Clients

Majestic Realty Co, Principal Global Investors, Pacific NW Properties, Watumull Corporation, Lattice Semiconductor, SSOE Group, St. Laurent Properties, SunPower, Hinds Instruments

Testimonials

"Mike Thomas provided excellent service. He always replied to all our questions through email and gave us many options to look at. We are still with him now on a few other properties." - Universal Garden Supply and Manufacturing

"Integrity. Loyalty. Creativity. Strong work ethic. Smarts. Kindness -- Mike Thomas in a nutshell, and why he constantly tops our “favorite” broker & friend list." -  Evan Bernstein, Partner, Pacific NW Properties

"Having represented the interests of St. Laurent Properties since 2003 in deals valued at over $100 million, Mike Thomas brings a unique approach combining high integrity with comprehensive market knowledge to enable him to advise our team on critical issues such as pricing properties for sale and lease, negotiating with clients to have successful outcomes that serve our interests in the best possible way, and provide general information on property management. I always feel confident that Mike will represent our best interests truthfully and honestly while still taking care of high-quality clients. Mike is a trusted advisor." -  William St. Laurent

Services

Skills
Development Consulting
Service Lines
Tenant Representation, Landlord Representation
Property Types
Industrial, Office, Land
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