Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® elects Robert T. Martensen, SIOR, as West Regional Director

Phoenix, May 1, 2019Rob Martensen, SIOR, executive vice president at Colliers International in Arizona, was recently elected as the 2020 West Regional Director for the SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL AND OFFICE REALTORS® (SIOR). He will assume the position at SIOR’s Fall World Conference in Portland, Oregon, in October.

Martensen has specialized in the metro Phoenix industrial market for 21 years, and his industrial expertise includes single- and multi-tenant building sales and leasing, land sales, build-to-suits, ground-up speculative developments, and landlord and tenant representation. He is recognized as a top-producing industrial broker and industry leader, and has been involved in over 600 transactions, including industrial and land sales, leasing and build-to-suits.

An SIOR member since 2009, Martensen has served in a variety of leadership capacities, including as the 2017-2019 President of the Arizona Chapter.

“I owe much of the success in my career to SIOR and the connections I have made through this association,” said Martensen. “I’m honored to give back to the organization in this capacity, encouraging the positive evolution of SIOR and mentoring its dynamic members.”

Martensen holds a Bachelor of Arts from Arizona State University. In addition to the SIOR organization, he is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and member of NAIOP.  Martensen serves on the Colliers International Logistics and Transportation Solutions Group, the company’s Arizona Leadership Council, and the Colliers AZ Cares Board.

He has been recognized by Colliers International in Arizona as a top producer each of the past five years and in 2018 was honored with the All-In Award for being fully committed to moving to the next level and setting winning strategies for the future. Martensen has been featured as Broker of the Month in Commercial Executive Magazine and selected as an Arizona Business Leader by AZ Big Media.

The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR) is the leading society for industrial and office real estate professionals. Individuals who earn their SIOR designation adhere to the highest levels of accountability and ethical standards. Only the industry's top professionals qualify for the SIOR designation. Today, there are more than 3,300 SIOR members in 685 cities in 36 countries. www.sior.com.

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Rob Martensen

Executive Vice President

Phoenix

As an executive vice president with Colliers International, I have specialized in the metro Phoenix industrial market for 22 years. My industrial expertise includes single- and multi-tenant building sales and leasing, land sales, build-to-suits, ground-up speculative developments, and landlord and tenant representation.

I am an expert in analyzing market conditions, with a precise knowledge of current lease rates and values. Leveraging my knowledge of current and future market trends with Colliers’ exceptional research capabilities, I ensure clients are able to make smart, profitable and informed real estate decisions.

Whether working with developers, landlords or tenants, I understand each client’s business challenges and develop tactical recommendations and real estate solutions focused on accelerating their success. Transactions are aligned with my clients’ business objectives to meet or exceed their financial goals. My organizational skills ensure transactions close in a timely manner.

Recognized as a top-producing industrial broker and industry leader, I have been involved in over 600 transactions, including industrial and land sales, leasing and build-to-suits.

As an active member of Colliers and my community, I serve as president of the Arizona Chapter of SIOR, am a member of the Leadership Council for Colliers in Greater Phoenix, and am on the board of Colliers AZ Cares—a charitable foundation. I am involved with and support Brokers for Kids, Anytown Arizona and Colliers’ Holiday Adopt-a-Family.

When not brokering industrial real estate, I am a semi-professional off-road race car driver and have won the prestigious Baja 1000 off-road race in Baja, Mexico.

Before joining Colliers in 1997, I worked in the residential real estate market.

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