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Bob Pounds

Senior Managing Director

Bob Pounds, CSM, joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2019 as a senior managing director in the firm's Minneapolis-St. Paul office, where he helps lead a capital markets investment team specializing in retail, office and industrial properties. Mr. Pounds and the rest of the team previously worked in the Minneapolis office of Colliers International, where they completed 250 transactions valued at $1.8 billion during their tenure.

A proven leader in the real estate industry, Mr. Pounds brings to Newmark Knight Frank varied experience in single- and multi-tenant retail, office and industrial property investment sales. His clients have included Brixmor Property Group, IRC Retail Centers, LNR Partners Sara Investments Real Estate and a number of distinguished national, regional and private equity investors.
Prior to Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Pounds had been in the commercial real estate industry with Colliers Minneapolis-St. Paul for 31 years. He transitioned to investment sales after leading the property management team, where he was responsible for all business development.

Professional Achievements

  • Top Investment Sales Broker, Colliers Minneapolis-St. Paul, 2003, 2004, 2007-2010 and 2013-2016
  • Colliers International Everest Club, 2014, 2015, 2016

Professional Affiliations

  • NAIOP
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC); CSM (Certified Shopping Center Manager) designation
  • Minneapolis Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR)
  • Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA)
Bob Pounds
Bob Pounds
Senior Managing Director
Fifth Street Towers
100 South Fifth Street, Suite 2150
Minneapolis, MN 55402
United States
T  612.430.9948


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Areas of Specialization
  • Investment Sales
  • Retail
  • Industrial
  • Office

Years of Experience
31 years