As an associate birector based out of Newmark Knight Frank’s Minneapolis office, Michael Dwyer is responsible for the property management operations of the firm’s portfolio in the Minneapolis market. A highly skilled property management professional, Mr. Dwyer implements best practices, policies and procedures that maximize the value of his clients’ real estate assets. He is quick to build client relationships and provides expert knowledge in management and operations, including expense reduction, strategic and forward-thinking solutions for property operations and staffing. He is also responsible for business development to maximize growth and profitability for the market.
Prior to joining NKF, Mr. Dwyer served as director for sales & marketing for NRG Energy, Inc. His responsibilities included developing energy savings strategies for large customers and creating a multi-tiered marketing plan designed to reconnect and retain existing customers by providing a variety of value-added services. He previously served as executive vice president of property management at NorthMarq Real Estate Services. In this capacity, he led management/leasing teams in increasing asset value and investment returns across the portfolio by reducing expense and increasing occupancy rates, resulting in the successful disposition of properties. He also served as executive vice president, property management, at Opus Property Services, LLC; vice president and general manager at Heitman Properties; vice president and director of property management at Jones & Company; and vice presdient at Cohen-Esrey Real Estate Services.
- Certified Property Manager (CPM), Institute of Real Estate Management
- Government Affairs Committee, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
- Energy and Environment Committee, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
- Member, Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
- Minneapolis Downtown Council
- East Town Business Partnership
- City of Minneapolis Destination Transformation 2030 Task Force
- Audio Society of Minnesota
- Lake Pepin Yacht Club
Mr. Dwyer earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of St. Thomas, where he also earned a mini-MBA program certificate.