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MPA Principal - Walt Nielsen

WALT NIELSEN owns MPA and has directed its activities for over eighteen years. With more than thirty-five years in the real estate industry, he brings extremely broad experience to all client matters. An owner, developer, and senior executive responsible for multi-billion dollar institutional portfolios and major “trophy” properties of all types of property, from raw land to office skyscrapers and retail malls to industrial parks, Walt has been "in all the chairs on both sides of the table.”

  • Former Illinois attorney and General Counsel for a major corporation
  • President of a national institutional real estate advisor
  • Head of Investments Management for the country's largest real estate partnership syndicator

He combines these professional credentials with an extensive transaction background in finance, ownership structuring, and numerous complex negotiations with governmental officials, contractors, architects, engineers, both individual and institutional buyers and sellers, and a wide variety of commercial tenants.