The Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR) awarded Welsh and Colliers International | Minneapolis-St. Paul with two significant awards at Thursday night’s award ceremony. Senior Associate Mike Doyle was named the 2011 Rising Star, and Senior Vice President Bill Ritter, Senior Associate Ryan Krzmarzick and Associate Eric Rossbach won “Industrial Transaction of the Year” for their contribution to the Computer Science Corporation lease at the First Park Lakeville building.

Senior Vice Presidents Bob Pounds, Tim Prinsen, Vice President Nils Snyder, Senior Associate Mike Doyle and the late Greg Multumyr were also recognized as a Finalist in the Investment Transaction category for their work with the One Financial Plaza building.

Rising Star of the Year

As Senior Associate in the Office Brokerage division of Colliers International, Mike Doyle specializes in providing quality leasing and sales services to commercial owners and tenants in the Minneapolis market. Over the last two years, Mike has worked in conjunction with his team on over 150 lease transactions with a total consideration of $65 million.

Doyle is a member of the MNCAR Community Relations Committee, the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce DRIVE Board, the MN Jaycees and the University of St. Thomas Real Estate Society. He is a co-chair of the Emerging Leaders Education and Leadership Committee and an Impact Speaker for the Emerging Leaders Steering Committee for the United Way, and was the Rookie of the Year for Welsh in 2009. In 2010, Doyle was recognized as a CoStar Power Broker.

Industrial Transaction of the Year

Senior Vice President Bill Ritter, Senior Associate Ryan Krzmarzick and Associate Eric Rossbach won “Industrial Transaction of the Year” for their contribution to the Computer Science Corporation lease at the First Park Lakeville building.

First Park Lakeville is a premier 91 acre business park with state-of-the-art distribution space available and additional land for up to 1 million square feet of build-to-suit facilities.  Located with close proximity to Interstate 35 from the intersection of County Road 70 and Dodd Blvd, it is well positioned with the logistics flexibility to meet a corporation’s evolving supply chain needs.