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A different approach to commercial real estate

Commercial Equities Group Jeff Salzbrun

At CEG, we know space.

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A full-service commercial real estate brokerage, Commercial Equities Group (CEG) is certified service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota. Through its network of investors, brokers, and other CRE professionals, CEG assists private and government clients in the leasing, buying, selling of, and investing in commercial properties.


Led by owner Jeff Salzbrun, our group is made up of industry greats who provide the best service and most beneficial insight to effectively get deals done. CEG brokers deal in the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area, St. Cloud, and other cities in the Midwest. Although we have worked with most product types, our focus is on industrial, office, mixed use, and land. Whether investment, user, or government properties, we will work tirelessly on your behalf to find the right fit for you.

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Jeff in 1988

Jeff Salzbrun
CEG Founder, Owner, & Broker


Jeff, an Army Airborne Veteran, knows the market and can help with any Twin Cities commercial space requirements. Looking to expand, renew, or start a new adventure? Jeff fully understands the physical asset and the complexities of the entire sale and lease process. No worries if you are new to the commercial real estate market, he and the CEG team will guide you through the process. In his Airborne unit, there was no room for error or guess work. “I will be sure always" was the motto. So, you can trust Jeff and the team to help you make the jump. 

Jeff knows the business.


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Jeff and the CEG team operate with integrity, honesty, transparency and, of course, humor as we work for you. We help clients and tenants find and stay in the right space for their businesses. CEG works on the behalf of corporate, private, and public clients, whether as owners, tenants, buyers, or sellers. With an emphasis on industrial, office, mixed use, and land properties, Jeff’s experience ranges over two decades in which he has assisted in the development, management, sales, and leasing of millions of square feet. Our combined team has been involved in many thousands of sale and lease transactions, ranging from single offices to 2.5M square feet.

Jeff knows deals.


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With a vast network of contacts, Jeff is a known successful and licensed broker in the commercial real estate field. A US Army Veteran and graduate of St. Cloud State University, his connections are deep in Minnesota. He is an active member with the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), as well as the Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR). As an owner of CEG, he has assembled a team and built a culture that is relationship-driven, committed to help others, growth-focused, and proficient.


Jeff knows people. 

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If you are tired of leasing, you might have more options than you think. Most lenders prefer owner-occupied buildings and with today’s favorable lending market, you might get the building of your dreams. Call us today to find out more about your buying options.


If it’s time to sell, whether you’re looking to retire, lease or upgrade to a different property, we can help. We’re able to quickly provide market specific information that enables you to understand your property’s value in today’s marketplace. This is key in understanding your real estate options. We’re connected to the community and will burn shoe leather daily to get it sold. Period.


Whether you are in need of more space, renewing your lease, or need to lease out a space, we can provide the insight and market knowledge you need to make informed and sound business decisions. The bottom line – we save you money.


There’s a different feeling between seeing a stock listed on a statement and driving up to and walking through a building you own. You can touch it. You can show your kids. CRE is tangible. And there’s nothing like a good slice of the pie. We're here to help you meet your investment goals.



"He is a professional that goes above and beyond any other broker I have ever met. Jeff offers experience and insight far surpassing any expectations one might have. If I were looking for commercial property, especially warehouse/industrial, I can not imagine contacting anyone else other than Jeff."

Harry C. Whelden III President/General Manager

North American Wholesale Florist, Inc

"Jeffry Salzbrun who is in our estimate one of the most professional, knowledgeable and aggressive commercial agents with which we deal. Jeff is constantly developing users and prospects for our portfolio which clearly indicates he burns shoe leather on a daily basis in the marketing of his listings and the pursuit of his prospects.


Jeff works hard and smart and is one of the few we would consider listing a property with."

John N. Allen

Chairman & CEO

Industrial Equities LLP

"Jeff … has years of experience in the handling of all phases of the warehouse business, selling, leasing and management.
My experience is over 50 years in the real estate business and if someone would ask me to rate Jeff's ability and professions knowledge I would have
to rate Jeff as one of the top 10 real estate agents I have used."

R. A. Stinski


Skyline Builders

"In all my decades of having worked with many other commercial real estate salespeople I would only recommend two! Is that clear enough! Jeff Salzbrun is one of them! I must say that he and his team at Commercial Equities Group know it like no other team I have ever been exposed to!


I work very hard to separate myself from mediocrity and the professionals I proudly refer and recommend are no exception to this rule."

Todd Rooker


Financial Crisis Recovery,  LLC


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