Nancy Powell

Nancy Powell

Vice President, Real Estate Advisory



With numerous years of experience in real estate, Nancy contributes her success to her knowledge of the market, endless energy and a desire to do the right thing. With an intimate understanding of her market she can satisfy her clients by successfully negotiating leases for the right property.

Prior to Paramount Nancy was employed by Best Buy as a Real Estate Manager focusing her efforts on identifying and negotiating new stores as they expand into new markets. As the real estate professional, she led a cross functional team to ensure that the design, layout and sales projections maximized corporate objectives.

Prior to her leadership role at Best Buy, Nancy created and developed a commercial construction company that exclusively represented national specialty product manufacturers in the education and fitness markets. Building on strong business relationships and expertise in her field, Nancy competed successfully with long established leaders in that industry.


Nancy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Studies/Architecture from the University of Minnesota.


  • MNCAR-Minnesota Commercial Associate of Realtors
  • TCN Worldwide Member
  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce


“Trust is a very important issue for me when selecting a real estate broker. The trust I have in this team provides me great confidence that General Mills’ best interests are being considered throughout any type of real estate negotiation.”

– Tom Hogan, Director Global Real Estate & Facilities

"Focus Financial has partnered with this team because of their market knowledge and strong industry relationships. We have worked together on numerous real estate transactions in various sub-markets over the last 15 years. We have tremendous confidence that the team will deliver professional real estate advice."

– John Dritz, Focus Financial Network, Inc.


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