Wally Tufvander

Wally Tufvander

Vice President, Project Management




Wally has spent the majority of his career in the real estate and project management fields. Prior to Forte, he worked at larger corporate firms such as Cushman & Wakefield and Turner & Townsend. The team aspect and client focused values of Forte better suits his character. He has lead teams developing and constructing new ground up office and K-12 school buildings. He has managed hundreds of projects for clients renovating or relocating their offices.

Most clients are renewing leases and renovate or relocate their operations every 5-10 years. Wally enjoys helping clients navigate the complex process involved with projects. His strength is being able to translate Project Management specific language into layman’s terms. He is easily able to review complex construction site details and explain them in less complex language to each client’s project team.

His experience has been invaluable providing budgets and project related information to the internal Forte team early in lease review.


Wally obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from North Dakota State University.


  • Any outdoor activity
  • Spending time with family (Dad-Taxi)
  • Orono HS Mountain Biking Team Coach



    “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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