Professional Profiles


Executive Managing Director, Principal

Professional Background

Mike Carlson, SIOR, CCIM, serves as executive managing director and principal in Newmark Grubb Zimmer’s St. Louis office, where he represents both tenants and landlords in the St. Louis marketplace as well as nationally. Mr. Carlson specializes in office leasing, tenant representation, and investment sales. The St. Louis Business Journal has recognized him as one of the Heavy Hitters in Commercial Real Estate every year since 2001. Mr. Carlson has also received the CoStar Power Broker Award every year since 2004.

Professional Affiliations

w  Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) St. Louis Chapter

w  Chapter president, 2015

w  Chapter vice president, 2014

w  Chapter secretary, 2013

w  Forecast speaker, 2011

w  Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) St. Louis Chapter

w  Chapter president, 2007

w  Board member, Missouri Growth Association (MGA), 2007 and 2015

w  Advisory board, St. Louis Bank

w  Licensed real estate salesperson, state of Missouri

Personal Affiliations

w  Young Friends of St. Louis Children’s Hospital

w  Missouri Athletic Club

w  Norwood Hills Country Club


Mr. Carlson earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he double majored in finance and real estate.





Executive Managing Director, Principal
St. Louis
Newmark Grubb Zimmer
8235 Forsyth Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105
T 314.254.4600
D 314.628.0438
M 314.882.5680
Independently owned and operated
Areas of Specialization
  • Office Market
  • Tenant Representation
  • Owner Representation
  • Investment Sales
Years of Experience
18 years