Jean Kane has spent over 30 years successfully navigating and ultimately advancing her career in the Commercial Real Estate industry, but she didn’t get there by being like everyone else. From very early on Jean realized that the only way to differentiate yourself, is to be yourself! Hear Jean’s story on how she identified her unique “youisms” and turned her strengths, talents and passions into a successful and satisfying career.
Being the CEO of one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the Twin Cities is not something Jean Kane takes lightly. As an industry leader and integral member of the commercial real estate industry, Jean has a reputation for listening, providing straightforward counsel, and executing and delivering results. A key contributor to the business since 1987, Jean embodies the entrepreneurial spirit and core values upon which the Minneapolis-St. Paul office of Colliers International was built; integrity, excellence, teamwork, and innovation.
Under her leadership, The Colliers International | Minneapolis-St. Paul office thrives and has grown to a 240-employee firm.
Among many other awards and recognition, Jean has recently been named as one of the Twin Cities ‘Most Admired CEO’s’ by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. In addition, Jean is listed in Midwest Real Estate News’ Hall of Fame, and she has been named among the ‘200 Minnesotans You Should Know’ by Twin Cities Business Magazine, Jean is committed to working with a diversity of corporate and community leaders to cultivate economic growth in the Twin Cities and throughout Minnesota. She has been a featured speaker and panelist at events across the country, sharing her insights and unique perspective on the industry with other professionals.
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