Phil Simonet, Principal
Phil Simonet is deeply committed to the relationships he has with his clients and to the success of each member of his organization.
provides thoughtful guidance and recommendations with diligence, creativity and the benefit of years of industry experience.
Areas of Specialization
specializes in the sale and leasing of industrial properties.
Over the years, he
has earned the loyalty and trust of his
clients - many of whom have relied on him time and time again.
Through hard work and integrity, Phil
has earned a reputation as an honest, loyal and creative professional who possesses both a sense of humor and great industry wisdom.
has extensive relationships with brokers, owners, developers and users.
This network of contacts gives his
clients a rare level of access to market information.
Because of his
long history with industry players and users, he
is able to introduce the parties, manage and facilitate the transaction to a successful conclusion.
Over the years, corporate and landlord clients alike have depended on and benefited from his
experience and expansive market knowledge and integrity.
In 1988, Phil began his real estate career at KOLL (formerly The Shelard Group), where he represented local and national clients.
primary focus was on the sale and leasing of industrial properties, and the representation of users, owners, developers and investors in the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate.
After eight years at KOLL, Phil joined with Fred Hedberg in 1996 to form Paramount Real Estate Corporation.
Phil earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of St. Thomas with a double major in Economics and Business Finance.
He is a current member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and the Minnesota Association of Commercial Realtors (MNCAR), of which he is a past President and in 2000 was awarded Commercial Realtor of the Year.
Phil was also President of the Minnesota Commercial Property Exchange (MCPE) in 2001.
was instrumental in MNCAR's development of the MCPE
, a web-based property system that is recognized nationally as one of the premier commercial real estate web-based property data systems.
It was this recognition that led the MCPE
to develop a strategic alliance with a real estate technology company, Xceligent
, a process Phil
is an active husband and father of three.
is a life long resident of the Twin Cities and currently resides in Lake Elmo.
family love to ski, bike and spend time together.