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Jon Hicks

Senior Advisor


Jon is a highly focused, organized student of his surroundings. He tends to see solutions to current challenges in the success of his past experiences.

Jon joins Cresa Minneapolis with nearly 16 years of experience in commercial property valuation and tax consulting on both the private and public sides. Throughout his career he has been fortunate to gain experience in property tax litigation and negotiation from some of the best. He has a degree in Real Estate from St. Cloud State University, a Certified General Appraisal License and a Senior Accredited Minnesota Assessor (SAMA) license. His background includes working on Office, Retail, Industrial, Apartments, Hotels, Senior Housing, Self Storage and Land. This unique mix of experience allows him to find fair conclusions that make sense for the client. Jon has a team-first attitude and relies on relationships to get the job done.

Personal Fact

Jon enjoys staying active through his local crossfit community, adult hockey league and golf leagues and is also a part-time coach for Olympic weightlifting. He also loves to cook and bake!

Professional Experience

Marvin F. Power and Company, Consultant
City of Minnetonka, Commercial Appraiser II
Apiary Coworking, Owner
Simonson Appraisals, Commercial Appraiser
City of Minneapolis, Principal Appraiser
Oehrlein Appraisals, Commercial Real Property Appraiser
The Valuation Group, Commercial Appraiser
CBRE, Facilities Coordinator


Affiliations and Memberships

St. Cloud State Real Estate Alumni Association
MAAO Member
Practicing Affiliate, Appraisal Institute
MS Society Volunteer and Nine-Time MS 150 Participant
Animal Humane Society Walk for Animals Participant


St. Cloud State University, B.S., Real Estate