Elin Michel-Midelfort’s career has been focused on commercial real estate for the last 18 years. She has worked in management, development and leasing of multifamily, office, retail, and mixed-use properties. Prior to moving to Portland in 2018, she was an active member of the Minneapolis/St. Paul real estate community for over 15 years. Elin joined CCG Property Management in January, 2021 and leads the office management side of the business.
Prior to joining CCG Property Management, Elin was a Vice President of Development for The Excelsior Group and serving that firm since 2012. She oversaw new multifamily developments with a concentration on design, lease-up, and property management. Elin’s sound strategies consistently maximized market rents, increased yields and achieved superior resident and partnership satisfaction.
Previous to her role at The Excelsior Group, Elin was an Association Portfolio Manager for First Service Residential for downtown Minneapolis luxury condominium and cooperative homeowner associations. She directly supervised 24 staff members, developed and executed annual budgets, oversaw over $25M in capital projects, and resolved matters according to the governing documents. Elin has also directed repositioning of underperforming assets (all real estate types) and worked in site selection for commercial brokerage.
Elin has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Urban/Regional Planning from Miami University in Ohio and is a Certified Property Manager (CPM®). She enjoys adventuring in the PNW, staying active through cross training, cross-country skiing, hiking, travel, cooking and playing with her nephews.