President + CEO


Ms. Olson was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in March 2023. She joined Centerspace in April 2017 and had served as the company’s Chief Operating Officer since June 2018 where she led the operations, asset management, technology, legal, and internal audit functions. Since joining Centerspace, Ms. Olson has overseen more than $800 million of dispositions and the expansion of Centerspace’s market presence in Denver, Colorado. Prior to joining Centerspace, Ms. Olson had been in the private practice of law, most recently as a Partner in Dorsey & Whitney LLP's Real Estate Practice Group, where she focused on development and investment real estate for publicly traded and publicly registered REITs, including Centerspace, as well as private equity funds and national developers and owners. Prior to 2011, Ms. Olson served as Director of Investment Operations and in-house counsel for Welsh Companies, LLC and its affiliates, including providing leadership in the growth of its asset portfolio and development of a successful capital markets strategy. Ms. Olson holds a B.A. in English from Drake University and earned her J.D. with highest honors from Drake University Law School. Ms. Olson serves as a Trustee for CareTrust REIT (NYSE: CTRE) and is an active member of Urban Land Institute and NMHC, including membership on NMHC’s Innovation Committee.

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