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Blake St. Onge

Senior Vice President


Blake is an SVP and leader of the Cresa Portland office. Blake is known as a strategic business partner and CRE thought leader with extensive experience managing diverse CRE portfolios for large, medium, and small companies. He focuses on listening and advising his clients to design and implement real estate strategies that complement and align with organizations goals.


317 SW Alder Street
Suite 1050

Portland, OR 97204
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Over the course of the last 12 years, Blake has been involved in well over 1,000 real estate engagements, totaling in excess of 4 M square feet in 80 markets across the country, as well as in Puerto Rico, South/Latin America and Canada.  As a skilled and trusted advisor, Blake works with his clients to design, refine and execute real estate strategies that solve problems.  Whether a client requires a one-person executive suite or a national headquarters, Blake’s knowledge of real estate market dynamics, negotiation positioning and thorough client communication enable him to be an essential partner for Fortune 500 and local/regional companies alike.     

  • De La Salle North Catholic High School (Ambassador Board Member) 
  • The Rotary Club of Portland (U40 Committee Chair and Trust Board Member)
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Young Entrepreneurs Business Week
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Oregon Ethics in Business
  • Cresa's Emerging Leadership Council (ELC)
  • Young Leaders Committee of the CoreNet Global Oregon Chapter

Blake holds licenses in 3 states (Oregon, Washington, Texas), was ROY at Fischer & Company, holds the Karrass Negotiation Seminar certificate,  and is very well connected in the Portland business community.

Blake holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Philosophy and a minor in Business Leadership from The University of Dallas, where he graduated cum laude and was a 4-year letter winner and captain for the varsity baseball team.
This has been a big year for Nossa Familia Coffee, with a hand full of CRUCIAL projects, including the securing a new + larger HQ and roasting facilities and finding ideal retail locations for our expansion plans. Not easy projects at the present time when the Portland Real Estate is super competitive and challenging. Blake played a KEY role in helping us negotiate the purchase of our building (3.5M+ transaction) that was super complex. More than once it appeared the deal was dead and Blake helped us through it all, working nights and weekends when necessary. I gotta say that I am glad to be 'just a coffee roaster' and felt fortunate to have such an experienced professional walking us through the process. He's also helped us find and negotiate 3 retail locations. His expertise has allowed us at Nossa Famila to do what we do best, knowing we had a super strong partner to guide us through the complexity of real estate transactions. Thank you, Blake!
Augusto Carneiro  |   Founder & CEO
Nossa Familia Coffee
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October 4, 2018

Finding an Office in Portland

Cresa's Senior Vice President Blake St. Onge joins the discussion with other Portland area commercial real estate brokers to offer insight on choosing a new office for your company.