Carleton Nelson is a Regional Development Manager at where he is responsible for Data Center property development in the United States and abroad. Prior to joining Amazon, Mr. Nelson managed Global Corportate Services for CBRE Inc. where he headed the North American real estate portfolio team for Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management & Capital Markets.

Mr. Nelson began his career at CORFAC International in Minneapolis and then went on to join the Colliers Development group in the Twin Cities. Carleton has acquired, leased and developed over $100 million of industrial assets totaling over 3 million square feet and has been involved in over $500 million of industrial transactions in his career. In addition to his current role, Mr. Nelson is the co-founder and manager of Nelson-Rountree Property Group which specializes in value-add real estate transactions and real estate syndication.

Mr. Nelson graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2001 and has a Masters degree in Real Estate Development from Clemson University. Carl is heavily involved in NAIOP and is a FIABCI International Real Estate Federation scholar.