Kirk  Buttle

Senior Vice President

professional experience

Kirk Buttle is a Senior Vice President of CBRE Atlanta’s Retail Services. He has more than 30 years of retail brokerage experience, covering Atlanta, Georgia and the Southeast. Mr. Buttle has been involved in nearly every facet of the industry, from small shop leasing, tenant representation, large and small land sales to investment sales and development.

As a CCIM, Mr. Buttle has participated in the sale of multiple investment properties, brokered several land transactions including more than 20 drug store sites, multiple automobile dealerships and large tracts of land for major retailers such as The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Kroger, Publix and Target.  He has also represented several financial institutions with the selection and disposition of over 100 bank branches throughout North Georgia and Atlanta. Additionally, Mr. Buttle has assisted several major retailers with multiple dispositions and acquisitions including ALDI, The Shane Company, Ryan’s Family Steakhouse, Burger King, Papa John’s, Pizza Hut, Zaxby’s, Concentra, Micro Center, Comcast and others.  More recently, he has represented the FDIC in the disposition of several properties throughout metro Atlanta and North Georgia.

Before joining CBRE in 2007, Mr. Buttle was a Senior Vice President at Trammell Crow Company (1999 – 2007), and a Vice President at Cushman and Wakefield

(1993-1999). A graduate of Ricks College, (known today as Brigham Young University), he is certified by CCIM and is a member of the Atlanta Board of Commercial Realtors. Throughout his career, Mr. Buttle has been heavily involved with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) as a volunteer.  Recently, he completed a three-year volunteer assignment as the Georgia State Director. 

Mr. Buttle’s hobbies include scuba diving, cross training, cycling, and swimming. He also donates considerable time to the Boy Scouts of America.  Married for 33 years, Mr. Buttle and his wife Kelly have four grown children and six grandchildren.