David Thibodeaux is an accomplished commercial real estate professional and manager with more than fifteen years experience. After graduating from Lamar University in 1989 with a BBA in Finance, Mr. Thibodeaux spent three years with National Facilities Corporation as an Acquisition Analyst, where he negotiated sale, lease and financing contracts on various commercial assets. In 1993, Mr. Thibodeaux entered the appraisal profession with positions as a commercial real estate analyst with Lee Burns and Company and eventually The Harris County Appraisal District.
Mr. Thibodeaux joined CBRE in 1997 and was promoted to Director of the Financial Consulting Group (FCG) after two years as an analyst. In his capacity as Director, Mr. Thibodeaux managed underwriting assignments for CMBS portfolio acquisitions ranging in size from 30-200 assets. Additionally, he consulted with brokers, financial institutions and corporate clients on lease and sale negotiations and with pricing determinations on institution grade commercial assets.
In 2000, CBRE combined FCG with the Appraisal Division to form the Valuation and Advisory Services Group (VAS). Mr. Thibodeaux moved to Austin, Texas to establish a VAS office where he was promoted to Managing Director in charge of the Central Texas Region. The region includes Austin, Waco, San Antonio, Laredo, El Paso and tertiary areas throughout Central and West Texas.
In his capacity as a Managing Director, Mr. Thibodeaux has performed consulting, review and appraisal services on most significant commercial real estate transactions and development projects in the Central Texas Region. Additionally he has provided expert witness testimony in US Bankruptcy Court, US District Court, various County District Courts and in various County Property Tax Appraisal disputes. His experience ranges across property lines and has acted to establish CBRE as a prominent player in the Central Texas Region with over 900 valuation assignments completed in 2013.