Michael B. Pepper

Senior Vice President

Professional Experience

Michael Pepper is a Senior Vice President specializing in office sales and leasing in the Northern Virginia [Tysons Corner] office of CBRE.  Since his start at CBRE in 1990, Mike Pepper has been involved in excess of 3,560,000 SF of leased transactions.
As Vice President of Cafferty Development Corporation for six years, Mr. Pepper served as Director of Marketing and Finance responsible for all leasing and financing activities for an office/industrial portfolio in excess of 1,000,000 square feet in Northern Virginia.  The firm’s primary focus was build-to-suit development targeting Fortune 500 companies.  The firm’s build to suit office and industrial projects were structured on either a straight lease, turnkey sale or equity joint venture basis.  Mr. Pepper has been involved in all phases of the development process including:
  • Site search and land acquisition
  • Rezoning and zoning variances
  • Planning and construction
  • Financing - underwriting construction and permanent loans with presentations to prospective lenders
  • Marketing/leasing of any speculative/expansion space
  • Property Management
  • Coordination of move-in


  • Former recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award as “Rookie of the Year
  • Co-captain of the 1981 NCAA finalist basketball team at the University of North Carolina