Mr. Virtue is a Senior Managing Director at CBRE Capital Advisors, Inc., the real estate investment banking business of CBRE Group. He joined CBRE in July 2016 and is based in Los Angeles. In his role at CBRE Capital Advisors, Mr. Virtue is focused on advising public and private real estate and lodging companies on strategic and capital raising assignments and expanding CBRE’s reach on the West Coast.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Virtue has worked on a wide variety of public and private transactions including initial public equity and debt offerings, public securities follow-on offerings, private placements, joint ventures, sell-side and buy-side M&A advisory and real estate valuation as well as managing extensive client management and business development responsibilities.
Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Virtue was most recently a Managing Director at Eastdil Secured/Wells Fargo’s real estate investment banking group where he led West Coast investment banking coverage. During his tenure at Eastdil Secured, he managed and advised on more than $20 billion of public securities offerings, financial advisory and joint venture transactions on behalf of public and private real estate clients. Prior to Eastdil Secured, Mr. Virtue was a Director at Lowe Enterprises in Los Angeles and previously was a Director at Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York and most recently Los Angeles, where he led the firm’s real estate investment banking business on the West Coast.