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Amira Yunis

Executive Vice President

Amira Yunis

Executive Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services, Retail
+1 212 9848126
+1 212 9847106

New York City

200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
+1 212 9848000
+1 212 9848040

Professional Experience

Amira Yunis is an Executive Vice President with CBRE’s Retail Services Group, representing tenants and landlords in retail transactions throughout the Tri-State area and beyond. Known for her dynamic vision and intimate knowledge of retail markets nationwide, Ms. Yunis has extensive experience procuring key retail locations and flagship stores, executing national roll-outs and introducing new and foreign retailers to the market.

Ms. Yunis works with an impressive roster of retailers, from large national chains to specialty, high-end brands. In 2006, she won the Real Estate Board of New York’s Retail Deal of the Year Award for her work in representing New York University and bringing Trader Joe’s to its first Manhattan location, on 14th Street. In addition, Ms. Yunis was recognized by Crain’s New York Business as a “40 Under 40” Award recipient in 2006 and was named to Real Estate Forum’s “Women of Influence” list in both 2007 and 2008. Frequently quoted in the media, Ms. Yunis has appeared in publications ranging from the Commercial Observer to the New York Real Estate Journal to the New York Times.
Prior to joining CBRE, Ms. Yunis worked at Newmark Knight Frank, most recently serving as an Executive Vice President and Principal.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations/Achievements

  • REBNY Retail Deal of the Year Award, 2006
  • Crain’s New York Business 40 Under 40 Award, 2006
  • Real Estate Forum Women of Influence Award, 2007 & 2008
  • New York Moves Power Women Award, 2008
  • CoStar Top Retail Leasing Broker, 2007-2012
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Member, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
  • Trustee, Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church

Significant Assignments 

Tenant Assignments


Le Pain Quotidien   40 U.S. locations
Le Pain Quotidien    ​Three NYC locations
Urban Space 
  ​First retail storefront
230 Park Avenue, New York, NY
​Theory   ​Multiple U.S. locations
1157 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
69 Main Street, Westport, CT
​Helmut Lang   ​93 Mercer Street, New York, NY
Tommy Bahama    ​Multilevel flagship store, 551 Fifth Avenue
​Aldo   Multiple U.S. locations
​Fossil   Multiple U.S. locations and NYC flagship store
​Skagen    U.S. flagship store 1585 Broadway, NY 
Gucci   São Paulo, Brazil
M Missoni   Multiple U.S. locations
Valentino   Multiple U.S. locations

Landlord Assignments

Client | Location      Retailer
The Benetton Family | 597 Fifth Avenue   Sephora
The Durst Organization | 4 Times Square   H&M
W&H Properties | One Grand Central Place   Charles Schwab
Sobert Realty, Inc. | 2625 Broadway   Urban Outfitters
Steinberg and Pokoik | 575 Madison Avenue   Geox, Destination Maternity, Honora and First Republic
Mercer Corporation | 106 Spring Street   Burton
Mercer Corporation | 93 Mercer Street   Helmut Lang   
Sitt Asset Mgmt./The Carlyle Group | 414 West 14th Street   Patagonia  
Swarovski | 499 Broadway     Brandy Melville


  • Aldo
  • Fossil/Watch Station

  • Gucci
  • Helmut Lang

  • Le Pain Quotidien
  • Maubossin

  • M Missoni
  • Patagonia

  • Skagen
  • Theory

  • Tommy Bahama
  • Urban Space

  • Valentino

  • APF Properties
  • Archon Group

  • The Durst Organization
  • DVL Incorporated

  • Extell Development
  • The Helmsley Organization

  • Monday Properties
  • Morgan Stanley

  • NYU
  • The Olnick Organization

  • Starrett Development
  • Steinberg & Pokoik

  • W&H Properties
  • Winthrop Realty Trust

Amira Yunis

Executive Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services, Retail
+1 212 9848126
+1 212 9847106

New York City

200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
+1 212 9848000
+1 212 9848040