Vice Chairman, Co-Head, Alternative Investments Practice
Advisory & Transaction Services
Ben Friedland serves as Vice Chairman and Co-Head of CBRE’s Alternative Investments Practice (AIP), an industry-specific practice group focused on advising private equity firms, hedge funds and other Alternative Investment companies on their real estate strategies throughout New York City and around the world. Additionally, Ben provides advisory services to firms in the Alternative Investments sector on real estate needs within their investment portfolios.
Ben is recognized as an industry expert and valued for his client-centric focus. Through his nearly 20 years with CBRE, he has distinguished himself by developing exclusive and unbroken relationships with many of the world’s most prestigious financial services companies. Partnering closely with his clients, he shapes and implements creative real estate strategies that align with their goals, further efficiencies and achieve significant savings. Ben has consistently been recognized as one of CBRE’s top producers globally.
Ben is frequently asked by the media for his industry insights and has been featured on several podcasts (Hidden Forces, Duke Long, ThriveLOUD). He has been quoted in the WSJ, NY Post, the New York Times, and many leading industry publications.