New York, NY 10166
David LaPierre is a Vice Chairman with the Global Retail Services Team at CBRE, only the third retail service professional across CBRE to achieve that distinction. Mr. LaPierre has achieved the company’s highest production honors and was named North America’s #1 producing CBRE Retail Broker in 2009, 2010 and 2012. In addition, he has been the top producer in CBRE’s Tri-State Region for five of the past ten years and has more than 20 years of experience in the industry.
Since joining CBRE in 1994, Mr. LaPierre has focused on both landlord and tenant representation. On the landlord side, Mr. LaPierre has represented such prominent owners as Goldman Sachs, Westbrook Partners, Blackstone, CIM Group, Rockpoint Group, Highgate Capital, Equitable, Morgan Stanley, AXA Financial, Beacon Capital, Pan Am Equities and TIAA-CREF. His expertise includes both new developments and existing property repositioning and rebranding.
Mr. LaPierre also has extensive national tenant representation experience. He has worked with clients that include Burberry, Express, Belstaff, Johnston & Murphy, Bank of America, Swatch, GEOX, Tommy Hilfiger, Jimmy Choo, Disney, New Balance, Omega, Breguet, Blancpain, L.K. Bennett, Eataly, Kit & Ace, H&M, COS and & Other Stories.
Mr. LaPierre has earned a stellar reputation as an expert in negotiating complex flagship deals for major retail brands. In 2009, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich worked with David to secure a flagship for Eataly at 200 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. He has since represented Eataly nationally, having completed a 63,000-sq.-ft. flagship with Macerich in Chicago, a 45,000-sq.-ft. and a 53,000-sq.-ft. unit in Westfield’s World Trade Center and Century City projects respectively, and Eataly’s most recent 47,000-sq.-ft. deal at Boston’s Prudential Center.
Mr. LaPierre has advised many key retail brands on their strategic expansion plans throughout the U.S., including Jimmy Choo, GEOX, L.K. Bennett, H&M and others. He has strong relationships and deal history with all of the key mall landlords including Simon, Westfield, Macerich and GGP.
Professional Afilliations / Accreditations
- Top 25 Producer (all real estate disciplines), 2014
- Coldwell Colbert Circle (Top 100 producer for all real estate disciplines) 2014, 2012, 2010, 2009
- #1 Retail Leasing Broker in NY Tri-State – 2012, 2010, 2009, 2004, 2003
- 2000 Retail Deal of the Year – New York (Toys “R” Us)
- 2012 Retail Deal of the Year – New York (Express)
- #1 National Retail Leasing Broker – 2012, 2010, 2009
- Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
- Member, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
- & Other Stories
- Bank of America
- Eataly NY
- Goldman Sachs
- Highgate Holdings
- Jimmy Choo
- Johnston & Murphy
- Kit & Ace
- L.K. Bennett
- Rockpoint Group
- Swatch Group
- Tommy Hilfiger
- Toys “R” Us
- Westbrook Partners