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Jeff Ellerman

Jeffrey S. Ellerman

Vice Chairman

Jeffrey S. Ellerman

Vice Chairman
+1 214 9796128
+1 214 9796326

Dallas McKinney

2100 McKinney Ave
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201
+1 214 979 6100
+1 214 979 6393

Professional Experience

 

Jeff Ellerman is a Vice Chairman at CBRE, specializing in office tenant representation, headquarters relocations, and financial and strategic consulting. A 34-year industry veteran, Mr. Ellerman has been involved with many of the Dallas/Fort Worth area’s largest and most notable lease transactions, successfully negotiating over 28 million sq. ft. valued at more than $14 billion. Since 2000, he has negotiated over 75 transactions in excess of 100,000 sq. ft. in the DFW market. 

In 2016/2017, Mr. Ellerman represented the following landmark transactions:
 
  • JC Penney - 1.8 million sq. ft. HQ sale and 1.2 million sq. ft. leaseback
  • AT&T - 1 million sq. ft. representation of world HQ in Downtown Dallas
  • McKesson - 525,000 sq. ft. purchase of The Apex in Las Colinas
  • Goldman Sachs - 190,000 sq. ft. relocation to Trammell Crow Center
  • Caliber Home Loans - 180,000 sq. ft. corporate HQ
  • T-Mobile - 158,000 sq. ft. regional HQ
  • Dallas Morning News - 90,000 sq. ft. new corporate HQ
  • Goldman Sachs - 68,000 sq. ft. Goldman Bank
 
Since 2000, Mr. Ellerman has been responsible for more of the top 25 office lease transactions, on an annual basis, in the DFW Metroplex than any other brokerage professional (Source: Dallas Business Journal). 

Prior to joining CBRE in July 2008, Mr. Ellerman was an Executive Vice President at The Staubach Company, where he was the company’s top revenue producer in aggregate production during his nine-year tenure.

 

Achievements

 

  • Top 10 Producer globally across all service lines for CBRE (2010, 2012)
  • CBRE Colbert Coldwell Circle honoree (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Broker of the Year, D CEO (2017)
  • DCEO Dallas 500 (2018)
  • Office Broker of the Year, Dallas Business Journal (2006, 2010, 2015)
  • Office Broker of the Year, NAIOP North Texas Chapter (2001 & 2007)
  • One of the country's "Hottest Brokers," Commercial Property News (1995, 1998, 2003)
  • "Heavy Hitter," Dallas Business Journal (since rankings' inception - 21 years)
  • Multiple "Deal of the Year", "Best Headquarters Move", and "Best Real Estate Deal" Awards, Dallas Business Journal
  • Board Member - CBRE Brokerage Advisory Board since 2012


Education

 

  • Southern Methodist University, Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance
 


Community Involvement

 

  • Southern Methodist University - Executive Committee, Board Member Folsom Real Estate Institute
  • Dallas Museum of Art - Board of Trustees
  • Scottish Rite Hospital - Board Member of Treasure Street Annual Fundraiser
  • The Loop - Chairman (Building $56 million, 50-mile bike trail in Dallas)
 

 

Partial Transaction List

 

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield 2,000,000 SF
  • Republic Insurance (HQ) / 470,000 SF
  • Maersk / 350,000 SF
  • Archon Group (Goldman Sachs) HQ / 330,000 SF
  • DirecTV / 252,000 SF
  • FedEx Kinko's (HQ) / 250,000 SF
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP / 209,000 SF
  • Denbury Resources (HQ) / 200,000 SF
  • Intuit / 165,000 SF
  • Finisar Corporation / 162,000 SF
  • Crossmark (HQ) / 160,000 SF
  • NEC (HQ) / 158,000 SF
  • Hanson (HQ) / 155,000 SF
  • Flowserve (HQ) / 150,000 SF
  • Accor (HQ) / 140,000 SF
  • Merit Energy (HQ) / 118,000 SF
  • Bombardier Aerospace (HQ) / 110,000 SF
 

 

Clients

 

  • AT&T World HQ
  • American Airlines HQ
  • JC Penney HQ 
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield 
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Goldman Sachs 
  • CoreLogic 
  • General Electric 
  • Denbury Resources 
  • Invesco 
  • Bank of America 
  • FedEx Kinko's 
  • Gardere 
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Petro-Hunt 
  • Merrill Lynch 
  • AAA 
  • Norton Rose Fulbright 
  • Sherwin Williams 
  • Motel 6 
  • Merit Energy  
  • HBK Investments 
  • T-Mobile
  • Bell Nunnally & Martin
  • National Hockey League 
  • Bell Nunnally & Martin 
  • Med Assets 
  • Jackson Walker
  • Dallas Morning News

 

 




Jeffrey S. Ellerman

Vice Chairman
+1 214 9796128
+1 214 9796326

Dallas McKinney

2100 McKinney Ave
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201
+1 214 979 6100
+1 214 979 6393
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