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Jesse Grant

Senior Vice President

Jesse Grant

Senior Vice President
+1 216 658 6125
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Professional Experience

Jesse Grant leads a CBRE Advisory & Transaction Services (A&T) team based in Cleveland, Ohio. This team actively manages client real estate portfolios for mid-sized, privately held companies and Fortune 500 industry leaders. 

The CBRE A&T Team leads the Ohio real estate service industry with a current scope of direct responsibility which includes nearly 100 Million square feet of commercial and retail real estate located across all geographic business units (EMEA, APAC, The Americas). The A&T team works directly with Real Estate Managers/Directors and Business Unit Leaders, leveraging industry expertise and resources to analyze and drive value through a multi-faceted real estate service approach including:​

  •  ​Portfolio Strategy (Strategic M&A Analysis, Logistics Studies, etc.)
  • Transaction Management

  • Lease Administration

  • Facilities Management

The A&T team educates clients on the implications of real estate on strategic business decisions and provides recommendations based on portfolio analysis and past experience.  They also work with companies to better manage and report on their real estate. Technology and process playbooks play a paramount role for all service lines, employing internal auditing and SAS 70 compliant techniques to real estate service delivery where applicable.

Jesse and his team have directly executed over 1,000 transactions and currently are responsible for nearly 4,000 properties worldwide.  He has built and leads a team of 15 people, and over 120 brokers throughout the United States and in over 50 countries.

Current Portfolio Under Management:

  •  ​120 Million+/- SF under management including all property types.
  • 4,000 properties under management spread throughout every major geographic region
  • $190 Million managed client payment spend annually (rent/taxes/CAM)

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Cleveland Housing Network (CHN), Board of Directors
  • Tremont West Development Corporation, Board of Directors 
  • Tremont West Development Corporation, Finance Committee
  • Downtown Cleveland Alliance, City Advocate (former)
  • ICSC Member


  • ​​#1 Retail Team in the Country [RE Forum 2015]​
  • Top Producer in Cleveland Office 5 years [2011-2015]
  • Top Retail Team in CBRE


  • Bachelor of Arts, Portland State University
  • Masters, Urban Planning and Real Estate Development, Cleveland State University 
    Maxine Goodman-Levine College of Urban Affairs 
    - Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Master of Corporate Real Estate, CORENet (Candidate)


Partial Transaction List


​Client ​Location of Assignment ​Square Feet
​A Schulman ​Corporate Headquarters - Fairlawn, OH ​34,000 SF
​TPC Wire & Cable ​Corporate Headquarters - Macedonia, OH ​135,000 SF
​Goodyear Tire & Rubber ​Regional Headquarters - Sao Paolo, Brazil ​35,000 SF
​A Schulman ​Regional Headquarters - Kowloon, Hong Kong ​5,000 SF
​​Goodyear Tire & Rubber ​Guatemala City, Guatemala ​30,000 SF
​Darice Incorporated ​Strongsville, OH ​178,000 SF
​​​Goodyear Tire & Rubber ​Santiago, Chile ​130,000 SF
​A Schulman ​Verolanuova, Italy ​170,000 SF
​​​​Goodyear Tire & Rubber ​Hebron, OH ​50,000 SF
​​A Schulman ​Findlay, OH ​88,000 SF


  • A. Schulman
  • Darice
  • Eaton Corporation
  • FirstMerit
  • Golden Corral
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber
  • LeafFilter
  • Pat Catan's
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • Test America

Jesse Grant

Senior Vice President
+1 216 658 6125
+1 216 363 6466