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Emanuel Fitzgerald

Executive Vice President

Emanuel Fitzgerald

Executive Vice President
Meet the Team
+1 202 5855540
+1 202 7831723

Washington, D.C.

750 9th St., NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001
+1 202 783 8200
+1 202 783 1723

Professional Experience

An Executive Vice President with CBRE, Inc., Mr. Fitzgerald has more than 30+ years of experience in the commercial real estate industry.  Mr. Fitzgerald is experienced in both landlord and tenant representation and prides himself on providing a high level of creative and professional service to his clients.  His development experience evolved from spending almost twelve years with DRI, the most prolific nonprofit headquarters developer in the Washington, DC area.  He is considered one of the foremost experts in nonprofit organization real estate matters.  Mr. Fitzgerald founded and leads the firm’s National Nonprofit Practice Group.  This group specializes in providing superior real estate services to the nonprofit sector, which is comprised of associations, foundations, professional societies and charitable organizations.  Mr. Fitzgerald also works with many for profit organizations including L-3 Communications and Raffa, PC. 

Mr. Fitzgerald has participated in many high profile transactions in his career.  He has been involved in the sale/acquisition of more than 53 nonprofit national headquarters buildings including the United Negro College Fund (50,000 SF), National Restaurant Association (85,000 SF) and National Trust for Historic Preservation (75,000 SF).  Mr. Fitzgerald also represented The John Akridge Companies in the sale of 1307 New York Avenue, NW, a 106,000-square-foot, Class A office building, to a consortium of nonprofit organizations and the acquisition of a 300,000-square-foot development site at 900 H Street, NW, which was eventually developed and sold to The Smithsonian Institution.  Additionally, he was involved in the sale of the Old Masonic Temple building at 901 F Street, NW as well as a subsequent owner representation assignment that secured The Gallup Organization as an anchor tenant.  This transaction won the Washington Business Journal’s Deal of the Year award.  He also secured and services national exclusive real estate contracts with the American Diabetes Association, CARE USA and International Rescue Committee.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Licensed real estate salesperson in the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland.


  • Multiple Top 225 Awards for North America
  • Multiple Top Ten Virginia Leasing Awards
  • Ranked #3 overall leasing broker for the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area
  • Multiple Regional Top Producer Awards
  • Top Ten Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors’ Sales Award


  • Bachelor of Arts, The Catholic University of America

Significant Assignments 

  • American Diabetes Association | 350,000 SF | National Representation
  • American Heart Association | 200,000 SF | HQ Strategic Planning/Lease
  • National Restaurant Association | 140,000 SF | Headquarters Disposition & Acquisition
  • National Association of Children's Hospitals | 25,000 SF | Headquarters Acquisition
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists | 100,000 SF | Headquarters Strategic Planning
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants | 55,000 SF | Two Headquarters Acquisitions
  • National Association of Broadcasters | 120,000 SF | Headquarters Acquisition
  • United Negro College Fund | 50,000 SF | Headquarters Acquisition
  • Volunteers of America | 40,000 SF | Headquarters Acquisition
  • American Association of Airport Executives | 45,000 SF | Headquarters Acquisition
  • National Association of Chain Drug Stores | 40,000 SF | Headquarters Acquisition 
  • American Bankers Association | 140,000 SF | Lease Disposition
  • American Society of Association Executives | 75,000 SF | Headquarters Lease
  • American College of Pysicians | 55,000 SF | Sale & Lease
  • MPR/L-3 Communications | 126,000 SF | Lease


  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

  • American Academy of Physicians Assistants, Inc.
  • American Advertising Federation

  • American Association of Airport Executives
  • American Bankers Association

  • American Chamber of Commerce Executives
  • American College of Nurse Midwives

  • American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • American College of Physicians

  • American Dental Association
  • American Diabetes Association

  • American Heart Association
  • American International Automobile Dealers Association

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Red Cross

  • American Society of Association Executives
  • Building Owners & Managers Association

  • Child Welfare League of America
  • Consumer Bankers Association

  • Immigration and Refugee Services of America
  • InterAction

  • L-3 Communications
  • National Association of Broadcasters

  • National Association of Chain Drug Stores
  • National Association of Children’s Hospitals

  • National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
  • National Restaurant Association

  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America

  • Public Education Network

  • United Negro College Fund
  • The Corcoran Gallery of Art

  • Newseum
  • Volunteers of America

Emanuel Fitzgerald

Executive Vice President
Meet the Team
+1 202 5855540
+1 202 7831723

Washington, D.C.

750 9th St., NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001
+1 202 783 8200
+1 202 783 1723