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Martha Burton

First Vice President

Martha Burton

First Vice President
Lic. 01848486
+1 310 5502649

West LA

1840 Century Park East
Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90067
+1 310 550 2500

Professional Experience


Martha Burton is a First Vice President in CBRE's Beverly Hills office and has over 25 years experience in the real estate industry.  Ms. Burton transferred from the Manhattan office of CBRE in 2008.  She is a true pioneer in commercial real estate, having been the first woman employed as a broker by a commercial real estate company located on Wall Street.

She formed Martha Burton & Associates in 1982 and later took a position with Cushman & Wakefield.  During her six years as a Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield, Ms. Burton was named leading broker in its Downtown Manhattan office for 1989 and 1990.  During her career, Ms. Burton has completed multiple transactions for public and private sector clients.


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations


  • Real Estate Board of New York
  • REBNY Downtown Rental Conditions Committee
  • UCLA Alumni Association
  • Paley Center for Media
  • KCRW
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Licensed Broker – California, New York & New Jersey

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts; Graduate School Education
  • New York University, Real Estate Institute

Significant Assignments

  • A&E Television Networks
    Recast and Renewal of 50,000 SF lease at 2049 Century Park East
  • A&E Television Networks
    250,000 SF (headquarters) in NYC
  • New York Power Authority
    80,000 SF (office space), 3 Acres (acquisition of land) key site for power generator
  • Royal Bank of Canada
    180,000 SF(office space - headquarters), 60,000 SF (office space)
  • Chase Bank
    250,000 SF (office space disposition)
  • Mack-Cali Corporation
    1.8 million SF (new office development)
  • Acquisition of national home for Museum of American Finance. 30,000 SF in 48 Wall Street, the original home of Alexander Hamilton's Bank of New York. Nominated for "Most Ingenious Deal of the Year" by REBNY.

Clients

  • A&E Television Networks  (including Lifetime Television)
  • Barclays Bank
  • Chase Manhattan Bank
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation
  • Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico
  • National Securities Corporation
  • IBM
  • Hilb, Rogal & Hamilton Co., Inc.
  • New York Power Authority
  • Museum of American Finance
  • Office of Thrift Supervision
  • Mack-Cali Corporation
  • Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal
  • Lester, Schwab, Katz & Dwyer

Martha Burton

First Vice President
Lic. 01848486
+1 310 5502649

West LA

1840 Century Park East
Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90067
+1 310 550 2500