Patrick Connell is a Senior Managing Director with CBRE’s Client Care Americas, Investor Services team. In his role, he oversees the integrated and comprehensive service delivery of assignments for a number of CBRE’s top institutional and private equity clients. He is responsible for overseeing strategy formation, operations, leasing, and financial reporting on more than 80 million square feet of real estate assets.
Client Care Americas provides dedicated real estate professionals who serve institutional and investor clients as a single point of contact. With a focus on operational excellence and execution, these specialists expertly navigate and leverage the entire CBRE’s platform on behalf of investor clients to deliver exceptional, measurable outcomes.
Patrick joined CBRE in 2010, and prior to his role with Client Care he was responsible for business development and client relations for CBRE’s Recovery & Restructuring Services group. He also co-led the CBRE Auction Services platform.
Patrick possesses more than 24 years of specialized real estate investment management experience. His transactional expertise was developed while employed with special servicing, private equity, and institutional advisory firms.
Prior to his career with CBRE, Patrick held executive positions with CWCapital Asset Management, where he was responsible for a $2 billion national portfolio of office and industrial CMBS assets; New Boston Fund, Inc., where he provided oversight of the company’s Mid-Atlantic portfolio and helped to establish a regional investment platform in the Washington, D.C. market; and RREEF/Deutsche Bank, where he provided asset management leadership in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- Licensed Real Estate Broker, North Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
- Real Property Administrator 1992
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
- California State University, Bachelor of Science
- Business Administration & Finance Real Estate Investment
- Bank of America
- Bentall Kennedy
- CIII Asset Management
- DK Partners
- Goldman Sachs
- Key Bank
- Lonestar/Hudson Advisors
- Midland Loan Services
- Otera Capital
- PNC Bank