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Roger P. Griswold, Jr.

Senior Vice President

Roger P. Griswold, Jr.

Senior Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services
+1 212 9848034
+1 917 4490424
+1 212 9848040

New York City

200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
+1 212 9848000
+1 212 9848040

Professional Experience​

Mr. Griswold joined CBRE, Inc. in August 1997.  He is a 29+ year veteran of the commercial real estate business, a New York City native and a local market expert.  

Local market knowledge is Mr. Griswold's forte.  He possesses an encyclopedic knowledge of the entire New York and New Jersey Waterfront office markets - the buildings, owners, tenants and all associated market activity/transactions including tenant’s actively in the market (acquisition/disposition), “Shadow Space” and recently completed deal specifics.  In addition to his local market expertise, Mr. Griswold has completed over 2.1 million sq. ft. of transactions in other major cities throughout the world, including London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, Denver, Boston, Philadelphia, Greenwich, Hartford, Stamford and Miami.

Mr. Griswold's area of commercial real estate expertise is corporate tenant representation, including relocation, expansion, disposition, and lease re-negotiation projects.  Among his various international and domestic clients, the majority are prestigious boutique financial service firms: Investment Banks, Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms, etc. that Mr. Griswold has represented in their acquisition and disposition* of Class “A” office space in the New York City Tri-State region. 

Prior to joining CB Richard Ellis, Mr. Griswold was a Vice President at Koll Real Estate Services Company.​​​​

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations​

  • Member, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) since 1985
    -  REBNY's Lower Manhattan Office Building Rental Conditions Committee
    -  REBNY's Plaza District Office Building Rental Conditions Committee​
    -  REBNY's ​Office Leasing Brokers Committee

Achievements

  • Roger Griswold has achieved numerous CBRE, Inc. recognition awards over the years including CBRE America’s most coveted award, the Colbert Coldwell Circle Top Sales Performance Award, which has recognized Mr. Griswold in the top 100  employees in the Americas (22,575 employees).  Mr. Griswold has finished in the top 100 twice and in the top 225 four times (recognition conference) during his tenure at CBRE. 
  • Roger Griswold and his team concluded the largest Hedge Fund deal of the year in Manhattan in 2009, an 117,000+ RSF transaction (final stage) following the 112,000+ RSF transaction (initial stage) which he concluded in 2006.  This finalized a 229,000 RSF two-phase HQ consolidation at 1166 Sixth Avenue on the behalf of his long-term client, D. E. Shaw & Co.
  • Mr. Griswold was awarded the 1998 Rockefeller Center Most Creative Deal of the Year Award at the Annual Tishman Speyer Properties Dealmaker Ball Award Ceremony for his involvement in the Capital Guardian Trust Co. 40,000 RSF lease transaction at 45 Rockefeller Plaza.​​

Education

  • Skidmore College, Bachelor of Science in Business
  • New York University Real Estate Institute; Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation (attending)​​

Significant Assignments

Tenant

Location

Floor

3i​ Group, PLC

375 Park Avenue

Entire 30th

Allianz Private Equity Partners

1114 Sixth Avenue

Entire 31st

Cairn Capital Ltd.

660 Steamboat Road (CT)

Entire 2nd

Capital Guardian Trust Co.

630 Fifth Avenue

Entire 35th & 36th

Curex Capital LLC

120 West 45th Street

Entire 22nd

D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.

1166 Sixth Avenue

Entire 4th – 9th

D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.

120 West 45th Street

Multiple Transactions

Edgewood Management LLC

535 Madison Avenue

Entire 15th

FRM Research/Star Mountain Fund*

888 Seventh Avenue

Entire 24th

GLG/Third Point*

390 Park Avenue

Entire 20th

Greystone & Company

152 West 57th Street

Penthouse (E60)

Hamlin Capital Management

640 Fifth Avenue

Entire 6th

Knight Capital Group

320 Park Avenue

Entire 15th

Knight Capital Group/Citadel*

33 Benedict Place

Entire 3rd

Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd.

90 Park Avenue

Entire 31st

Man Investments Holdings

452 Fifth Avenue

Entire 25th-27th

Man Investments/Deutche Telecom*

1 Rockefeller Plaza

Entire 16th

Medley Partners LLC

375 Park Avenue

Entire 33rd

Munich Re Capital Mgmt. Corp.

First Stamford Place (CT)

Entire 5th

New Providence Asset Management

570 Lexington Avenue

Entire 19th

Ore Hill Partners, LLC

650 Fifth Avenue

Entire 9th & Partial 10th

Paine & Partners LLC

461 Fifth Avenue

Entire 17th & 18th

Panning Capital

510 Madison Avenue

Entire 23rd

StockCross Financial

15 Exchange Place(NJ)

Entire 6th

Tangent Capital

135 East 57th Street

Entire 23rd

Three Ocean Partners

551 Fifth Avenue

Penthouse (E38)

Van Der Moolen Specialist USA

45 Broadway

Penthouse (E32)

Watch Hill Partners LLC

600 Lexington Avenue

Entire 19th

*DISPOSITION ASSIGNMENT

 

 

Clients

  • 3i Group, PLC
  • Allianz Private Equity Partners
  • Cairn Capital Ltd.
  • Capital Guardian Trust Co. 
  • Curex Capital LLC
  • D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.
  • Edgewood Management LLC
  • FRM Research
  • GLG
  • Greystone & Company
  • Hamlin Capital Management
  • Knight Capital Group
  • Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd.
  • Man Investments Holdings
  • Medley Partners LLC
  • Munich Re Capital Mgmt. Corp. 
  • New Providence Asset Management
  • Ore Hill Partners, LLC
  • Paine & Partners LLC
  • Panning Capital 
  • StockCross Financial
  • Tangent Capital
  • Three Ocean Partners
  • Van Der Moolen Specialist USA
  • Watch Hill Partners LLC


Roger P. Griswold, Jr.

Senior Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services
+1 212 9848034
+1 917 4490424
+1 212 9848040

New York City

200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
+1 212 9848000
+1 212 9848040

Available Properties