Steve Bassett is an Executive Managing Director and U.S. Investor Services Business Development Leader for CBRE. He is responsible for the development and oversight of CBRE’s world-class business development program. In this role, Steve has leadership responsibilities across all asset classes, including Office, Retail, Industrial and REITs. He provides business development guidance, direction and assistance to Asset Services Market Leaders, local market leadership and other professionals within the firm. Under Steve’s direction, these professionals work across all investor lines of business to drive integration at the point of sale for our national, regional and local investor clients to ensure we are delivering the full power of the CBRE platform in pursuit of client goals.
Additionally, Steve provides executive oversight to CBRE’s Client Care Americas, Investor Services team. A key initiative for the firm, this team of CBRE professionals navigates and leverages CBRE resources expertly on behalf of our designated strategic account clients with a focus on operational excellence and execution. These specialists serve as single points of contact for key institutional clients providing differentiated, exceptional outcomes that help them grow their businesses.
In both of his roles, Steve’s focus is on organizing CBRE Investor Services team members to deliver leasing, property management, investment sales, valuation, due diligence support and finance services strategies that holistically address client needs and goals.
Steve joined CBRE from Trammell Crow Company, where he was the National Director of Project Leasing and Property Management. His day-to-day responsibilities were overseeing the platform for national delivery of project leasing and property management, working with local and regional leaders to implement an efficient, effective operating model.
Previously, Steve was the Senior Vice President/Regional Director for JLL, where he was responsible for overseeing leasing and management services across the region, including oversight of more than 12.1 million square feet in Colorado and Utah. With more than 26 years in the business, Steve serves as an advisor in all aspects of commercial real estate.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- CBRE's Americas Operating Management Board
- CBRE Office Americas Leasing Advisory Board
- Urban Land Institute (ULI)
- IPOC-Red Council Member (ULI)
- University of California at Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts degree
- Bentall Kennedy
- Deutsche Bank AM
- JP Morgan
- Morgan Stanley
- NY Life
- TH Real Estate
- Trammell Crow Company