Steve Schwartz is a Senior Vice President with CBRE Advisory and Transaction Services in Seattle, Washington, specializing in Occupier representation throughout the greater Puget Sound region.
He brings over two decades of real estate advisory and transaction experience, representing some of the most prestigious corporations across the greater Seattle area in the creation and implementation of their real estate strategies.
Mr. Schwartz has worked with clients at varying stages of the real estate lifecycle, and has a deep understanding of their needs; over the course of his career, he has assisted clients in the leasing, acquisition or disposition of more than 8 million square feet of commercial product. Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Schwartz was a Managing Director for Tenant Advisory Services at JLL. He was a founding principal of Pacific Real Estate Partners, a regional brokerage firm, prior to its acquisition by JLL.
Mr. Schwartz began his career in New York City initially in commercial banking and subsequently in investment banking, focused on sales and trading. His background provides a unique perspective in understanding his clients’ capital needs and motivations as he customizes their real estate strategies.
- Board of Directors, First Sound Bank of Washington
- Advisory Board, Schuster Realty Partners
- Co-Chair, Families for Wellspring Family Services $12.5M Capital Campaign
- Past Board President, Wellspring Family Services
- Board of Directors, King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (former)
- Guest Lecturer, University of Washington Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies
- CoStar Power Broker
- SIOR Office Broker of the Year Finalist
- Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Nominee
- Baird Award for Excellence in Real Estate
- Founders Award, Wellspring Family Services
- Best Buy
- BNY Mellon
- Cerberus Capital
- Esterline Corporation
- First Sound Bank
- Rainier Group
- Sound Transit
- Talon Capital
- T-Mobile USA, Inc.
- Trilogy Investment Partners
- New York University, Bachelor of Science; Finance and Economics