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William Howe

First Vice President

William Howe

First Vice President
Meet the Team
+1 312 3382027

Chicago

321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654
+1 312 935 1400

Professional Experience

Mr. Howe has been with CBRE Capital Markets since 2005. Prior to joining CBRE, he spent eight years with Banker’s Trust Company/Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. in their Structured Finance Group which provided financing to non-investment grade private and public companies. In various roles with the bank, Mr. Howe’s experiences included: managing a $600 million loan portfolio, syndicating loans, managing bank group syndicates, investment analysis/due diligence, loan documentation & negotiation and workouts.

In addition to this experience, Mr. Howe also served as a portfolio manager with Key Corporate Capital Inc.’s Healthcare Finance Group for three years. Mr. Howe began his career as a financial analyst with GE Capital’s Corporate Finance Group.

Since joining CBRE in 2005, Mr. Howe has participated in raising more than $8.5 billion in debt for a broad range of property and investor types. The spectrum of transactions has included Office, Industrial, Multifamily, Hotel, Medical Office and Retail, from $4MM single tenant properties to $400 MM Office Portfolio Facilities and Freddie Mac Credit Facilities. Beginning in 2006 Mr. Howe’s primary focus has been providing advisory services and executing transactions for several institutional investor clients.

Education & Credentials


  • Fairfield University, Bachelor of Arts in Economics – 1988 
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Illinois

Representative Transactions

  • Strategic Apartment Fund | Nationwide, USA | $400,000,000
  • BlackRock Apartment Fund | Nationwide, USA | $250,000,000
  • John Hancock Center | Chicago, IL | $210,000,000
  • Alta at K Station | Chicago, IL | $200,000,000
  • Allure Waikiki | Honolulu, HI | $169,200,000
  • New City | Chicago, IL | $169,099,000
  • Union West | Chicago, IL | $155,709,000
  • PPG Place | Pittsburgh, PA | $143,000,000
  • Industrial Portfolio | Inland Empire, CA | $138,200,000
  • Capella Tower | Minneapolis, MN | $130,000,000
  • Port Distribution Center I & II | San Pedro, CA | $125,000,000
  • Class A Distribution Facility Portfolio | California & Illinois | $116,000,000
  • PepsiCo Plaza | Chicago, IL | $73,000,000
  • Two Liberty Place | Philadelphia, PA | $72,075,500
  • Galleria Office Towers | Houston, TX | $71,000,000
  • Union Wharf | Baltimore, MD | $70,000,000
  • Metropolitan Tower | Seattle, WA | $58,000,000
  • Azure on the Park | Atlanta, GA | $54,579,000
  • 475 Sansome Street | San Francisco, CA | $46,000,000
  • Residences at SouthPark | Charlotte, NC | $44,000,000
  • Embassy Suites | Washington DC | $36,000,000
  • Shops at Glen Pointe | Glenview, IL | $34,625,000
  • Hyatt Regency Deerfield | Deerfield, IL | $32,900,000
  • FedEx Ground | Durham, NC | $22,500,000
  • The Arcade | Chicago, IL | $18,000,000
  • Nordstrom Rack | Chicago, IL | $15,600,000

Clients Represented

  • 40|80 Mortgage Capital
  • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
  • Aegon
  • Alliance Commercial Partners
  • Allianz
  • Allstate
  • BlackRock Realty
  • CalSTRS
  • CBRE Global Investors
  • Cornerstone
  • Duke Realty Corporation
  • Fannie Mae
  • Freddie Mac
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Golub & Company
  • Hubbard Street Group
  • ING
  • MetLife
  • Morguard Corporation
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Phoenix Development Partners
  • PPM
  • Principal
  • Shidler Group
  • Silverstein Properties, Inc.
  • Strategic Partners
  • Structured Development
  • Town Management
  • Trilogy Real Estate Group
  • USAA Real Estate Company
  • Utah Retirement Systems
  • Zom Holdings Inc.

William Howe

First Vice President
Meet the Team
+1 312 3382027

Chicago

321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654
+1 312 935 1400