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Lewis Miller

Vice Chairman

Lewis Miller Vice Chairman
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166

Professional Experience

Lewis Miller is a Vice Chairman of CBRE and has been with the company for 26 years. As a member of the firm’s Strategic Planning Group and the Consulting Group's Operating Committee, Lewis dedicates significant time and resources to shaping the company's long-term strategic direction.

With a strong financial background that encompasses investment banking and accounting expertise, and a deep understanding of the economic and financial statement implications of complex real estate transactions, Mr. Miller has creatively structured numerous transactions to accomplish a variety of goals on behalf of his clients. His ability to understand the implications of a transaction for all parties enables him to develop effective negotiating strategies to the advantage of his clients.

Over the past ten years, Mr. Miller has been responsible for arranging leasing transactions totaling in excess of 20 million sq. ft., with his primary focus on financial services firms and law firms.

In 2017, Lewis’ transactional work included representing Estee Lauder in its 500,000-sq.-ft. headquarters transactions at 767 Fifth Avenue and 110 East 59th Street; Goldman Sachs in its 200,000-sq.-ft. relocation from Irving, Texas to downtown Dallas; Credit Suisse in a 200,000-sq.-ft. lease in Raleigh, NC; Bryan Cave in its 100,000-sq.-ft. renewal at 1290 Avenue of the Americas; Akin Gump in its 200,000-sq.-ft. relocation to Alexander Court in Washington, DC; Mendes & Mount in its 70,000-sq.-ft. renewal at 750 Seventh Avenue; Simpson Thacher in its 60,000-sq.-ft. disposition of space at 425 Lexington Avenue; Cravath in its 50,000-sq.-ft. disposition of space at 825 Eighth Avenue; and Weil Gotshal in the disposition of 70,000-sq.-ft. in Washington, DC.  In addition, Lewis completed more than 10 transactions on behalf of Credit Suisse across the Americas and six transactions on behalf of Akin Gump across the U.S.

Over the prior 48 months, Lewis’ transactional work included representing Credit Suisse in its 1.1 million-sq.-ft. transaction at Eleven Madison Avenue; Davis Polk in its 650,000-sq.-ft. renewal at 450 Lexington Avenue; Simpson Thacher in its 600,000-sq.-ft. transaction at 425 Lexington Avenue; Weil Gotshal in its 400,000-sq.-ft. transaction at 767 Fifth Avenue; Schulte Roth & Zabel in its 280,000-sq.-ft. renewal at 919 Third Avenue; Dentons in its 225,000-sq.-ft. renewal at 1221 Avenue of the Americas; Paul Hastings in its 180,000-sq.-ft. relocation to 200 Park Avenue; Troutman Sanders in its 90,000-sq.-ft. relocation to 875 Third Avenue; Quinn Emanuel in its 25,000-sq.-ft. expansion and Dentons in its 125,000-sq.-ft. transaction in Chicago. Lewis’ ongoing work on behalf of Credit Suisse included completing additional transactions in Chicago (100,000 sq. ft.), London (sale and leaseback), Salt Lake City (sale and leaseback), One Madison Avenue (disposition) and numerous other transactions across the Americas. In addition, Lewis continued his national representation of Goldman Sachs.

In 2011 and 2010, Lewis’ transactional work included completing transactions on behalf of Seward & Kissel in its 150,000-sq.-ft. renewal and expansion; Loeb & Loeb in its 150,000-sq.-ft. transaction in Los Angeles; Mendes and Mount in its 130,000-sq.-ft. renewal at 750 Seventh Avenue; Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs in the leasing of 100,000 sq. ft. and 80,000 sq. ft., respectively in a new development in Sao Paulo; Vinson & Elkins in its 72,000-sq.-ft. transaction at 666 Fifth Avenue; and Anderson Kill in its 50,000-sq.-ft. extension and rent arbitration. In addition, during this time period, Lewis completed transactions on behalf of Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen; Roberts & Holland, Jacob Medinger and Mishcon de Reya.

In 2009, Lewis represented Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in its 260,000-sq.-ft. renewal and expansion; Stroock & Stroock & Lavan in its 200,000-sq.-ft. renewal as well as Loeb & Loeb in its 150,000-sq.-ft. transaction at 345 Park Avenue. In addition, Lewis represented Credit Suisse in structuring a build-to-suit net lease of a 300,000-sq.-ft. data center in New Jersey. Lewis also represented Jenner & Block and Sidley Austin in 65,000-sq.-ft. and 85,000-sq.-ft. transactions, respectively. In 2008, Lewis represented AIG in the leasing of 800,000 sq. ft. from Goldman Sachs at 180 Maiden Lane. Lewis represented Dickstein Shapiro in its 100,000-sq.-ft. relocation to 1633 Broadway and Schulte Roth in its 90,000-sq.-ft. expansion at 919 Third Avenue. In 2006, Lewis represented Sidley Austin in its 85,000-sq.-ft. expansion into 1251 Avenue of the Americas and Seyfarth Shaw in its 100,000-sq.-ft. relocation to 620 Eighth Avenue (the New York Times building).

Prior to joining CBRE, Lewis was a vice president at Lehman Brothers in the firm's real estate investment banking group. Before joining Lehman Brothers, he worked at Ernst & Young as a Certified Public Accountant.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Member, Consulting Division's Operating Committee
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Colbert Coldwell Circle Recipient 2016, 2017


  • University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Science, Economics
  • The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Master of Business Administration, Finance

Significant Assignments

Client                               Sq. Ft. Location
 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company  1,400,000 One Madison Avenue
 The Chase Manhattan Bank  1,300,000  277 Park Avenue
 The Chase Manhattan Bank  1,150,000  Newport Office Center, Jersey City
 Credit Suisse  1,100,000  Eleven Madison Avenue
 AIG  800,000  180 Maiden Lane
 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company  700,000  MetLife Plaza, Long Island City
 Davis Polk & Wardwell  650,000  450 Lexington Avenue
 Simpson Thacher  600,000  425 Lexington Avenue
 The Chase Manhattan Bank  556,000  1166 Avenue of the Americas
 AIG  540,000  80 Pine Street
 Sidley Austin  500,000  Chicago, Illinois
 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company  412,000  300 Davidson, New Jersey
 Weil Gotshal & Manges  400,000  767 Fifth Avenue
 Sidley Austin  340,000  787 Seventh Avenue
 Barclays Global Investors  321,000  Foundry Square, San Francisco
 Credit Suisse  300,000  Clifton, NJ
 Schulte Roth & Zabel  280,000  919 Third Avenue
 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company  270,000  One Madison Avenue
 Gibson Dunn & Crutcher  262,000  200 Park Avenue
 Barclays Capital  260,000  200 Park Avenue
 Credit Suisse  260,000  315 Park Avenue South
 AIG  250,027  32 Old Slip
 Estee Lauder 250,000 767 Fifth Avenue
 Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom  235,000  Washington, DC
 Dentons 225,000 1221 Avenue of the Americas
 Stroock & Stroock & Lavan  220,000  180 Maiden Lane
 Schulte Roth & Zabel  212,000  919 Third Avenue
 Bryan Cave  210,000  1290 Avenue of the Americas
 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP 200,000 Washington, DC
 Goldman Sachs 190,000 Dallas, TX
 Credit Suisse 190,000 Raleigh, NC
 Credit Suisse 190,000 Eleven Madison Avenue
 Paul Hastings  180,000  200 Park Avenue
 Estee Lauder  174,000 110 East 59th Street
 AIG  173,000  101 Hudson Street
 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett  162,000  425 Lexington Avenue
 Seward & Kissel  155,000  One Battery Park Plaza
 Loeb & Loeb  150,000  345 Park Avenue
 Robertson Stephens  150,000  1633 Broadway
 Loeb & Loeb  150,000  Los Angeles, CA
 AIG  142,841  277 Park Avenue
 Mendes & Mount 128,000 750 Seventh Avenue
 Dentons  125,000  Chicago, IL
 Pryor Cashman LLP  100,000  7 Times Square
 Seyfarth Shaw  100,000  620 Eighth Avenue
 Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart, Oliver & Hedges  100,000  51 Madison Avenue
 Bryan Cave  98,000 1290 Avenue of the Americas
 Troutman Sanders  90,000  875 Third Avenue
 M.A.C. Cosmetics 86,000 233 Spring Street
 Sidley Austin  85,000  1251 Avenue of the Americas
 Bryan Cave  80,000  1290 Avenue of the Americas
 Vinson & Elkins  72,000 666 Fifth Avenue 
 Mendes & Mount 70,000 750 Seventh Avenue
 Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf  70,000  156 West 56th Street
 Goldman Sachs 68,000 Richardson, TX
 Weil Gotshal 65,000 Washington, DC
 Jenner & Block  65,000 919 Third Avenue 
 Mound Cotton  50,000 1 New York Plaza 
 Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen 50,000 120 Park Avenue

Lewis Miller Vice Chairman
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166