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William S. Roohan

Vice Chairman

William S. Roohan Vice Chairman
Baltimore 100 East Pratt Street
Suite 1700
Baltimore, MD 21202

Professional Experience

Bill Roohan joined CBRE in 1984 specializing in Multifamily Investment sales. In the past thirty-four years he has been involved in apartment/investment transactions in Maryland, Virginia, New York, Michigan, Washington, DC, Connecticut, Florida, Delaware, New Jersey, Maine, Ohio, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Texas. He has participated in over 1,130 apartment transactions and 38 investment transactions with an aggregate value exceeding $44.4 billion.

Over the past 23 years, Mr. Roohan has consistently been ranked #1 in the Baltimore office. From 1984 to 2007 and 2009 to 2019, Mr. Roohan was in the “Top 10” in the Washington/Baltimore Region. In addition, throughout the last 23 years, Mr. Roohan has been in the “Top Five” Nationally for Multifamily Sales. Mr. Roohan has been involved in the sale of the largest high-rise and largest garden apartment community in the Washington/Baltimore Region. He is a member of the Multi-Housing Advisory Board, Americas President Advisory Council, National Major Accounts Group and Institutional Group. Mr. Roohan was a Top “10” producer to CBRE from 2002 to 2006 and 2010 nationally and is a member of the prestigious Colbert Coldwell Circle. In 2008 and 2020, the team received the Gary J. Beban Teamwork Award for the seamless collaboration with Capital Markets to aid clients’ acquisition of exceptional financing.

Mr. Roohan was previously with KPMG Peat Marwick as a Senior Consultant in the Consulting Practice.

Professional Affiliations/Recognition

  • #3 of Top 25 Most Powerful Real Estate Players in DC 2019
  • CBRE National Institutional Group – Investment Properties
  • CBRE National Major Accounts Group
  • CBRE Americas President Advisory Council
  • CBRE 401 (K) Advisory Committee
  • Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association Member
  • National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)
  • American Institute of Certified Accountants
  • Maryland Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Mount St. Mary’s University – Board of Trustees
  • Mount St. Mary’s University – Seminary Board of Trustees
  • Tocqueville Society Member
  • Odyssey School - Former Board of Trustees
  • Boys’ Latin - Former Headmaster’s Cabinet
  • BCHP - Former Board of Trustees

Company Achievements

  • Colbert Coldwell Circle Member – 1998 to 2008 and 2010 to 2019
  • CREBA #1 Regional Sales Professional - 2015, 2016, 2019
  • CBRE Largest Sales Transaction of the Year – 2010, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Recipient of the “Gary J. Beban Teamwork Award” – 2008, 2020
  • One of the Top Ten producers nationally – 2002 to 2006, 2010
  • Number One Multifamily Producer Nationally – 2002, 2003 and 2006
  • Number One Producer – Washington/Baltimore Region – 2002 to 2007, 2013
  • Recipient of the McCarthy Award (CBRE’s most prestigious award for all Sales Professionals) - 2002
  • Co-Team Leader “Top Producing Team” Award Nationally - 2002


  • B.S. degree – Mount St. Mary’s College – Accounting/Economics
  • Certified Public Accountant


  • AvalonBay Communities
  • Beal Bank
  • BlackRock, Inc.
  • Cove Property Management
  • Equity Residential REIT
  • Fairfield Properties
  • Fannie Mae
  • FDIC
  • Foulger-Pratt
  • Freddie Mac
  • General Investment Development
  • Home Properties REIT
  • John Hancock
  • LCOR
  • Mark Winkler Company
  • Maryland Management
  • Mid-Atlantic REIT
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Oxford Properties
  • Pantzer Properties
  • Potomac Capital
  • Principal Financial
  • Prudential Realty Group
  • Shelter Group
  • UDR
William S. Roohan Vice Chairman
Baltimore 100 East Pratt Street
Suite 1700
Baltimore, MD 21202

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