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Bill Wright

Senior Managing Director

Bill Wright Senior Managing Director
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400

Professional Experience

Bill Wright is Senior Managing Director, Retail Advisory Services in the Americas. In this role, Bill has oversight responsibility for CBRE’s Retail Operations and growth strategy throughout the Americas, continuing to build CBRE’s market-leading presence.

Based in CBRE’s Chicago office, Bill also oversees CBRE’s Retail Advisory & Transaction Services group within the company’s 13-market Midwest Division, a position he has held since 2013. In this role, he provides leadership and management responsibilities for all of the division’s Retail leasing and sales professionals, working to ensure exceptional client outcomes and grow market share.

Bill joined CBRE in 1998 as a research analyst and was promoted to Associate in the Retail Corporate Services Group later that year, representing retailers in their leasing strategies. In 2002, he joined CBRE’s Investment Properties Group as Vice President, working with the National Retail Partners’ Chicago Team and focusing on Private Client retail assets throughout the Midwest.


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Illinois State Real Estate Broker License
  • Member- International Council of Shopping Centers (since 1999)
    • Illinois State Committee Member


  • Northeastern Illinois University, B.A.
Bill Wright Senior Managing Director
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400