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Charles Safley

Charles Safley

Senior Vice President

License: Licensed in Oregon

Charles Safley Senior Vice President
Licensed in Oregon
Portland Wells Fargo Center
1300 SW Fifth Avenue
Suite 3500

Portland, OR 97201

Professional Experience

Charles Safley is a Senior Vice President with CBRE based in Portland, OR. who  joined the company in February of 2009.  Prior to joining CBRE’s Capital Markets platform in 2016, he specialized in office leasing, representing both private and institutional ownerships.

In his role as a Capital Markets broker, Charles assists his clients in navigating through the acquisition & disposition of commercial real estate assets. Well known for a thoughtful and personalized approach and backed by a deep understanding of market fundamentals, he has successfully executed the sale of over 5,000,000 million SF of product with total valuations nearing $1Billion.

Charles was appointed to represent the Portland market on CBRE’s Capital Markets Office West team in 2016. They are a collaborative team of professionals leading ten major markets in the disposition of institutional grade assets. Collectively they represent the Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Denver real estate markets.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations   

  • 2016 RISE (Respect, Integrity, Service & Excellence) Award recipient 
  • CBRE Capital Markets Office West Market Leader & Member
  • CBRE Institutional Properties Member
  • Jesuit High School Building & Development Committee
  • CBRE Cares Member
  • Quechua Benefit Member


  • Oregon State University - Bachelor of Science, Business 
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in Oregon
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in Washington

Partial Client List

  • AEW
  • Arden Realty 
  • Bill Naito Company
  • Cambia Health Systems
  • CBRE Global Investors
  • Clarion
  • Deutsche Wealth Asset Mgmt.
  • DRA Advisors 
  • GAW Capital
  • General Growth Properties
  • KBS Realty
  • Lexington Property Trust
  • Menashe Properties
  • Multnomah County
  • NBP Capital
  • New York Life
  • Prescott Partners
  • Regence Blue Cross
  • Riverview Community Bank
  • Scanlan Kemper Bard
  • Shorenstein
  • Sterling Bay
  • SWIFT Real Estate Investors
  • Trammel Crow Company
  • US Bank Private Client Reserve
  • UBS
  • Wells Fargo
  • Xerox
Charles Safley Senior Vice President
Licensed in Oregon
Portland Wells Fargo Center
1300 SW Fifth Avenue
Suite 3500

Portland, OR 97201

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