Craig L. Reicher is a Vice Chairman at CBRE Group, Inc. and has been a leader of brokerage teams responsible for closing in excess of ten million square feet of transactions over the last decade. Mr. Reicher focuses on developing and implementing creative real estate strategies on behalf of a wide variety of clients.
Mr. Reicher was formerly a partner in Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson’s Real Estate Department. His practice at Fried, Frank was transactional in nature, encompassing complex conveyances, loan originations and workouts, with a particular emphasis on large commercial leasing matters. He has represented a number of major New York metropolitan area landlords, including The Rockefeller Group, Hiro Real Estate Co., The State of Alabama Retirement Systems, U.S. West Pension Fund, The Hines Interests and Brown Harris Stevens. Mr. Reicher’s legal representation of tenants includes Condé Nast Publications, PaineWebber, The Sumitomo Bank, S.G. Warburg & Co., Aon Risk Services and Dow Jones. He has also played a major role in lending transactions on behalf of large financial institutions, including The Sumitomo Bank and Principal Mutual Life Insurance Company.
A primary focus of Mr. Reicher’s career has been his involvement with significant law firm leasing transactions, including Arnold & Porter; Cohen Lans; Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson; Kaye Scholer; Kelley Drye & Warren; Latham & Watkins; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Seeger Weiss; Willkie Farr & Gallagher and The Legal Aid Society. He has also served as a panelist at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York for such topics as “Law Office Leasing – What Every Lawyer Should Know About Finding Office Space and Negotiating the Lease” and “Lawyers and Their Search for Office Space” and has lectured at Harvard Law School on the topic of commercial leases.
- New York State Bar Association
- Member, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
- Recipient of the Colbert Coldwell Circle Award (which recognizes the top three percent of commissioned salespeople at CBRE) in 2017
- Columbia University, Juris Doctor, 1986
- Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
- Human Rights Law Review
- Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science Foreign Service
- Magna Cum Laude
- Member, Phi Beta Kappa