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David K Conn

Executive Vice President

CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker

David K Conn Executive Vice President CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker

Professional Experience

David Conn is an Executive Vice President, and retail specialist. Mr. Conn provides corporate real estate services to major retailers including strategic planning, market research, and site selection services. He also provides development and consulting services to institutions and retail developers. In his 31 years with CBRE, Mr. Conn has successfully negotiated well over 800 transactions on behalf of his clients.

In 2007 and 2006, Mr. Conn was recognized as the Top Producing Retail Professional in the Company. In 2006, Mr. Conn was also awarded the Florida William H. McCarthy Award, the company’s highest honor in recognition of integrity, ethics and leadership; and in 1999 he was awarded the Larry Perrish Leadership Award by his peers, which is given annually to the “Retail Salesman who exemplifies the Best of Class within CBRE.”

Significant Assignments

  • Shops at Wiregrass – Currently leasing a 750,000 sq. ft. regional lifestyle center in Wesley Chapel, FL on behalf of QIC (Australia).
  • Shoppes at Park Place – Currently leasing a 500,000 sq. ft. community center in Pinellas Park, FL on behalf of Greystone.
  • Clearwater Mall Redevelopment – 750,000 sq. ft. regional center in Clearwater, FL. Arranged a joint venture between New Plan Excel Realty Trust (Brixmor) and The Sembler Company, provided consulting services, and handled anchor tenant procurement and outparcels.
  • Gulf Coast Town Center – 1.7 million sq. ft. hybrid center in Fort Myers, FL. Represented the Richard E. Jacobs Group.
  • Target – Currently representing Target along the Florida west coast.
  • Wawa - Currently handling Wawa’s entry throughout the west coast of Florida. Completed approximately100 transactions in the last five years.
  • Wild Fork Foods – Currently representing Wild Fork Foods expansion throughout the Tampa Bay MSA
  • Winn-Dixie – Currently handling Winn-Dixie’s expansion throughout the Florida west coast.
  • Tampa International Airport – Led a team that provided land development consulting services to TIA.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Board Member, Gift of Adoption Fund
  • Tampa Kiwanis Club, Member Board of Directors, Past President – Kiwanis Foundation


  • Hamilton College, Bachelor of Arts
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, Florida


  • CBRE Top Retail Professional-Americas, 2007, 2006; #1-Southeast all specialties, 2008
  • William H. McCarthy Award – Florida, 2006
  • Larry Perrish Leadership Award, 1999
  • CBRE Number One Broker – Tampa, 8 times since 1995
  • Colbert Coldwell Circle (CBRE Top 3 Percent – 2007, 2006, 1998, 1997)
  • CBRE Top 200, seven times since 1996
  • Broker of the Year, 2003 – Gulf Coast Business Journal
  • Superstar Broker, 1999 – Real Estate Forum Magazine
  • CBRE Number One Florida (all specialties) – 2008, 2007, 1998, 1997

Current Retail Clients

  • Blue Martini
  • Boot Barn
  • Staples
  • Target
  • Wild Fook Foods
  • Winn-Dixie
  • Wawa
David K Conn Executive Vice President CBRE, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker
Tampa 101 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 1500
Tampa, FL 33602

Available Properties