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Gary Schless

Gary Schless

First Vice President

Gary Schless First Vice President
Hartford 185 Asylum Street
CityPlace I
31st Floor
Hartford, CT 06103

Professional Experience

In September 2018, CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE) acquired CB Richard Ellis-N.E. Partners, L.P. (CBRE/New England), a long-standing joint venture with Whittier Partners Group and the leading full-service commercial real estate services operation in New England.

Gary rejoined CBRE/New England in December 2013 after spending the previous 10 years at Jones Lang LaSalle. Prior to Jones Lang LaSalle, he worked at CBRE/NE for almost five years. Mr. Schless specializes in office leasing/advisory services with a primary focus on tenant representation.

Mr. Schless has an in-depth knowledge of the Greater Hartford market and has worked on over 700,000 SF in transactions over the last 24 months. With over 15 years of experience, he has cultivated strong relationships with local and national corporations. Gary has a background in accounting and finance, which gives him the financial knowledge to thoroughly understand the economics of every deal.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Member of the National Association of Realtors and Greater Hartford Association of Realtors
  • Alzheimer's Association of Connecticut Golf Committee
  • Habitat for Humanity Golf Committee
  • Simsbury Little League Board Member
  • Simsbury Performance Arts Center Board Member
  • Hop Meadow Country Club Board Member


  • University of Hartford - MBA
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs
    • Degree: Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: Accounting

Significant Assignments


  • Vasco Ventures | Griffin Office Park, Windsor | 375,000 SF
  • Acre Group | The Exchange, Farmington | 251,000 SF
  • Connecticut Education Association | 21 Oak St., Hartford | 113,000 SF
  • The Tomasso Group | 1 Liberty Square, New Britain | 80,000 SF
  • The Simon Konover Co. | 43 Western Blvd., Glastonbury | 60,000 SF
  • Investment Capital Partners | 148 Eastern Blvd., Glastonbury | 50,000 SF


  • Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology | Lease | 37,500 SF
  • ADP | Lease | 30,000 SF
  • Hartford Foundation for Public Giving | Lease | 25,000 SF
  • Bendett & McHugh | Lease | 24,000 SF
  • Gemma Power Systems | Sale | 24,000 SF
  • Cronin & Company | Lease | 23,000 SF
  • Willis Towers Watson | Lease | 22,000 SF
  • Ovation Benefits | Lease | 20,000 SF


  • ADP
  • Albertus Magnus College
  • Branford Hall Career Institutes
  • Brown & Brown Insurance
  • Computer Associates
  • Connecticut Education Association
  • CorVel Corporation
  • First Niagra Bank
  • Gemma Power Systems
  • General Electric
  • GZA Environmental
  • Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
  • Haymond Law Firm
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Ovation Benefits Group
  • Quest Diagnostics
  • Steelcase
  • Tai Soo Kim Partners
  • Willis Towers Watson
Gary Schless First Vice President
Hartford 185 Asylum Street
CityPlace I
31st Floor
Hartford, CT 06103

Available Properties