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Joel Wechsler

Senior Vice President

Advisory & Transaction Services

Joel Wechsler Senior Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services
Manhattan Downtown 140 Broadway
New York, Ny 10005

Professional Experience​

Joel Wechsler is a Senior Vice President in CBRE’s Downtown Manhattan office, specializing in occupier and tenant representation. His impressive history in the business—spanning more than 30 years—is a competitive advantage to his clients, who benefit from his keen understanding of the Manhattan market, its history and its movement. Additionally, his background in finance provides him with unique insight into the economics that drive the real estate process.

Mr. Wechsler’s experience includes the delivery of a broad range of services—from devising long- and short-term strategic real estate plans, to developing and implementing cost-reduction strategies, to executing creative deal-making solutions—to the advantage of his diversified portfolio of clients.

Mr. Wechsler began his real estate career with the Edward S. Gordon Company, CBRE’s predecessor company. Before rejoining CBRE in 2011, Mr. Wechsler was an Executive Managing Director at Grubb & Ellis, where he established himself as a valuable and consistent producer. In addition to being named to the firm’s prestigious Circle of Excellence multiple times, he was also named to The President’s Council—the company’s premier symbol of achievement—as recognition for his teamwork and significant contributions to the company, the community and the real estate industry.

Mr. Wechsler resides in Brooklyn, where he has served as a member of the Business Advisory Council of Medgar Evers University.​

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  •  Member, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)



  • Wharton School University of Pennsylvania


Significant Assignments


 Client  Location  SF
 Fortress Investment Group 1345 Avenue of the Americas 245,000
 McLaughlin Stern

Law Firm Renewal at 261 Madison Avenue

 FDIC Relocated NYC Office to 350 Fifth Avenue
 Ares Capital Management Expanded NYC Office at 245 Park Avenue 97,000
 Sandbox Studio Expanded Event/Photo/Fashion Space to 55 Water Street
Godiva Chocolatier
Headquarters relocation to 333 West 34th Street 32,000
 4KMedia Renewal at 55 West 23rd Street 24,000



  • ARES Management
  • Arthur J. Gallagher
  • DF King
  • FDIC
  • Fortress Investment Group
  • Global RE
  • Godiva Chocolatier
  • Gorayeb & Associates

  • McLaughlin Stern
  • NY State Insurance Fund

  • Robert AM Stern
  • Stifel Nicolaus
  • Swanke Hayden Connell

  • Trillium Trading​

Joel Wechsler Senior Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services
Manhattan Downtown 140 Broadway
New York, Ny 10005