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Emanuel Fitzgerald

Executive Vice President

Emanuel Fitzgerald Executive Vice President
Washington, D.C. 1900 N Street NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036

Professional Experience

An Executive Vice President with CBRE, Inc., Manny Fitzgerald has more than 30+ years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Manny is experienced in both landlord and tenant representation and is considered an expert in nonprofit real estate matters. His development experience evolved from spending almost 12 years with DRI, one of the most prolific nonprofit headquarters developers in the Washington, DC area. Manny founded and leads CBRE’s National Nonprofit Practice Group. This group of real estate professionals specializes in providing superior real estate services to the nonprofit sector, which is comprised of associations, foundations, professional societies, unions and charitable organizations. Mr. Fitzgerald has also worked with many for-profit organizations.

Manny has participated in many high-profile transactions in his career. For example, he has been involved in the sale/acquisition of approximately 60 nonprofit headquarters buildings including: United Negro College Fund (50,000 SF); National Restaurant Association (sale of 170,000 development site and acquisition of 60,000 SF office condo); National Trust for Historic Preservation (75,000 SF) and National Association of Broadcasters (120,000 SF). He also represented The John Akridge Companies in the sale of 1307 New York Avenue, NW, a 106,000-square-foot, Class A office building, to a consortium of nonprofit organizations and the acquisition of a 300,000-square-foot development site at 900 H Street, NW, which was eventually developed and sold to The Smithsonian Institution. Additionally, Manny was involved in the sale of the Old Masonic Temple building at 901 F Street, NW and a subsequent owner representation assignment that secured The Gallup Organization as an anchor tenant. This transaction won the Washington Business Journal’s Deal of the Year award. Manny also secured and services national exclusive real estate contracts with several national nonprofit organizations.

Significant Assignments

  • American Diabetes Association | National Representation/Headquarters Relocation
  • American Heart Association | Headquarters Strategic Planning
  • National Restaurant Association | Headquarters Relocation
  • National Association of Children’s Hospitals | Headquarters Relocation
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists | Headquarters Strategic Planning
  • American Bankers Association | Sublease Disposition
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants | Two Headquarters Relocations
  • National Association of Broadcasters | Headquarters Sale and Acquisition of New Build-to-Suit HQ
  • United Negro College Fund | Headquarters Relocation
  • Volunteers of America | Headquarters Relocation
  • Aspen Institute | Headquarters Relocation
  • American Hotel & Lodging Association | Headquarters Relocation
  • American Society of Association Executives | Headquarters Lease Renegotiation

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Multiple Regional Top Producer Awards
  • Multiple Top 225 Awards for North America
  • Ranked #3 overall leasing broker for the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area in 2007
  • Multiple Top Ten Virginia Leasing Awards
  • Top Ten Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors’ Sales Award, 1997


  • Bachelor of Arts, The Catholic University of America


  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Physcians Assistants, Inc.
  • American Advertising Federation
  • American Association of Airport Executives
  • American Bankers Association
  • American Chamber of Commerce Executives
  • American College of Nurse Midwives
  • American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Dental Association
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American International Automobile Dealers Association
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Society of Association Executives
  • Aspen Institute
  • Building Owners & Managers Association
  • Child Welfare League of America
  • Consumer Bankers Association
  • Immigration and Refugee Services of America
  • InterAction
  • L-3 Communications
  • National Association of Broadcasters
  • National Association of Chain Drug Stores
  • National Association of Children’s Hospitals
  • National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
  • National Restaurant Association
  • American Red Cross
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • PATH
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Public Education Network
  • United Negro College Fund
  • The Corcoran Gallery of Art
  • Newseum
  • Volunteers of America
Emanuel Fitzgerald Executive Vice President
Washington, D.C. 1900 N Street NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036