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Michael Wellen

Executive Vice President

Michael Wellen Executive Vice President
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166


Professional Experience


Michael Wellen is an Executive Vice President in CBRE’s Consulting Group. Michael is responsible for analyzing real estate strategies for major corporations and preparing in-depth financial analyses of occupancy alternatives. In Michael’s 15-year tenure with CBRE, he has been integrally involved on teams that successfully completed more than 7 million SF of leasing transactions.

Michael has considerable experience in real estate leasing ranging from large corporate headquarters to standard office leases having completed numerous transactions on behalf of law firms, financial services and media companies. Michael has been involved in more than 4 million RSF of financial service firm leasing during the past eight years. In addition, over the past three years, Michael was a key member of the CBRE teams that represented Macy’s in five transactions comprising more than 1.5 million RSF, including the 646,000-RSF renewal of Macy’s NYC HQ at 11 Penn Plaza. Michael also represented Citigroup in four separate transactions totaling 3 million RSF in Manhattan and the New Jersey Waterfront and CBS in its 290,000-RSF renewal at 555 West 57th Street.


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations


  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, State of New York
  • Member, Real Estate Board of New York


  • Colgate University, Bachelor of Arts


Significant Assignments


 Client Size (SF)
Citigroup  2,635,000
Macy's 646,000
Bloomingdale's 568,000
Confidential Global Investment Firm  320,000
Simon & Shuster 292,000
CBS Broadcasting 282,000
Loeb & Loeb 270,000
Showtime Networks  202,000
Bloomingdale's 200,000
Macy's 192,000
Confidential Global Investment Firm  132,000
Equifirst 130,000
Macy's 130,000
CohnReznick 126,000
Confidential Online Financial Services Company  101,000
Seyfarth Shaw 97,000
Pryor Cashman 95,000
Al Jazeera America 84,000
Hampshire Group 75,000
 AlixPartners 65,000
 Schiff Hardin 60,000
 HSH Nordbank 54,000
 Fortis Bank 53,000
 American Century Investments 41,000

Michael Wellen Executive Vice President
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166