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Robert Flippin

Executive Vice President

Robert Flippin Executive Vice President
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166

Professional Experience​

Robert Flippin is an Executive Vice President in CBRE’s Brokerage Group located in the New York City office. Mr. Flippin’s primary focus is on tenant representation in the New York Tri-State region, but includes supporting the needs of his clients on a national and global basis. 

Throughout his 30-year career, Mr. Flippin has been actively involved in several of the largest and most noteworthy transactions in the metropolitan area.  Most recently, he represented the law firm Mayer Brown in its relocation from 1675 Broadway to 190,000 square feet at 1221 Avenue of the Americas.  He also represented the law firm of Weil Gotshal in its renewal of 388,000 square feet at 767 Fifth Avenue (September 2014), as well as several other locations around the country and internationally.

Mr. Flippin also represented major Japanese Bank, Mizuho Corporate Bank, in its 170,000 square foot renewal at 1251 Avenue of the Americas, and recently negotiated their expansion for an additional 40,000 square feet in the building.

In the Downtown market, Mr. Flippin recently assisted the New York State Banking Department in leasing 240,000 square feet at One State Street Plaza, and has also represented Cadwalder Wickersham & Tart, Nomura Securities, Atlantic Mutual, Weiss Peck & Greer (and others) on numerous projects.

Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Flippin was an International Director with Jones Lang LaSalle Americas.​

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Member, United States All-American Lacrosse team
  • Member, The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
  • Member, The Young Men’s and Women’s Real Estate Association of New York


  • Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts in History, 1983
  • Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1983

Partial Transaction List

Morgan Stanley

  • 745 Seventh Avenue
  • 1633 Broadway
  • 1221 Avenue of the Americas
  • 111 Pavenia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ

Tokyo Marine

  • 70,000 square feet | 230 Park Avenue
  • Chicago
  • Atlanta


  • 100 Manhattanville Road, Purchase, NY

Endurance Reinsurance

  • 750 Third Avenue

European American Bank

  • 400,000 square feet | Uniondale, Long Island

Thor Equities, LLC 

  • 545 Madison Avenue | Leased the entire building on behalf of owner.
Robert Flippin Executive Vice President
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166