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R. Scott Brady, Executive Vice President

R. Scott Brady

Executive Vice President

R. Scott Brady Executive Vice President
Nashville 222 2nd Avenue S.
Suite 1800
Nashville, TN 37201

Professional Experience

Scott Brady is an Executive Vice President and Co-Manager of CBRE Nashville’s Debt & Structured Finance (DSF) division. Mr. Brady’s primary focus is sourcing debt and equity for CBRE’s multifamily and commercial clientele on a national level. Through an extensive network of over 200 capital sources, including Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, HUD, he works extensively on permanent financing, construction financing, tax increment financing (TIF), bridge and mezzanine debt as wells as joint venture/preferred equity assignments.

Over the course his 21-year real estate career, Mr. Brady has been responsible for the origination of over $9 billion. Together with business partner K.O. Kennedy, Mr. Brady’s annual production volume consistently exceeds $1.35 billion, translating to over $1.8 billion in real estate transactions annually. He has been named a CBRE “Top 225 National Producer” for 7 consecutive years and member of the “Million Dollar Club” every year since 2011.

Utilizing CBRE’s fully integrated and global platform, Mr. Brady’s clients benefit from unparalleled resources critical to the financing process. In recognition of holding primary market share within Tennessee, the DSF Nashville Office has numerous exclusive correspondent lending relationships with major life insurance companies across the United States, which translates to exclusive financing options for his clientele.

Multifamily Specialist
CBRE is a direct lender of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA. As the largest non-bank originator of multifamily mortgages in the country by a great measure. CBRE is Freddie Mac’s largest lender, by a significant multiple, for the past six years, and a top four Fannie Mae DUS lender for the same period.

As a multifamily specialist, Mr. Brady has intimate knowledge of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and uniquely understands each product’s specific features, allowing him to match transactions and debt accordingly. His relationships with the decision makers at the GSE’s allow him to bring a level of expertise and surety of execution to transactions that is difficult to duplicate. CBRE’s Nashville DSF Team consistently produces over $1 billion annually in multifamily transactions alone.

Prior Experience
Prior to joining CBRE in 2007, Mr. Brady spent 10 years in the commercial real estate banking industry. Mr. Brady was a Senior Vice President overseeing Fifth Third Bank’s Middle Tennessee Real Estate Department and held other senior loan production positions with SunTrust Bank, National Bank of Commerce, and SouthTrust Bank.


  • CBRE’s “Million Dollar Club”- 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • CBRE’s “Top 225 National Producers” - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • CBRE Top Producer, Nashville – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018


  • University of South Alabama, Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Finance & Banking

Significant Assignments

  • MAA Multifamily Portfolio *Various States | $192,000,000
  • MAA Multifamily Portfolio *Various States | $172,000,000
  • Icon in the Gulch: Nashville, Tennessee | $105,000,000
  • Multifamily Portfolio: Texas, Tennessee, Kansas | $98,000,000
  • Corporate Centre Office Portfolio: Franklin, Tennessee | $82,500,000
  • Mission Portfolio: Nashville, Tennessee | $63,100,000
  • Wyndchase Aspen Grove: Franklin, Tennessee | $58,300,000
  • Atlanta Multifamily Portfolio: Atlanta, Georgia | $57,000,000
  • Viera Briarcliff: Atlanta, Georgia | $52,750,000
  • Barber Park Apartments: Orlando, Florida | $41,700,000
  • ALARA Farms Apartments: Franklin, Tennessee | $41,475,000
  • The Hawthorne at Gillette Ridge: Hartford, Connecticut | $41,450,000
  • Crow Holdings Industrial Portfolio: Nashville, Tennessee | $38,750,000
  • International Paper Building: Memphis, Tennessee | $38,350,000
  • Forestwood Apartments: Ft. Myers, Florida | $37,000,000
  • Arbor Hills Apartments: Atlanta, Georgia | $36,362,000
  • Dell Sale/Leaseback: Nashville, Tennessee | $33,800,000
  • Arium Research Triangle Park: Durham, North Carolina | $33,000,000
  • Arbors at Branch Creek: Tampa, Florida | $32,500,000
  • The Metropolitan: Knoxville, Tennessee | $32,200,000
  • Addison at South Tryon: Charlotte, North Carolina | $32,000,000
  • Highwoods Office Portfolio: Nashville, Tennessee | $30,100,000
  • Metropolitan Fishers: Indianapolis, Indiana | $30,000,000
  • District at Hurstborne: Louisville, Kentucky | $29,800,000
  • Copper Pointe Apartments: Knoxville, Tennessee | $29,600,000
  • Legacy at Jones Farm: Huntsville, Alabama | $28,500,000
  • Edgewater Plantation: Charleston, South Carolina | $28,080,000
  • Amberleigh Bluff Apartments: Knoxville, Tennessee | $28,000,000
  • Stoneridge Farms: Gallatin, Tennessee | $25,000,000
  • Archstone Perimeter: Atlanta, Georgia | $24,500,000
  • Marina Pointe Apartments: Chattanooga, Tennessee | $23,200,000
  • Century Hillsboro Village: Nashville, Tennessee | $23,185,000
  • The Haven: San Antonio, Texas | $23,000,000
R. Scott Brady Executive Vice President
Nashville 222 2nd Avenue S.
Suite 1800
Nashville, TN 37201