Steve Lehr is the Managing Director of the CBRE Land Services Group. Mr. Lehr leads over 70 professionals in over 30 offices in the United States and Canada. The CBRE Land Services Group is a global network of experienced professionals focusing exclusively on land transactions. The primary Land Services market space is raw land, entitled land, improved residential lots, and redevelopment. Mr. Lehr is responsible for strategic positioning of the Group and assuring implementation of best practices.
Mr. Lehr's emphasis is understanding market conditions and global capital flow as it relates to land investment and disposition. Mr. Lehr has developed a global network of private equity and capital sources and works closely with domestic debt and equity sources through CBRE to arrange appropriate financial structures for land transactions. Mr. Lehr’s comprehensive understanding of market conditions, land entitlement and development, and capital sources makes him a leader in land brokerage. In his time at CBRE, Mr. Lehr has represented clients in the disposition of interest in over 1.5 million acres of land and mineral rights.
In addition, Mr. Lehr leads initiatives with multiple CBRE service lines, including the Global Corporate Services, Private Client, Retail Development, Industrial, Hotel, and Multi-Housing Groups for land disposition and acquisition. Mr. Lehr works with CBRE Consulting, Valuation, and Capital Markets in the evaluation, acquisition, disposition, and underwriting of complex land development and portfolio sales. Mr. Lehr has also been actively involved in the development of public policy and use of GIS technology by the private sector.