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William Howe

Senior Vice President

Debt & Structured Finance

William Howe Senior Vice President
Debt & Structured Finance
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400

Professional Experience

Mr. Howe has been with CBRE Capital Markets since 2005. Prior to joining CBRE, he spent eight years with Banker’s Trust Company/Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. in their Structured Finance Group which provided financing to non-investment grade private and public companies. In various roles with the bank, Mr. Howe’s experiences included: managing a $600 million loan portfolio, syndicating loans, managing bank group syndicates, investment analysis/due diligence, loan documentation & negotiation and workouts.

In addition to this experience, Mr. Howe also served as a portfolio manager with Key Corporate Capital Inc.’s Healthcare Finance Group for three years. Mr. Howe began his career as a financial analyst with GE Capital’s Corporate Finance Group.

Since joining CBRE in 2005, Mr. Howe has participated in raising $9 billion in debt for a broad range of property and investor types. The spectrum of transactions has included Office, Industrial, Multifamily, Hotel, Medical Office and Retail, from $4MM single tenant properties to $400 MM Office Portfolio Facilities and Freddie Mac Credit Facilities.

Significant Transactions


Property Location Property Type Size
Strategic Apartment Fund Nationwide, USA Multifamily $400,000,000
BlackRock Apartment Fund Nationwide, USA Multifamily $250,000,000
875 N. Michigan (fka John Hancock Center) Chicago, IL Office $210,000,000
Alta at K Station  Chicago, IL Multifamily $200,000,000
Allure Waikiki  Honolulu, HI  Multifamily $169,200,000
New City  Chicago, IL Mixed Use $169,099,000
Union West  Chicago, IL Multifamily $155,709,000
PPG Place  Pittsburgh, PA  Office $143,000,000
Industrial Portfolio  Inland Empire, CA  Industrial $138,200,000
Capella Tower  Minneapolis, MN Office $130,000,000
Hudson Industrial Park Jersey City, NJ Industrial $125,812,000
Port Distribution Center I & II  San Pedro, CA  Industrial $125,000,000
Mercer Industrial Park Hamilton Township, NJ Industrial $98,000,000
Starbucks Roastery N Michigan Ave Chicago, IL Retail $79,832,000
Exchange 55 Chicago, IL Industrial $76,640,000
Burnham Center Chicago, IL Office $75,400,000
PepsiCo Plaza  Chicago, IL Office $73,000,000
Two Liberty Place  Philadelphia, PA  Office $72,075,500
Galleria Office Towers  Houston, TX  Office $71,000,000
Union Wharf  Baltimore, MD  Multifamily $70,000,000
Wicker Park Connection Chicago, IL Multifamily $64,740,000
Distribution Center St. Louis, MO Industrial $64,200,000
Distribution Center Sacramento, CA Industrial $59,040,000
Metropolitan Tower  Seattle, WA Multifamily $58,000,000
Distribution Center Monee, IL Industrial $56,880,000
Azure on the Park  Atlanta, GA  Multifamily $54,579,000
475 Sansome Street  San Francisco, CA Office $46,000,000
Residences at SouthPark  Charlotte, NC Multifamily $44,000,000
Embassy Suites  Washington DC Hotel $36,000,000
Shops at Glen Pointe  Glenview, IL Retail $34,625,000
Hyatt Regency Deerfield   Deerfield, IL   Hotel  $32,900,000 
Fulton East  Chicago, IL    Office  $28,500,000 
Distribution Center  Channahon, IL  Industrial  $27,100,000 
Bradley Business Center II  Chicago, IL   Office  $23,400,000 
FedEx Ground   Durham, NC  Industrial  $22,500,000 
Nordstrom Rack   Chicago, IL  Retail  $15,600,000 



  • Fairfield University, Bachelor of Arts in Economics – 1988 
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Illinois

Clients Represented


  • 40|86 Mortgage Capital
  • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
  • Aegon
  • Allianz
  • Allstate
  • BlackRock Realty
  • CalSTRS
  • CBRE Global Investors
  • Cornerstone
  • Duke Realty Corporation

  • Fannie Mae
  • Freddie Mac
  • Golub & Company
  • Hilco Redevelopment Partners
  • Hubbard Street Group
  • MetLife
  • Morguard Corporation
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Phoenix Development Partners
  • PPM
  • Principal
  • Shidler Group
  • Silverstein Properties, Inc.
  • Strategic Partners
  • Structured Development
  • Town Management
  • Trilogy Real Estate Group
  • USAA Real Estate Company
  • Utah Retirement Systems
  • Zom Holdings Inc.
William Howe Senior Vice President
Debt & Structured Finance
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400