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Spencer Levy

Chairman, Americas Research & Senior Economic Advisor

Spencer Levy Chairman, Americas Research & Senior Economic Advisor
Baltimore 100 East Pratt Street
Suite 1700
Baltimore, MD 21202

Professional Experience

 

Spencer Levy is the Chairman of Americas Research and Senior Economic Advisor for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate firm in the world. Spencer is the chief spokesman on real estate matters for CBRE in the Americas and is the one of the most sought-after speakers in the commercial real estate industry. He is regularly quoted in major business publications and frequently is a guest on business television, including Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, PBS and Fox Business. He spends the majority of his time speaking to clients, in the media, public speaking training and hosting CBRE’s podcast, The Weekly Take.

By leveraging his 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, including the past 13 at CBRE, Spencer has redefined the role of research leader. Spencer combines his experience as a lawyer, investment banker and capital markets leader to create presentations that go deep and touch on all aspects of commercial real estate. Combined with his unique and engaging presenting style, this makes him one of the most respected commentators and advisors in the business. Spencer regularly speaks at major events of the country’s leading commercial real estate organizations, including CORENET, NAIOP, ULI, ICSC, NAREIM and CREW. He also has guest lectured at major universities, including his alma maters Harvard and Cornell, in addition to Columbia, NYU, Johns Hopkins, Georgetown, UCLA, USC, The Ohio State University, Pitt, Auburn and many others.

Spencer is a recipient of multiple industry awards, including a two-time winner of the CORENET Luminary Award for Excellence in Public Speaking, the CBRE Trammell Crow Master Builder Award, the CBRE Gary J. Bebon Teamwork Award, was named a Maryland Real Estate Influencer and was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Commercial Real Estate by the Daily Record in Maryland.

While a New Yorker for most of his life, Spencer currently hails from Baltimore and is a proud husband of 21 years and father of three children. Spencer sits on the boards of the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women and Harvard Alumni Real Estate.

 

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

 

  • CBRE’s Americas Strategy Group
  • CBRE Global Leadership Council
  • CBRE’s Gary J.Beban Teamwork Award (2010)
  • Trammel Crow Master Builder Award for Excellence in Leadership (2015)
  • CoreNet Luminary Award for Excellence in Public Speaking (2016)
  • Frequent speaker before industry groups, including CoreNet, NAIOP, ICSC, MBA, ULI and CREW
  • Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, Board of Directors

 

Education

 

  • Harvard Law School
  • Juris Doctor Cornell University
  • The ILR School
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Labor and Industrial Relations

Press Releases

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CBRE on PBS Nightly Business Report

CBRE on PBS Nightly Business Report

January 7, 2019
January 7, 2019
U.S. Apartment Sector Likely To Get A Boost From New Tax Plan

U.S. Apartment Sector Likely To Get A Boost From New Tax Plan

May 2, 2018
May 2, 2018
Majority of Real Estate Investors in the Americas Anticipate Increased Buying Activity in 2018, CBRE Survey Finds

Majority of Real Estate Investors in the Americas Anticipate Increased Buying Activity in 2018, CBRE Survey Finds

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018
Spencer Levy Chairman, Americas Research & Senior Economic Advisor
Baltimore 100 East Pratt Street
Suite 1700
Baltimore, MD 21202