Spencer Levy serves as the Global Chief Client Officer for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate firm in the world. In this role, Mr. Levy leads a team of Global Client Care professionals around the world who are responsible for account management and client experience programs designed to ensure seamless client execution across business lines and geographies, with the goal of consistently delivering exceptional client outcomes for both Occupier and Investor clients.
In addition to his Chief Client Officer responsibilities, Mr. Levy will continue to serve in many of his existing market-facing roles, including as Senior Economic Advisor, the host of CBRE’s The Weekly Take podcast, a spokesperson on real estate market subjects, and a keynote speaker at business and industry events. Widely recognized as one of the foremost thought leaders in the commercial real estate industry, Mr. Levy will focus on driving innovation and continuing to convey thought leadership to our top global clients that results in exceptional client solutions.
Previously, Mr. Levy was CBRE’s Chairman of Americas Research and has redefined the role of research leader. He 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. Mr. Levy regularly speaks at major events of the country’s leading commercial real estate organizations, including CORENET, NAIOP, ULI, ICSC, NAREIM and CREW. He is also regularly quoted in major business publications and frequently is a guest on business television, including Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, PBS and Fox Business. He 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.
Mr. Levy 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, Mr. Levy currently hails from Baltimore and is a proud husband of 21 years and father of three children. He sits on the boards of the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women and Harvard Alumni Real Estate.
- 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
- Harvard Law School, Juris Doctor
- Cornell University, The ILR School, Bachelor’s Degree in Labor and Industrial Relations