Senior Executive, CBRE
Mike Lafitte is a senior executive with CBRE.
Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Trammell Crow Company (TCC). In this role he was responsible for the management and day-to-day operations of CBRE’s real estate development subsidiary, chaired the TCC Executive Committee and was a member of the TCC Investment Committee. Mike also served as Global Group President, Client Care for CBRE, focused on driving measurable, integrated solutions for the company’s largest investor and occupier clients. Mike served on CBRE’s Executive Committee and was Executive Sponsor of Black Excellence, a CBRE employee resource group.
Earlier, Mike served as Chief Executive Officer of CBRE’s Real Estate Investments business segment. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer of CBRE’s Advisory Services business segment. Earlier he served in a number of executive leadership roles, including Global Group President, Chief Operating Officer, President Americas and President Institutional & Corporate Services.
Mike joined CBRE with the acquisition of Trammell Crow Company in 2006. He started with Trammell Crow Company in 1997 and served in various roles, including President of Global Services, Chief Operating Officer of Global Services, Regional Director of the Central region of the U.S. and Dallas Market Leader.
Mike has been in the commercial real estate industry since 1984 when he joined Lincoln Property Company in Dallas and also served in production, leadership and development roles with Bear Stearns and PREMISYS Real Estate Services, an affiliate of Prudential Life Insurance Company.