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Steve Bassett

Executive Managing Director

Strategic Accounts

Steve Bassett Executive Managing Director
Strategic Accounts
Dallas McKinney 2100 McKinney Ave
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201

Professional Experience

Steve Bassett is an Executive Managing Director and U.S. Investor Services Business Development Leader for CBRE. He is responsible for the development and oversight of CBRE’s world-class business development program. Steve has leadership responsibilities across all asset classes, including Office, Retail, Industrial and REITs. Under Steve’s direction, the U.S. Investor Services Business Development team provides business development guidance and support to local market leaders and other professionals within the firm. They drive business line integration at the point of sale for national, regional and local investor clients to ensure we are delivering the full power of the CBRE platform in pursuit of their goals.

Additionally, Steve leads the Americas Investor Office Leasing Practice working across the brokerage and client community to ensure we are delivering world-class leasing solutions for asset owners. He focuses on tools and technologies that enhance CBRE brokers’ abilities to deliver exceptional service and achieve our clients’ investment objectives.

In both roles, Steve focuses on organizing CBRE investor services team members to deliver leasing, property management, investment sales, valuation, due diligence support and finance strategies that holistically address client needs and goals.

Steve joined CBRE from Trammell Crow Company, where he was the National Director of Project Leasing and Property Management. His responsibilities included overseeing the platform for national delivery of project leasing and property management, working with local and regional leaders to implement an efficient, effective operating model.

Previously, Steve was Senior Vice President/Regional Director for JLL, where he was responsible for overseeing leasing and management services across Colorado and Utah. Prior to that, Steve was an office and R&D leasing broker with various firms. With more than 30 years in the business, Steve serves as an advisor in all aspects of commercial real estate.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Chairs CBRE's Americas Investor Office Leasing Advisory Board
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • IPOC-Gold Council Member (ULI)
  • Member of the NAC Advisory Council


  • Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Berkley


  • Bentall Green Oak
  • Blackstone
  • DWS
  • EQ Office
  • GLP
  • Invesco
  • KBS
  • LIM
  • MetLife
  • NY Life
  • Principal
  • Nuveen
  • Trammell Crow Company
  • UBS
Steve Bassett Executive Managing Director
Strategic Accounts
Dallas McKinney 2100 McKinney Ave
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201