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Jeffrey Shell

Executive Vice President

Jeffrey Shell

Executive Vice President
Capital Markets
Meet the Team
+1 313 4172100
+1 313 5101891
+1 313 4172195

Grosse Pointe

17154 Kercheval
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230

Professional Experience

Mr. Shell is Executive Vice President and a national leader in CBRE’s Corporate Capital Markets.  Corporate Capital Markets plays an integral role in both the Capital Markets and Global Workplace Solutions divisions of the company, providing capital markets advisory and execution expertise for planned and existing assets on behalf of corporate occupiers, developers and owners. Expertise resident within Corporate Capital Markets includes finance, accounting, capital markets, and development and construction, in order to solve for GAAP, tax, cash, regulatory, delivery, operations and other client objectives. The group provides advisory and execution proficiency on a full range of real estate and credit-based capital structures for single-tenant and corporate-owned properties, including sale/leasebacks, single-tenant investment sales, and credit-based financing using CTLs and synthetic leases.
Mr. Shell heads a Michigan-based team that has closed transactions representing approximately $7 billion in value across North America. For corporate occupiers, Mr. Shell and his team have structured and executed capital solutions for a wide range of corporate objectives on existing assets or build-to-suit projects and have provided expertise on leasing teams for large lease transactions.  Additionally, Mr. Shell has represented many of the nations’ leading developers and institutional owners for investment sales or finance of existing single-tenant projects or build-to-suits nationwide.
Mr. Shell is a member of CBRE’s Global Task Force on Lease Accounting, is active in various industry organizations, and has spoken at numerous industry forums on the topic of build-to-suit financing, lease accounting, single-tenant net-lease investment sales, and structured finance for real estate.
Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Shell was Executive Vice President and National Head of Corporate Finance for Grubb & Ellis from 2009 through 2011.  Prior to that Mr. Shell spent sixteen years at Cushman & Wakefield, most recently as Executive Director in the Investment Banking division of Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets Group.  Additionally, Mr. Shell led Cushman & Wakefield’s Build-to-Suit Advisory Services practice and was a member of their Global Supply Chain Solutions group. Mr. Shell began his career in Chicago with a large commercial developer.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • ULI

 

Education

 

  • Michigan State University, BS combining Engineering and Business

 

Significant Assignments

  • Dow HQ | BTS Structured Lease Financing | $88.0M | Office HQ/Michigan
  • Dow | BTS Structured Lease Financing | $93.0M | Warehouse/Louisiana 
  • Holland Americal | Lease Advisory | $67.5M | Office HQ/Washington
  • Confidential (Global Tech Co.) | BTS Advisory | $36.4M | Office/Michigan
  • Confidential (Global Tech Co.) | BTS Advisory | $130.0M | Office/Colorado
  • United Stationers | Lease Advisory | $55.0M | Office/Illinois
  • Bazaarvoice | BTS Advisory | $45.0M | Office/Texas
  • Jim Beam/Suntory | BTS Pre-Sale | $28.0M | Warehouse/Kentucky
  • Trinity Health | Investment Sale | $51.0M | Office HQ/Michigan
  • University of Chicago | Sale/Leaseback | $112.0M | Chicago
  • Daimler Trucks North America | BTS Pre-Sale | $162.0M | Office HQ/Oregon
  • VA Birmingham | BTS Pre-Sale | $67.4M | Medical Facility/Alabama
  • Dow | BTS Pre-Sale | $155.0M | Office R&D/Texas
  • International Paper (Xpedx) | BTS Pre-Sale | $18.6M | Industrial/Missouri
  • Sherwood Chrysler | Investment Sale | $38M | Industrial/Michigan
  • Mercedes | Capital Advisory | $53.2M | Warehouse/Alabama
  • NiSource | BTS Financing | $5.8M | Office/Ohio
  • Advance Pierre Foods | Sale/Leaseback | $26.5M | Warehouse/Oklahoma 
  • Aon Corp. | Investment Sale | $148.0M | Office/Chicago
  • Vulcan Materials | Sale/Leaseback | $23.0M | Land/Texas
  • GSA (Federal Dept of Transportation) | Investment Sale | $30.35M | Office/Colorado
  • Mazda | Advisory | $39.0M | Office R&D/California
  • TMG Health | BTS Pre-Sale | $21.25M | Office/Pennsylvania
  • Hershey | Structured Sale | $56.2M | Office & Industrial/Pennsylvania
  • Hershey | Structured Finance | $53.2M | Office & Industrial/Pennsylvania
  • Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co | BTS Pre-Sale | $160.0M | Office HQ/Ohio
  • Asics Corporation | BTS Pre-Sale | $27.9M | Warehouse/Mississippi
  • Markel Corporation | Investment Sale | $25.0M | Office/Chicago
  • Northern Trust | Structured Lease Financing | $67.4M | Office/Chicago
  • Sun Products | BTS Pre-Sale | $40.2M | Warehouse/Kentucky
  • Sterling Commerce | Investment Sale | $38.5M | Office HQ/Ohio
  • Reed Elsevier | Investment Sale | $21.1M | Office/St. Louis
  • Northrup Grumman | Investment Sale | $28.6M | Office/Virginia
  • Meadwestvaco | BTS Pre-Sale | $29.0M | Warehouse/Virginia
  • Adidas Group | BTS Pre-Sale | $116.0M | Warehouse/South Carolina
  • Disney Vacation Development | Investment Sale | $17.1M | Office/Florida
  • DET Norske Veritas | Investment Sale | $14.7M | Office/Texas
  • Diamond Comics | BTS Pre-Sale | $23.5M | Warehouse/Mississippi
  • ATK | BTS Pre-Sale | $29.0M | Office/Minnesota
  • WIX Filtration | Investment Sale | $16.5M | Warehouse/North Carolina
  • Carmike Cinemas | Investment Sale | $72.3M | Theaters/Multiple States
  • EDS, Circuit City, Lowe's, Kohl's & Walgreens | Investment Sale | $88.5M | Warehouse & Retail Portfolio/UT, OH, TX, FL
  • Magellan Health Services | Investment Sale | $39.6M | Office/Missouri 
  • General Electric Company | BTS Pre-Sale | $33.8M | Warehouse/Tennessee
  • EPA (GSA) | BTS Pre-Sale | $92.4M | Regional HQ/Colorado
  • West Penn Allegheny Health | Investment Sale | $14.5M | Office/Pennsylvania
  • Bear Stearns/Verizon | Investment Sale | $82.4M | Office Complex/Texas
  • PSE&G | Investment Sale | $147.5M | Headquarters/New Jersey
  • Bosch-Seimens | BTS Pre-Sale | $24.9M | Distribution/North Carolina 
  • SAIC | Advisory | $244.0M | Headquarters/New Jersey
  • FrontierCommunications | Investment Sale | $26.4M | Office/New York
  • HCA | Investment Sale | $10.5M | Office/South Carolina
  • Suncom | Investment Sale | $20.8M | Office/South Carolina
  • Budco | Investment Sale | $36.0M | Headquarters/Michigan
  • Trinity Health | Investment Sale | $9.6M | Office&Research/Michigan
  • Scotts | Investment Sale | $33.5M | Distribution/California
  • ThomsonConsumer Electronics | Investment Sale | $33.5M | Distribution/California
  • HSBC | Investment Sale | $25.1M | Office/South Dakota
  • PGS Corp | Investment Sale | $20.5M | Office/Texas
  • Tenet Healthcare | Investment Sale | $72.0M | Headquarters/Texas
  • Qwest Communications | Investment Sale | $44.4M | Office/Minnesota
  • Metlife | Investment Sale | $53.5M | Office/New Jersey
  • Veritas | Investment Sale | $39.9M | Office-Research/Texas
  • Mitretek Systems | Investment Sale | $93.8M | Headquarters
  • Computer Associates | Investment Sale | $54.3M | Office/Texas
  • Allstate Insurance | Investment Sale | $22.7M | Office/Illinois
  • AON Corp | Investment Sale $85.7M | Office/Illinois
  • Westinghouse Corporation | Investment Sale | $56.5M | Office-Research/Pennsylvania
  • Hill's Pet Nutrition | Investment Sale | $17.4M | Office-Research HQ/Kansas
  • Visteon Corp. | BTS Structured Lease Financing | $255.0M | Headquarters/Michigan
  • Internal Revenue Services Telecom | Investment Sale | $56.5M | Office-Research/Pennsylvania 
  • Qwest Communications | Advisory/Valuation Services | $305.3M | Portfolio/Multiple States
  • Comed | Investment Sale/Structured Financing | $99.8M | Headquarters/Illinois
  • Thomson Corp. | BTS Structured Lease Financing | $26.0M | Division HQ/Michigan
  • Visteon Corp. | BTS Structured Lease Bridge Financing | $22.0M | Land Acquisition/Michigan
  • Thomson Corp. | BTS Negotiated Lease | $16.0M | Division HQ/Ohio
  • Citrix Systems | Investment Sale/Structured Lease Financing | $59.8M | Headquarters/Florida
  • Procter & Gamble | BTS Structured Lease Financing | $186.0M | Distribution/PA, MO, CA, GA
  • Procter & Gamble | BTS Structured Lease Financing | $54.6M | Distribution/Pennsylvania
  • Procter & Gamble | BTS Negotiated Lease | $20.8M | Distribution/Missouri
  • Nellson Nutraceutical | Investment Sale | $14.3M | Office/R&D/Warehouse Montreal CANADA
  • ADP | Investment Sale | $9.3M | Regional Office/Michigan
  • Citizens Communication | BTS Advisory Services | $35.0M | Headquarters/Texas
  • Discovery Communications | BTS Structured Lease Financing | $155.0M | Headquarters/Maryland
  • Thomson Corp. | BTS Structured Lease Financing | $22.0M | Division HQ/Michigan
  • Mazda | BTS Structured Lease Financing | $18.9M | Distribution/Mississippi
  • Tower Automotive | Investment Sale | $20.3M | Industrial/Michigan

Jeffrey Shell

Executive Vice President
Capital Markets
Meet the Team
+1 313 4172100
+1 313 5101891
+1 313 4172195

Grosse Pointe

17154 Kercheval
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230