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Start Me Up: Kicking off 2022 With a Deep Dive Into Net Lease Properties

04 Jan 2022 40 Minute Listen


As we close the book on 2021, commercial real estate professionals look to start fresh in 2022. On The Weekly Take, Glenn Rufrano, former CEO of VEREIT, and CBRE net lease specialist Will Pike join Spencer Levy to discuss recovery trends in office, retail, REITs and more.

Start Me Up: Kicking off 2022 With a Deep Dive Into Net Lease Properties

January 4, 2022 40 Minute Listen


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Glenn Rufrano

Chairman, ICSC

Glenn Rufrano is the former CEO of VEREIT prior to its recent merger with Realty Income, was recently appointed as the Chairman of ICSC and was the recipient of the 2021 NAREIT Leadership Award. He has more than four decades of CEO experience leading commercial real estate companies, including O’Connor Capital Partners, New Plan Excel Realty Trust, Centro Properties Group and Cushman & Wakefield.

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Will Pike

Vice Chairman & Managing Director

Will Pike is a Vice Chairman and Managing Director of the Net Lease Property Group and Corporate Capital Markets practice. Mr. Pike’s focus is to advise retailers, institutions, private equity firms, REITs, developers and corporate users regarding all facets of net-leased properties. Since 2016, Mr. Pike and his partner, Chris Bosworth, have been responsible for the disposition of 1,020 properties with a value of more than $12.6 billion. Together, they have executed more than 3,200 transactions—valued in excess of $21 billion—throughout their careers.


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Spencer Levy

Global Chief Client Officer & Senior Economic Advisor

Spencer Levy is the Global Chief Client Officer and Senior Economic Advisor for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate firm in the world. Spencer 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. Spencer will focus on both top Occupier and Investor clients.

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