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Greg Greene

Senior Vice President

Debt & Structured Finance

Greg Greene Senior Vice President
Debt & Structured Finance
Dallas McKinney 2100 McKinney Ave
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201

Professional Experience

Greg Greene joined the Dallas office of CBRE in 2003 after five years at Ernst & Young. He specializes in structuring and negotiating large real estate financings for corporate clients and real estate investors. Along with Scott Lewis, Greg leads one of CBRE’s most active commercial finance teams. This team closed over $1 billion in debt proceeds in 2017.  These transactions include the financing of office buildings, lab and research facilities, distribution centers, manufacturing facilities, data centers and various other types of special use facilities. These credit-based and real estate-based financings are structured to provide superior economics and mitigate ownership risks.

His clients are spread throughout the U.S. and include a large number of publicly traded corporations, making him an anomaly among mortgage banking professionals. He also represents numerous real estate developers, REITs and other investors.  Greg is a CPA and brings over twenty years experience in the areas of real estate finance and leasing. This experience includes real estate finance and advisory at CPA firms, real estate lease representation, and the Chief Financial Officer position for a privately held group of real estate companies. He has been named a Dallas Business Journal “Heavy Hitter” multiple times and won the Journal’s 2009 “Most Creative Deal” award for the successful financing of Chesapeake Plaza during the credit crisis.  Greg is a frequent author and speaker on various real estate capital markets topics and authors components of the CBRE national capital markets publications. He is also a Senior Member of CBRE’s Institutional Properties group, a select team of individuals that focuses on large capital markets transactions.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Licensed CPA in the State of Texas
  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Texas
  • Mortgage Banking Association


  • The University of Texas, Master of Business Administration
  • University of Alabama, Bachelor of Science; Accounting

Significant Assignments

  • CBRE Global Investors / Multiple Office Financings / Permanent Financing
  • Immunex (Amgen) / Office, Lab Facility / Construction; synthetic lease
  • CALSTRS and Korea Post / Office Portfolio / Permanent Financing
  • Genzyme / Manufacturing, Lab Facility Construction and mini-perm
  • Hines / Office / Bridge Financing
  • BlueLinx Corporation / Industrial Portfolio / 60 Property Portfolio; Permanent Financing
  • HealthSouth / Hospital / Construction; synthetic lease
  • iStar Financial / Industrial Portfolio / Permanent Financing
  • Equinex, Inc. / Data Center---IBX / Construction and mini perm
  • Stonegate / Office Portfolio / 7 Property Portfolio; Permanent Financing
  • Medical Properties Trust / Rehab Hospitals / 6 property portfolio; Permanent Financing
  • Citrix Systems / Office Portfolio / Permanent Financing
  • Chesapeake Energy / Office / Permanent Financing
  • Ascension Health / Medical Office / Construction and mini-perm
  • Dividend Capital / Office / Bridge Financing
  • Partners Health Trust / Medical Office / Permanent Financing


  • Ascension Health
  • CBRE Global Investors
  • Chesapeake Energy
  • Citrix Systems
  • Colony Industrial
  • Dividend Capital Total Realty Trust
  • Equinix
  • Fiat Chrysler Corporation
  • Genzyme
  • HealthSouth
  • iStar Financial
  • Korea Post
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Medical Properties Trust
Greg Greene Senior Vice President
Debt & Structured Finance
Dallas McKinney 2100 McKinney Ave
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201