Sonya Schmidt is a Vice President with CBRE’s Advisory and Transaction Services Group. She has over 10 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry specializing in the representation of tenants and occupiers of commercial space. Her service specialties include strategic and financial consulting, transaction management, lease negotiations/restructuring, and acquisition and disposition of commercial assets.
During her career, Ms. Schmidt has completed over $100 million in commercial real estate transactions beginning at Grubb & Ellis Co. (now NGKF), where she served as Associate Vice President in the Office Services Group, and most recently as Managing Director at Savills Studley, focusing solely on the representation of corporate occupiers.
Ms. Schmidt’s strong finance background makes her highly effective in helping firms achieve significant reductions in their occupancy costs. She takes a holistic approach to her client’s needs, by not only negotiating aggressive terms but also focusing on a firm’s overall culture, business plan and life cycle.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
- CREW Network
- California State University, Northridge, BS in Finance and Business Administration
- Kinkisharyo International LLC
- Motorola, Inc.
- Imagine Communications
- Bononi Law Group
- Krung Thai Bank
- Kasikorn Bank
- Lesnick Prince Pappas, LLP
- Lindahl Beck, LLP
- Consensus Inc.
- Advanced Discovery
- McCune & Harber, LLP
- Lozano Smith
- Rafferty Capital Markets