During his career with CBRE, Mr. Cleaver has led many of Metropolitan Washington’s most sophisticated transactions, advising on capital placement and real estate decisions that have helped shape the area’s skyline. He now leads DC's Institutional Properties office sales team.
His grasp on the regional leasing fundamentals, established through the completion of over 6M square feet of transactions early on in his career, uniquely enhances Mr. Cleaver’s ability to credibly guide underwriting and affect strategic investment theses. This foundation is paired with his financial acumen and real-time connections to the most active segments of the investment community to effectively source global capital.
The successful application of his well-rounded methodology has amounted to over $3.8B of capital markets activity and established a highly regarded process. Mr. Cleaver believes in the full cycle of a real estate investment and builds genuine, long-lasting relationships with his clients.
Outside of the office, Mr. Cleaver maintains a high level of community and charitable involvement. He passionately participates in many fundraising and awareness efforts on behalf of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Living Proof – a nonprofit organization devoted to the support of cancer research.
A graduate of Middlebury College, Mr. Cleaver lives in Washington, DC with his wife Leigh and daughter Carson. He is a devoted sports fan and an avid traveler.