David Lapierre

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David LaPierre is Vice Chairman with the Global Retail Services Team at CBRE. Mr. LaPierre has achieved the company’s highest production honors and was named North America’s #1 producing CBRE Retail Broker in 2009, 2010 and 2012. In addition, he has been the top producer in CBRE’s Tri-State Region for five of the past ten years and has 23 years of experience in the industry.

Since joining CBRE in 1994, Mr. LaPierre has focused on both landlord and tenant representation.  On the landlord side, Mr. LaPierre has represented such prominent owners as Goldman Sachs, Westbrook Partners, Blackstone, CIM Group, Rockpoint Group, Highgate Capital, Equitable, AXA Finanical, Beacon Capital and Pan Am Equities. His expertise includes both new developments and existing property repositioning and rebranding.

Mr. LaPierre also has extensive national tenant representation experience. Clients he has worked with include Burberry, Express, Belstaff, Johnston & Murphy, Bank of America, Swatch, Geox, Tommy Hilfiger, Jimmy Choo, Disney, New Balance, Omega, Breguet, Blancpain, LK Bennett, Eataly, Kit & Ace, H&M, COS and & Other Stories.

Mr. LaPierre has earned a stellar reputation as an expert in negotiating complex flagship deals for major retail brands. In 2009, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich worked with David to secure a landmark flagship for Eataly at 200 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. He has since represented Eataly nationally, having completed a 63,000-sq.-ft. flagship with Macerich in Chicago, 45,000-sq.-ft. and 53,000-sq.-ft. units in Westfield’s World Trade Center and Century City projects, respectively, and Eataly’s most recent 47,000-sq.-ft. deal at Boston’s Prudential Center.

In 2012, David negotiated the 31,000-sq.-ft. flagship store for Express in Times Square and was honored with the Real Estate Board of New York’s Most Ingenious and Creative Retail Deal of the Year Award for the transaction. In 2000, David was honored as a co-recipient of the Real Estate Board of New York’s Most Creative Retail Deal of the Year Award for representation of Toys “R” Us in its 105,000-sq.-ft. flagship transaction, which resulted in the construction of the largest toy store in the world.