Donald Lutt

Managing Director

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1900 N Street NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036

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Donald Lutt is the Managing Director of the Financial Consulting Group for the DC region, which serves CBRE’s regional offices in Washington DC, McLean, VA and Bethesda and Baltimore, MD. Mr. Lutt brings a depth of knowledge surrounding complicated deal structures and creative solutions for real estate transactions. He is responsible for providing strategic consulting and financial analytics required by today’s sophisticated tenants and landlords which empower CBRE’s clients to make the most informed real estate decisions.

The Financial Consulting Group specializes in sophisticated financial and analytical consultative services that are used to facilitate an educated decision-making process for the client. The primary services produced are financial modeling, interpretation of financial impact, identification of accounting and tax issues and the production of documented support on lease comparisons, sublease recoveries, buy versus leases and build-to-suit transactions. The Financial Consulting Group designs and customizes its work to communicate information in the consistent, professional manner required by CRE’s, Corporate Chief Financial Officers and financial institutions.

Mr. Lutt has more than twenty years of real estate and advisory experience. Prior to joining CBRE, he was Senior Managing Director for Colliers International in New York where he headed up the Consulting Group. His team was responsible for evaluating, analyzing and recommending Tenant and Landlord deal structures for leases, sales, purchases, and refinancings. Before Colliers, he worked for New York City Economic Development Corporation developing legislation and negotiation municipal incentive packages with the overriding goal on retaining and growing the job base in New York City.