Eli Hanacek has over 21 years of experience in the multifamily industry with a broad range of expertise in brokerage, acquisitions, dispositions, development, asset management, marketing, and construction.
Since Eli joined CBRE’s PNW Multifamily team he has been involved in over $25 billion in transactions comprised of over 1,200 properties and over 110,000 existing units, including over 100+ transactions of land experience. Specializing in complex transactions, Eli has executed on multi-state portfolios, retail-anchored mixed-use properties, condominium conversions, unentitled land, and property types ranging from suburban and urban value-add to trophy urban core.
Prior to joining CBRE, Eli served as the Investment Management COO for Holland Partner Group. He oversaw new investments with a cradle-to-grave approach on each asset and portfolio as well as supervised the operating, revenue management, and marketing teams to ensure best-in- class results. During his tenure with Holland Partner Group, Eli oversaw over $1.8 billion in transactions and operated a diverse portfolio with over 20,000 multifamily housing units in over 70 communities in five states; Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado and Arizona. Eli was also tasked with opening new markets for Holland including Denver and Phoenix along with raising equity from private and institutional investors.
University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts, Community and Environmental Planning (Real Estate Development Focus)
Top 10 CBRE producer 10 out of 10 years PNW
SIOR Investment Broker of the Year in 2020 and 2016
Connect Media Top Broker in 2020
2016 PSBJ 40 under 40 Honoree
Team Overview - Pacific Northwest Multifamily
With over 150 collective years of experience delivering exceptional client outcomes, the CBRE Pacific Northwest Multifamily team is the dominant regional market leader for all capital advisory needs. Specializing in multifamily properties and development land, the team consists of 12 veteran brokers covering all asset sizes & types with a best-in-class 10-person support team
As the consistent market leader, the team has a proven track record — with total transaction
experience exceeding $27 billion across 1,100 multifamily properties and development sites.
Eli Hanacek, Mark Washington, Kyle Yamamoto, Phil Oester, Joe Nydahl, Josh McDonald, Mark
Zoffel, Spencer Clark, Peter Wright, Reed Hunter, Sean Milligan and Beau Meitl provide
expertise in the sale of existing multifamily properties and development sites that range from
suburban value-add to trophy core high rise. The team has established a proven reputation for
sophisticated analysis, deep and long-standing relationships, capacity to identify and drive
value, and ability to source leading-edge capital to the Pacific Northwest.
The team provides the greatest diversity and depth of experience within the Pacific Northwest
for brokerage services, financial analysis and development expertise. Additionally, CBRE’s Debt
and Structured Finance group is fully integrated with the team to source debt and equity.
Extensive on-the-ground market knowledge and research, negotiating skills, proficiency in
supporting value, along with dedication and a strong work ethic contribute to making this team
the market leader.