Professional ExperienceGrayson Hawkins joined the Charlotte office of CBRE in 2017 with the Office and Industrial Institutional Properties team. Grayson specializes in office, industrial, mixed-use and infill land sales in North Carolina and South Carolina.
Prior to joining CBRE in Charlotte, Grayson worked for CBRE in Atlanta, first as an Associate with Valuation & Advisory Services, and second as an Analyst for the Debt & Structured Finance group. During his tenure with Valuation & Advisory Services, Grayson assisted CBRE’s top revenue-generating appraiser, performing appraisals across all property types nationally. As a member of Debt & Structured Finance – Atlanta, Grayson assisted in sourcing over $1.5 billion of capital from a variety of international and local lenders, including banks, life companies, conduits and debt funds. Grayson’s total capital markets transaction experience is in excess of $4.5 billion.
Grayson graduated from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, a double major in finance and real estate, and a minor in environmental studies. During his undergraduate studies, Grayson worked as a broker at Fonville Morisey Realtors in Raleigh, North Carolina, and interned at CBRE in Columbia, South Carolina.