Jay O’Meara is an Executive Vice President in CBRE’s Atlanta Office Institutional Properties Group. Mr. O’Meara is responsible for marketing the team’s assignments, serving as the point of contact for many of the group's key relationships, strategy and positioning of offerings, contract negotiations, and oversight of the financial underwriting process.
O'Meara is a seasoned commercial real estate advisor with extensive capital markets experience at prominent international service firms. During his tenure with CBRE, the group has represented clients on over 110 million square feet and $22 billion of office transactions. O’Meara has also served as a guest speaker or lecturer for Emory University, the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia State University, Vanderbilt University, Morehouse College, NAIOP, and the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors.
Before joining the Office Institutional Properties Group, Mr. O’Meara was the Director of CBRE’s Financial Consulting Group in the Southeast, a team that provides financial and analytical consulting to brokerage teams and clients. Prior to joining CBRE, he was a Senior Analyst with Cushman & Wakefield’s Structured Finance and Investment Sales groups. He began his career as a Senior Auditor with Porter Keadle Moore, a regional accounting firm.
M.B.A, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business
B.B.A in Accounting, University of Georgia
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Executive Board of Future Leaders, Member of School Challenge and Special Events Committees
Elder, Peachtree Presbyterian Church
Board Member, Terry College of Business Alumni Board & Past Chairman of the Young Alumni Board
We specialize in the disposition, acquisition and strategic advisement of institutional quality office properties throughout the southeast.
CBRE Atlanta Institutional Office Properties is a team of senior Capital Markets professionals that specialize in the sale, debt and structured finance placement, and recapitalization of institutional quality office properties throughout the Southeastern United States. For nearly 30 years, our team has advised the country’s most sophisticated and successful investors while providing best-in-class service, honest counsel and outstanding outcomes. We leverage our extensive transaction experience, real-time market intelligence and the unmatched CBRE platform to execute on our clients’ objectives. As a result, our team has built long-term client relationships and is the perennial market leader in the Southeast by market share and client satisfaction.
Key elements of the team’s approach:
Collaborative, data-driven client counsel, always focused on the client’s best interests
Market leading intelligence through our own transaction experience and reconnaissance from our National Institutional Properties Group
Highest quality marketing materials and rigorously scrutinized financial analysis
Coordination with CBRE Debt & Structured Finance to ensure a sophisticated, wholistic capital markets approach
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