Joanna Paszek


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Joanna Paszek is a Senior Research Analyst based in Nashville, Tennessee, leading market intelligence and insights for Nashville, Chattanooga, and Knoxville. She conceptualizes and executes market analysis, data visualization, and strategic responses to client pursuits for all business lines and asset classes.

The Tennessee Research team publishes office and industrial quarterly market reports, tracks active tenant requirements, occupier trends, development activity, and engages in local and national partnerships to access best-in-class data on topics impacting the current landscape of the commercial real estate industry and client needs.

Before joining CBRE, Joanna attended Sewanee: The University of the South, where she studied History, politics, and Asian studies. While there, she addressed topics of Chinese policy influencing sustainable commercial construction innovation and, separately, historical land use in the South Carolina Lowcountry as a catalyst for conservation easement practices. She now serves on the board of The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville on their Capital Campaign Task Force to consult them through a public-private partnership and redevelopment of mixed-use historic property Shelby Commons.


  • Sewanee: The University of the South | Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Minors in politics, Asian Studies | 3 years of Chinese language courses
  • Intern for the Executive Office of the Vice-Chancellor and President

Professional Achievements & Affiliations

  • Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville, Board Member
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI), Member
  • Sewanee Commercial Real Estate Cohort, Mentor and Volunteer
  • NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Member
  • CBRE Nashville Employee of the Month
  • Young Leaders Council Alumna