Sean Cunningham joined CBRE in 1980 and is a nationally recognized multifamily sales specialist. Sean was the Managing Director of the CBRE Phoenix office from 1993 through 1998. In this role, Sean was responsible for the direct management of 80 sales professionals and 130 support personnel.
Today, Sean is one of the nation’s leading multifamily portfolio disposition specialists within CBRE and throughout his tenure, he has been involved in the sale of over 300,000 apartment units with a total value of ±$43 billion. Sean’s expertise has guided one of the top-producing multifamily teams in the country for over three decades and was recognized in 2023 as the CBRE Phoenix Mentor of the Year.
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, Bachelor of Arts BS Business Management
Colbert Coldwell Circle Member (Top 3% Nationally) 1993-2008, 2010-2015, 2020-2022
Phoenix Office Performance: 1st in 1994, 1999, 2008, 2010-2022
AZ|RE RED Broker of the Year Award
2006: honorary title of Vice Chairman
CBRE’s National Teamwork Award 2004
CoStar Power Broker Award
CBRE Institutional Properties Group
Childhelp USA Board Member
Alexis De Tocqueville Society
Arizona Real Estate License
Team Overview - Phoenix Multifamily Institutional Properties
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Specialize in Multifamily Institutional Properties in the Southwest Market Area.
Asher Gunter, Matt Pesch, Sean Cunningham, Austin Groen, Mitchell Stravitz, Mark McFate, and Griffen Tymins of CBRE Phoenix Multifamily Institutional Properties specialize in the sale of multifamily properties and land in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. Drawing on deep client relationships, access to diverse capital sources, significant transaction expertise, and financial acumen, the team has earned a reputation for delivering outstanding service and exceptional outcomes for clients across the country. To date, they have closed over 1,000 transactions totaling more than $40.5 billion and just over 330,000 units.
Asher, Matt, Sean, and Austin lead a dedicated 17-person team comprised of the top talent in the industry. Mitchell Stravitz and Mark McFate specialize in multifamily land providing clients with guidance on dispositions, acquisitions, and ground-up development. Griffen Tymins focuses on Build For Rent communities in Phoenix and Jeff Casper in the CBRE Tucson office is a multifamily market expert focusing on southern Arizona.
The CBRE team provides comprehensive financial underwriting from Jennifer Newman and Joseph Accardi, extensive market research and analytics from Greg Thornburgh, Tyler Moore, Parris Gerhart and Paige Kurszewski, state-of-the-art marketing and graphic design from Chris Bennett, due diligence and escrow management from Sarah Tarlton and executive assistance from Elizabeth Puentes-Davila.
By leveraging the expertise of each member to produce best-in-class financial models, research analyses, and marketing campaigns, the team has developed a proven, integrated approach to helping clients achieve their goals, whether a single multifamily asset or a portfolio transaction. Additionally, their alignment and collaboration with CBRE Debt and Structured Finance accelerates the speed to market, the certainty of execution, and an ability to close a transaction quickly.
CBRE Phoenix Multifamily Institutional Properties is one of the teams that makes up CBRE National Multifamily Partners and the CBRE Western Multifamily Teams. Designed for the specific purpose of bringing the full capabilities of the CBRE multifamily platform to connect our clients’ opportunities to leading-edge capital, the National Multifamily Team collaborates on a daily basis sharing best practices and real-time capital knowledge.
Built in 1996
Date of Sale – 8/22/2023
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Date of Sale – 7/31/2023
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Year Renovated, if applicable
Date of Sale – 6/30/2023
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Date of Sale – 6/2023
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Date of Sale – 6/13/2023
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Date of Sale – 5/24/2023
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Date of Sale – 3/10/2023
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Date of Sale – 3/10/2023