Charles Kelly heads Office and Occupier for CBRE in Japan. His scope includes oversight of professionals in Office Leasing, Transaction Management, Portfolio Services, and Workplace Strategy. The specialists that he manages are composed of a variety of disciplines to create advantage for their domestic and international occupier clients.
Having represented tenants in a wide spectrum of industries and countries, Charles has developed a strong understanding of strategic real estate planning and decision-making.
Prior to coming to Japan, Charles worked in different capacities for CBRE in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Focusing on the interests of occupiers, he has overseen leasing transactions that total several million square feet, and sales transactions that exceed over 600 million dollars. Before moving to Asia, he worked in commercial real estate finance for Guaranty Bank in Los Angeles.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS / ACCREDITATIONS
- Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors – Member
- Sunbeam Children’s Foundation – Executive Committee Member
- Asia Society – Member
- Bachelors Degree (Honors), Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA
- Proficient in written and spoken Mandarin and elementary Japanese.
PARTIAL CLIENT LIST
- Agilent Technologies
- Kering Group
- Towers Watson
- Goldman Sachs
- Latham & Watkins
- Morgan Stanley
- Publicis Groupe
- State Street
- Toronto Dominion Bank
- White & Case