Stamford, CT – Jeffrey R. Dunne, Vice Chair of CBRE, will be honored with the 2012 Real Estate Award at the 17th annual March of Dimes Fairfield County Real Estate Award Breakfast on Thursday, December 6 at 7 a.m. at The Hilton Stamford. 700 industry professionals are expected to attend.
“I am privileged to receive the 2012 Real Estate Award and am pleased to support the March of Dimes’ most important cause,” said Mr. Dunne. “It is an incredible tribute.”
Dunne oversees the Suburban New York Capital Markets group that sells, recapitalizes income producing office, retail, multi-family and industrial assets. Although much of their business is transacted in the New York Region, the group sells many assets and portfolios throughout the United States. His team completed $13 billion in transactions in the past eight years, and over $20 billion since his team’s inception. Dunne was CBRE’s top investment broker worldwide in 2007, 2004 and 2003 and was the runner up in 2005-2006 and 2008-2011. Some of his notable transactions include the $1.9 billion sale of the Kushner Apartment Portfolio, the $823 million sale of the Starwood Ceruzzi & Wasserman Retail Portfolios, and the $378 million sale of Newport Tower in Jersey City, the largest office building sale ever in New Jersey.
Dunne is active in various charity and community organizations. He is past Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees for Lauralton Hall High School (2006-2009), sits on the Board of Trustees of the Wakeman Boys and Girls Club and is on the Board of Directors of the Bank of Fairfield. More recently, he joined the Real Estate Advisory Board at Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal School of Business.
The Real Estate Award Breakfast honors an outstanding individual and/or company whose commercial real estate activities have significantly enhanced the local community. The March of Dimes wishes to thank Title Sponsors CBRE, Marcus Partners, and Seaboard Properties Inc., as well as Platinum Sponsors, The Ashforth Company and Building and Land Technology, for their continued support of the event.
Tickets are available, and Fund the Mission donations to the March of Dimes can be made in Dunne’s honor at marchofdimes.com/ct. Special guests include Stamford Mayor Michael Pavia, and Bobby Valentine, American Professional Baseball Manager, and former Director of Public Safety & Health for the city of Stamford.
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