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Capital Markets Group Promotes Thomas Lee to Principal

Responsible for coordinating capital raises and partners for deals and intracompany and client communication

January 10, 2019


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Trammell Crow Company (TCC) is pleased to announce that Thomas Lee has been promoted to Principal within the firm’s Capital Markets Group (CMG). Formerly a Vice President, he will continue to be responsible for the company-wide coordination on capital raises for new deals, intracompany and external client communication, and sourcing new capital partners.

“In the past year and a half, Tommy has significantly enhanced our CMG platform by increasing field collaboration with the CMG, improving the equity raising process as well as identifying and securing capital relationships throughout the country,” said Adam Saphier, President, Central Operations and Capital Markets. “He also serves as the point person on various capital initiatives including understanding and navigating Opportunity Zone opportunities and leading the capital raising effort for acquisition/redevelopment capital. He is a hard worker and strives to achieve the goals of others with humility.”

Lee has more than eight years of industry experience, previously working in Barclays Capital’s High Yield and Distressed Credit Group and TCC’s Houston Business Unit, working on large office developments.

He holds both a master’s degree in Real Estate Finance and Development and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Georgetown University. He also plays an active role in the local community, serving as NAIOP New York City Chapter Treasurer, Executive Board Member and on the National Redevelopment Forum.

TCC’s centralized Capital Markets Group has a strong roster of strategic partnerships, including 28 institutional equity capital partners consisting of life insurance companies, private real estate equity funds, and investment advisors representing commingled funds and separate accounts. The team also collaborates with many leading debt sources including multi-national, national, regional and local commercial banks, life insurance companies and investment banks, including more than 30 active lender partnerships.


Trammell Crow Company

Trammell Crow Company (TCC) is a global commercial real estate developer and wholly-owned subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas. Founded in 1948, TCC has developed or acquired nearly 2,900 buildings valued at $75 billion and over 655 million square feet. As of December 31, 2023, TCC had $15.8 billion of projects in process and $13.3 billion in its pipeline. It employs 650 professionals in 26 major cities throughout the United States and Europe. The company serves users of and investors in office, industrial/logistics, healthcare, life sciences and mixed-use projects, as well as multi-family residential through its operating subsidiary High Street Residential. For more information visit