Trammell Crow Company Promotes Tommy Lee to Head of Capital Markets

October 30, 2019


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Trammell Crow Company has announced that Tommy Lee has been promoted to Head of Capital Markets. Lee, who was named a Principal in January, will continue to be responsible for all equity related partnerships, programs and relationships and will now work more closely with the team that focuses on TCC’s construction lending partners. Lee will report into Adam Saphier, who previously held the role. Saphier will continue to lead the firm as President, Central Operations. Tommy is based in New York City.

“Tommy is an invaluable member of our team and a trusted colleague and advisor. Over the past two years, Tommy focused on improving the efficiency of our equity raising process, both for the firm and for our capital clients, and has successfully identified and secured major capital partners throughout the U.S.,” said Saphier. “As the leader of Trammell Crow Company’s Capital Markets Group, I know Tommy will excel and help drive more growth to this area of our business. I am excited to watch him maintain and grow our relationships with our most important partners.”

Lee first joined TCC in 2013, working for the Houston Business Unit as a Senior Associate, where he worked on several notable office developments in that market, including Energy Center Three, Four and Five, and Noble Energy Center II. After a brief stint away from the firm working with Boston Properties in the Northeast, Tommy rejoined TCC in 2017, working out of CBRE’s New York office as Vice President in the Capital Markets Group. He was promoted to Principal in January of 2019 and has continued drive the CMG business by advancing the firm’s strategic joint ventures and providing access to a diversity of capital partners and structures for TCC’s local Business Units.

Lee attended Georgetown University, where he earned his BS from the McDonough School of Business and his Masters in Real Estate Development and Finance.

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 September 30, 2023, TCC had $15.4 billion of projects in process and $14.5 billion in its pipeline. It employs 650 professionals in 28 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 www.TrammellCrow.com.