Ben Pugh

Ben Pugh

Senior Managing Director

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    1180 Peachtree Street NE
    Suite 3100
    Atlanta, GA 30309
    United States

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    +1 404 460-8677

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Mr. Pugh is a Senior Managing Director in the Corporate Capital Markets practice, based in C&W’s Atlanta office. He advises corporate real estate and corporate finance teams in creating and securing approval of executable strategies that address their company’s largest and most complex real estate challenges including: expansions, relocations, restructurings, or financing of corporate headquarters, major regional operations, and metro area concentrations.

During the past 29 years, Mr. Pugh has successfully led more than 100 corporate real estate strategy and finance assignments, encompassing more than 75 million square feet, resulting in more than $2 billion worth of transaction value. Mr. Pugh’s experience spans major US markets, including San Francisco / Silicon Valley, Washington DC, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, Seattle, Portland, and Denver; and, his international assignments have ranged from Sao Paulo, to Siena and Frankfurt. His industry experience includes: technology, life sciences, financial services & insurance, hospitality, law firms, transportation & utilities, and non-profits / associations.


  • The Johns Hopkins University – B.A. Political Science/Urban Affairs
  • University of Virginia Darden School of Business – MBA 

Awards & Associations

Professional Affiliations
  • Member, CoreNet Global
  • Lead Instructor for CoreNet SLCR courses: “Project Finance & the Capital Markets”, and “Financial Leadership & Decision-Making”; Top Rated Faculty – multiple years
  • Associate Member, the Urban Land Institute




  • GSK
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Gilead Sciences
  • Salesforce
  • Workday
  • Ericsson
  • Flexport
  • Floor & Decor
  • King & Spalding
  • Kilpatrick Townsend
  • Intercontinental Hotels Group
  • Carter’s
  • Vonage
  • Taco Bell
  • Mazda North America
  • BNSF Railway
  • Expedia