Brett Gray

Managing Principal • United States

Brett Gray Charlotte Managing Principal
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300 South Tryon Street
Suite 1110
Charlotte, NC 28202
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Office: +1 (704) 335-4442

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Brett Gray

Managing Principal • United States

Brett joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2012 and has served as the Managing Principal for the Charlotte region since April 2017. In this role, he provides strategic leadership driving high-performance, operational excellence, client care and engagement, culture and leading the recruitment and development of top talent with a focus on growing existing service lines and expanding into new businesses across the region.

Prior to his role as Managing Principal, Brett was in various roles within the industry including Global Account Management for a Fortune 500 company, leading Project Management as well as the Asset Services City Leader.


  • Charlotte Business Journal’s “Most Admired CEOs" (2020)
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” Award Recipient (2015)
  • Cushman & Wakefield’s “Champion” Award Recipient (2015)
  • Cushman & Wakefield’s Inaugural Future Leader Selection, One of Twelve Recipients (2014 – 2015)
  • Cushman & Wakefield’s “Managing Principal Award of Distinction” Recipient (2014)

  • Charlotte Region of Commercial Realtors (CRCBR), Executive Committee, Treasurer (2019 - current); Board Member (2017 - current); Incoming President 2022
  • Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, Domestic Advisory Council (2019 - current)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • CoreNet
  • Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), CPM Designation  
  • Building Owner and Managers Association Member (BOMA)
  • Real Estate License, North and South Carolina

    Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Childress Klein YMCA Board, 2014 – 2019, Committee Lead
  • Charlotte Rescue Mission Board, 2013 – 2018, Committee Lead
  • Charlotte Collegiate Football “Leather Head” (2009-2012)