Paul Collins

Executive Vice Chair • United States

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Paul Collins

Executive Vice Chair • United States


Paul J. Collins is one of the top Investment Sales brokers in the Southeast region of the United States, with more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience focused primarily on institutional sales, joint ventures and financings. As Executive Vice Chairman in Cushman & Wakefield’s Washington, DC office, he works actively with institutional owners in the consultation and disposition of their real estate assets. During the past ten years, Paul has successfully completed more than $30 billion in investment property sales. He currently serves on the Cushman & Wakefield Global Advisory Board.

  • Investment Sales/Financing
  • Equity Placement/JV Structuring
  • Land Acquisition & Disposition
  • Corporate Advisory

  • ExxonMobil
  • Tishman Speyer
  • JBG Smith
  • Beacon Capital Partners
  • Boston Properties
  • Principal Real Estate Investors
  • Washington REIT
  • George Washington University
  • Clarion
  • PGIM
  • Georgetown University

  • Watergate 600, Washington, DC - 306,876 SF - $135 Million
  • Terrell Place, Washington, DC - 427,016 SF - $295 Million
  • Pentagon Center, Arlington, VA - 911,818 SF - $379.5 Million
  • Apex Building, Bethesda, MD - 840,000 SF Development - $105.5 Million
  • Three & Four Constitution Square, Washington, DC - 842,464 SF - $495 Million
  • 500 North Capitol Street, Washington, DC - 231,341 SF - $232 Million
  • Washington DC Metro Portfolio, Montgomery County, MD - 1.2 MSF - $ 240 Million
  • Washington Medical Portfolio, DC Metro - 1.5 MSF - $500 Million
  • Waterfront Station, Washington, DC - 639,546 SF - $356 Million
  • WRIT Industrial Portfolio, DC Metro - 3 MSF - $350 Million
  • One Metro Center, Washington, DC - 421,325 SF - $308 Million
  • Two Constitution Square, Washington, DC - 589,088 SF - $305 Million
  • Democracy Center, Bethesda, MD - 687,144 SF - $280.5 Million
  • Air Rights Center, Bethesda, MD - 688,717 SF - $205 Million

  • CoStar ‘Power Broker,’ 2005-2018
  • CREBA ‘Top Regional Sales Broker,’ 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • CREBA Sales Transaction of the Year - Apex Building, 2016
  • NAIOP DC/MD Award of Excellence - Apex Building, 2016
  • WBJ Best Real Estate Deal, Constitution Square, 2016
  • CREBA DC Sales Transaction of the Year - 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue, 2015
  • CREBA VA Sales Transaction of the Year - Patriots Park, 2015
  • CREBA Top 10 Sales Awards - DC, MD and VA, 2015
  • NAIOP - Award of Merit - Best Sale $25M for Washington, DC Medical Office Portfolio, 2015
  • NAIOP - Award of Merit - Best Sale $25M for V Street Industrial Park, 2015
  • CREBA DC Sales Transaction of the Year for WRIT Washington, DC Medical Office Portfolio, 2014
  • CREBA ‘Sales and Financing Firm of the Year,’ 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • NAIOP Award of Merit for Best Real Estate Transaction over $50M for Air Rights Center, 2014
  • NAIOP Best Real Estate Transaction Over $50MM - 425 Eye Street, 2014
  • CoStar ‘Top Sales Firm,’ 2011, 2013
  • CREBA ‘Top Washington, DC Sales Agent’, 2013
  • CREBA ‘DC Sales Transaction of the Year’ for One Metro Center, 2013
  • CREBA ‘MD Sales Transaction of the Year’ for Milestone Business Park, 2013
  • CREBA ‘VA Sales Transaction of the Year’ for WRIT Medical Office Building Portfolio, 2013
  • NAIOP ‘Best Sale $20-$50 Million’ for Washington Design Center, 2013
  • CPE ‘Distinguished Achievements Awards - Best Portfolio Sale,’ 2011
  • CREBA ‘DC Sales Transaction of the Year’ for Waterfront Station, 2011
  • CREBA ‘MD & VA Sales Transaction of the Year, for WRIT Portfolio, 2011
  • NAIOP ‘Best Real Estate Transaction Over $50M’ for 1331 L Street, 2011
  • WBJ ‘Best Urban Office Sale’ for 1331 L Street, 2011
  • NAIOP ‘Best Real Estate Transaction Over $50M’ for Two Constitution Square, 2010

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