CPE’s 2017 Executives of the Year: The Popular Vote

CPE announced the winners of the 2017 Executive of the Year Awards. How did the public vote?

EOY2017Now in its 21st year, the CPE Executive of the Year Awards are determined by a peer vote among a group of senior-level real estate executives known as the CPE 100. We once again extended the ballot to the entire industry to find out who the industry at large thinks should receive this prestigious honor. The awards honor top-level commercial real estate executives for their leadership, integrity, innovation and strategic thinking.

The winners below reveal how the public voted. Be sure to compare these results to the official lineup in the December 2017 issue of Commercial Property Executive.

Hamid Moghadam, Chairman & CEO, Prologis Inc.
Hamid Moghadam, Chairman & CEO, Prologis Inc.

Executive of the Year

First Place: Daryl Carter, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Avanath Capital Management
Honorable Mention: Hamid Moghadam, Chairman & CEo, Prologis, and Jeff Blau, CEO, Related Cos.

Lifetime Achievement
Tom Garbutt, Former Senior Managing Director & Head of Global Real Estate, TIAA

Jonathan Gray, Global Head of Real Estate, Blackstone
Jonathan Gray, Global Head of Real Estate, Blackstone

Investor of the Year
First Place: Mike Sales, Head, TH Real Estate
Honorable Mention: Jonathan Gray, Global Head of Real Estate, Blackstone, and Jeffrey Furber, CEO, AEW Capital Management

Developer of the Year
First Place: Peter Lowy, Co-CEO & Executive Director, Westfield Corp.
Honorable Mention: Jeffrey Hines, President & CEO, Hines, and Matt Khourie, CEO, Trammell Crow Co.

Bob Sulentic, President & CEO, CBRE Group Inc.
Bob Sulentic, President & CEO, CBRE Group Inc.

Service Executive of the Year
First Place: Greg O’Brien, CEO of the Americas, JLL
Honorable Mention: Bob Sulentic, President & CEO, CBRE Group Inc., and Chip Clarke, President, Americas, Transwestern

Financier of the Year
First Place: Jody Thornton, President & Executive Managing Director, HFF
Honorable Mention: Angela Mago, Executive Vice President & Head of KeyBank Real Estate Capital, KeyBank

Jeffrey Hines, President & CEO, Hines
Jeffrey Hines, President & CEO, Hines

Office Property Executive of the Year
First Place: Jeffrey Hines, President & CEO, Hines
Honorable Mention: Brian Kingston, Senior Managing Partner & CEO, Brookfield Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners, and Jeff Blau, CEO, Related Cos.

Industrial Property Executive of the Year
First Place: Hamid Moghadam, Chairman & CEO, Prologis
Honorable Mention: Ross Perot Jr., Chairman, Hillwood, and Adon Panattoni, CEO, Panattoni Development Co.

Jodie McLean, CEO, EDENS
Jodie McLean, CEO, EDENS

Retail Property Executive of the Year
First Place: David Simon, Chairman & CEO, Simon Property Group
Honorable Mention: Jodie McLean, CEO, EDENS

Multifamily Property Executive of the Year
First Place:  Bob Faith, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Greystar
Honorable Mention: Daryl Carter, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Avanath Capital Management

Hotel/Hospitality Property Executive of the Year
First Place: Arne Sorenson, President & CEO, Marriott
Honorable Mention: Christopher Nassetta, President & CEO, Hilton Worldwide, and Geoff Ballotti, President & CEO, Wyndham Hotel Group