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Doug Leary

Douglas S. Leary

Senior Vice President

Douglas S. Leary Senior Vice President
950 Main Ave
Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44113

Professional Experience

Doug Leary is a Senior Vice President at CBRE in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Leary is the leader of the Office Specialty Group, focusing on seamless client representation. Mr. Leary’s professional experience includes commercial real estate landlord representation, tenant representation, build-to-suit development, transaction management, and consulting services throughout Northeast Ohio. He joined CBRE in 1987 as an office-leasing specialist and has been the number one overall producer in the Cleveland office for fifteen years. He has leased or sold over five million square feet of office space throughout Northeast Ohio. Mr. Leary has been the recipient of several NAIOP/SIOR awards, including “Office Deal of the Year” and “Office Broker of the Year” for the Greater Cleveland area.

Professional Affiliations/ Education

  • Case Western Reserve University
    • Board member, CWRU Alumni Board
    • Board member, Case Reserve Athletic Club
    • Member of the Capital Campaign Committee
  • Bachelor of Arts, Case Western Reserve University


  • Number one overall producer in the Cleveland office of CBRE for 15 years: 1989, 1991, 1993-2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and in the "Top 5" through 2007-2011.
  • 2004 recipient of the SIOR/NAIOP Office Transaction of the Year award for Greater Cleveland.
  • Four-time recipient of the SIOR/NAIOP Office Deal of the Year and Office Broker of the Year award for Greater Cleveland.
  • Past member of the Colbert Coldwell Circle (top 3% nationally for CBRE, Inc.)
  • Leased or sold over five million sq. ft. of office space in the Northeast Ohio office market, with total consideration of over $500 million.
  • Senior Vice President, CBRE, Inc., January 2000 to present.


  • Case Western Reserve University, Bachelor of Arts; Economics

Significant Assignments

 Client  Type  Square Feet
 Forest City Enterprises  Office Leasing  1,928,000 SF
 (5 bldgs.)
 Duke Portfolio  Office Leasing  1,328,000 SF
 (14 bldgs.)
 ​BP America Building  Office Leasing | Sale  1,270,000 SF
 Hudson Advisors Portfolio  Office Leasing  900,000 SF
 (9 bldgs.)
 Five Mile Capital Portfolio  Office Leasing  649,000 SF
 (5 bldgs.)
 1111 Superior  ​Office Leasing  616,000 SF
 1100 Superior  ​Office Leasing  576,000 SF
 Fifth Third Center  ​Office Leasing  508,000 SF
 E & Y Tower  Office Leasing  480,000 SF
 ORG Portfolio  ​Office Leasing  375,000 SF
 (5 bldgs.)
 DDR Building  Office Leasing  178,000 SF


  • American Landmark Properties
  • Baker Hostetler
  • Behringer Harvard
  • BP America
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Developers Diversified
  • Duke Realty
  • Forest City Enterprises
  • Hudson Advisors, LLC
  • King James Group
  • Koll Bren Schreiber Realty Advisors
  • Meridian
  • National Interestate Insurance
  • ORG Real Properties
  • Riverview Realty Partners
  • Sedlak Management Consultants
  • Snavely Group
  • State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio 
Douglas S. Leary Senior Vice President
950 Main Ave
Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44113

Available Properties