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William Shy, Real Estate Manager

William Shy

Real Estate Manager

William Shy Real Estate Manager
Lansing 1111 Michigan Ave.
Suite 300
East Lansing, MI 48823

Professional Experience



Whether in his role as Facility Manager for a major multi-market institutional occupier where project and move management were primary responsibilities, or as Real Estate Manager where multiple owners require his acumen for attention to detail and follow up, William Shy’s experience and core understanding of construction and project management make him a natural leader in the field of asset services.

As Real Estate Manager Bill performs a full range of asset management services including lease negotiations, budgets and planning, financial management, operational evaluation and contract administration; he oversees ground-up developments, tenant build-out projects and capital improvement projects. Bill is also tasked as the Facility Condition Assessment liaison for all management projects in Mid and West Michigan. His extensive insight in the areas of project management, retail management, national occupiers, and institutional budgeting and reporting, make his alliance with CBRE|Martin a perfect fit.

Professional Affiliations

  • BOMA: Building Owners & Managers Association - President, Mid-Michigan Chapter
  • NAR: National Association of REALTORS®
  • MAR: Michigan Association of REALTORS®
  • CBOR: Commercial Board of REALTORS®


  • Michigan State University, BA; Business Administration
  • Lansing Community College, Associate in Applied Science; Architectural Technology
  • Property Management Certificate

Partial List Of Clients Represented

  • Auto-Owners Insurance Company
  • Green Drive, LLC
  • Paul Fata & Sons
  • 7050 Building
  • University Office Place Associates, LLC


Bill’s track record includes a wide array projects from tenant improvements—as small as $25,000 and as large as $500,000—to landlord building improvements and ground up developments.

Since joining CBRE|Martin in 2005, Bill has managed more than 20 projects to successful completion for corporate, institutional and single-market owners. A sampling of projects includes:

  • 8,000 SF/$205,000 tenant improvement build out for technology firm
  • 68,000 SF ground up retail shell construction
  • 19 national and local tenant retail build outs from cold dark shell
  • CMMS software upgrade and inventory update assignment


  • Auto-Owners Insurance Company - 130,000 SF (Asset Services)
  • Lansing Community College - 1,470,000 SF (Project Management)
  • Archon - 480,000 SF (Asset Services/Project Management)
  • University Office Place Associates, LLC - 66,000 SF (Asset Services)
  • Fordland - 250 acres (Retail Condominium Association Management)

William Shy Real Estate Manager
Lansing 1111 Michigan Ave.
Suite 300
East Lansing, MI 48823