Timothy Gifford

Managing Director, Capital Advisors, Latin America

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Tim Gifford is the Head of CBRE’s Investment Banking Business for Latin America, focusing on complex cross-border investment advisory services throughout Latin America. CBRE Investment Banking offers clients’ a fully integrated capital investment advisory services with offices and teams located throughout the region.  

Mr. Gifford advises institutional investors on mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, and financing of commercial real estate throughout Latin America. Working closely with CBRE office locations in Latin America, he provides clients seamless capital markets advisory service. Mr. Gifford has more than 20 years of experience in commercial real estate and investment banking business in various Latin American and Caribbean markets.

Mr. Gifford has a diverse range of experience advising institutional investors on the complete range of asset classes including: office, retail, industrial, hotel/tourism and residential. He has advised clients on more than USD $20 billion in commercial property investments in the region, including some of the most significant cross-border transactions.

  • Advised on the disposition of the largest multifamily portfolio in Latin America. 
  • Advised two of the largest European real estate funds on their respective Latin America market entry & acquisition strategies. 
  • Advised on the merger of the largest multifamily platform in the region, consisting of over 12,000-apartment units. 
  • Advised North American institutional investor on a $1.6 billion real estate retail merger in Mexico. 
  • Advised on the two largest commercial real estate transactions in Chile; > $600 million Walmart retail portfolio, > $300 million UIR office portfolio. 
  • Advised on the largest single-tenant commercial real estate transaction in Mexico, Centro Bancomer office complex. 
  • Advised on the largest commercial real estate transactions in Central America, $600 million SOHO Panama.  
  • Advised on the largest CRE fund recapitalization in Colombia.  
  • Advised on the largest office acquisition in Florida, $536 million Southeast Financial Center.

Mr. Gifford has been a featured speaker and panelist at prestigious international industry forums, including: ULI, ICSC, RICS, GRI, REALPAC, EXPO Real Estate, Terrapinn, the International Bar Association, the American Chamber of Commerce, NYU, FIU and the Miami Mayor and City Government, amongst others.