BBJ Ranks CBRE Largest Commercial Real Estate Leasing Firm in Massachusetts, Followed by Newmark Knight Frank

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BOSTON—CBRE/New England is Massachusetts’s largest commercial real estate leasing firm, according to a survey published by the Boston Business Journal.

In BBJ’s list of largest commercial real estate leasing firms published on Friday, CBRE New England ranked #1 with 19.2 million square feet of spaces leased by the company in 2019. The total number of leases completed by CBRE New England were 1,033.

CBRE has 87 Massachusetts licensed brokers and 520 employees, according to the BBJ survey.

Newmark Knight Frank ranked #2 with 11.73 million square feet leased in Massachusetts in 2019. NKF has 68 licensed brokers in the state and 170 employees.

JLL bagged the third spot with 9.23 square feet leased, 62 licensed brokers and 928 employees in 2019.

Here are the other leasing firms that made to the BBJ’s list of largest commercial real estate leasing firms in Massachusetts ranked by total commercial square feet leased on behalf of landlords and tenants:

#4: Colliers International Boston: 5.77 million SF

#5: Cushman & Wakefield: 4.79 SF

#6: Cummings Properties: 1.89 million SF

#7: Avison Young-New England LLC: 1.64 million SF

#8: Hunneman Real Estate: 1.56 million SF

#9: Kelleher & Sadowsky: 1.38 million SF

#10: CRESA: 1.34 million SF.

(Source: Boston Business Journal)