Bill Bayless


Senior Vice President

Job Functions: Investment Sales & Acquisitions, Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation


In 1992, prior to graduating from the University of Arizona, William Bayless was employed for one and a half years by CBRE's Mortgage Banking Department. After graduating in 1992, Bill was employed by CBRE Brokerage in the regional training program.

During the past 21 years, Bill has worked throughout the Phoenix industrial market concentrating on selling and leasing buildings, as well as land sales for build-to-suits and speculative development. Bill has focused on landlord and owner/user/tenant representation in Metropolitan Phoenix.

Bill's mission statement is to develop strong relationships through dedication to understanding and by responding carefully and strategically to clients' real estate needs with accurate, timely, detailed information and diligent work.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

United Way Alexis de Tocqueville Society

Phoenix Art Museum

Men's Art Council

Phoenix Active 20/30 Club

NAIOP member

Homebase Youth Services - Ambassadors of Hope Board

University of Arizona Alumni Association

Paradise Valley Country Club


2006 - Carlson "Dealmaker of the Year"

2005 First Industrial "Sale of the Year" Award

2004 First Industrial "Leasing team of the Year"

2003 Carlson "Dealmaker of the Year"

2003 Positive Influence Award - CBRE

1996 Rookie of the Year

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type