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David M Kleinhandler


Senior Vice President

Job Functions: Investment Sales & Acquisitions


David Kleinhandler is a Senior Vice President of CB Richard Ellis, the world's largest full service commercial real estate firm, and a member of the Law Firm Practice Group. In its New York City office, Mr. Kleinhandler is responsible for providing a broad range of advisory services to legal, financial and corporate clients. His primary role is to develop, facilitate, manage, and execute both the acquisition and disposition process for clients in New York City. David has completed over 1.5 million square feet of transactions for a total consideration of over $1billion. Current clients include The Walt Disney Company, Chapman & Cutler, Andrews & Kurth and Hogan Lovells.

Prior to joining CBRE, David worked as a summer associate for HRO International, a leading commercial real estate developer, in Paris, where he assisted in the due diligence of site acquisitions.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

Member, Real Estate Board of New York

Member, CBRE Law Firm Practice Group

Recognized by Real Estate New York in the March 2007 issue, as a "30 Under 30 Rising Star" in New York real estate.


Colgate University, Hamilton NY, Bachelor of Arts in History

Significant Assignments

Aon Corporation

55 East 52nd Street - 272,000 SF

American Broadcasting Company

259 Tenth Avenue  - 200,000 SF

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

620 Eighth Avenue - 100,000 SF

Walt Disney Company

114 Fifth Avenue - 85,000 SF

Haynes and Boone LLP

30 Rockefeller Plaza - 75,000 SF

Hogan Lovells

590 Madison Avenue - 72,000 SF

Avenue Capital Group

399 Park Avenue - 57,000 SF


605 Third Avenue - 55,000 SF

Van Wagner Communications

800 Third Avenue - 42,000 SF


2 Penn Plaza - 39,000 SF

Hudson Highland Group

560 Lexington Avenue - 37,000 SF

Washington Group International 

1 Penn Plaza - 35,000 SF

Haynes and Boone LLP

1221 Avenue of the Americas - 35,000 SF

Choice Logistics

1 Whitehall Street - 34,000 SF


233 Broadway - 28,000 SF

Herbert Smith

450 Lexington Avenue - 27,000 SF

Andrews & Kurth

450 Lexington Avenue-  27,000 SF

Perkins Coie 

30 Rockefeller Plaza - 24,000 SF

Mesirow Financial

Chrysler Center - 23,000 SF

Walt Disney Company

1133 Avenue of the Americas - 22,000 SF


161 A/O/A 21,000 SF

Chapman and Cutler

1270 Avenue of the Americas - 18,000 SF

Gemological Institute of America

270 Madison Avenue - 18,000 SF

Areas of Interest

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