Phil Kates


First Vice President

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


Phil Kates and his auction team specialize in auction/accelerated sales for their owner/broker clients. Prior to joining CBRE, Phil ran Ten-X Commercial's auction division, specializing in small balance and absolute auctions nationwide as well as middle market auction sales in the Southeastern US. He disposed of over 300+ CRE properties of all assets types for owners and brokers, and was a top producer several years running. He had the highest trade rate in company history, and his list-to-close timeline averaged less than 75 days. His dispositions range from excess property portfolio sales for developers and corporate tenants, as well as investment sales for private and institutional clients.

Areas of Interest

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