Mike Lafitte

Mike Lafitte

Formal First Name

Mike Lafitte is Global Chief Executive Officer for CBRE's Real Estate Investments business segment, which includes CBRE Investment Management, the company's global REI management business and Trammell Crow Company, its real estate development business. Mike serves as the CEO of TCC, where he is responsible for the management and day-to-day operations of the company. Additionally, he serves on CBRE’s Executive Committee and is Executive Sponsor for CBRE African-American Network Group. He is also the Chairman of the TCC Executive Committee and a Member of the TCC Investment Committee. Mike has been in the commercial real estate industry since 1984 when he joined Lincoln Property Company and also served in production, leadership and development roles with Bear Stearns and PREMISYS Real Estate Services, an affiliate of Prudential Life Insurance Company.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Previously, he served in a number of executive leadership roles for CBRE, including Global Group President and Chief Operating Officer.

  • He also served as President of Americas and President of Institutional & Corporate Services for CBRE.

  • At TCC, he served in various roles including President of Global Services and Chief Operating Officer of Global Services.

  • He also served as TCC's Regional Director of the Central region of the U.S. and Dallas Market Leader.


Mike Lafitte's Affiliations & Accreditations

  • SMU Cox School of Business Executive Board

  • The Real Estate Roundtable

  • University of Texas Real Estate and Finance Investment Center

  • Salesmanship Club of Dallas

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Texas