Chris Pilgrim leads CBRE’s Global Capital Markets teams for South East Asia and is based in Singapore. He sits as a member of CBRE’s Global Capital Group and specialises in the deployment of capital from the region into real estate globally. Additionally he has responsibilities in CBRE’s Global Client Care Team and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Prior to relocating to Singapore, Chris was based in CBRE’s market leading London Capital Markets business with responsibility for SE Asian capital deploying into the London, UK and European markets across all use classes and sectors. Over the past 14 years, he has advised a diverse client base with a focus on overseas institutional investors including Sovereign Wealth Funds, Pensions Funds, Government Linked Companies, Listed Property Companies, Investment and Asset Managers, REITs and Private Investors.
Through the CBRE platform, Chris Pilgrim has advised on a range of landmark cross-border transactions totalling in excess of US$10 billion in both income generating investment assets as well as total development value.
Chris has deep experience advising, structuring and transacting across the risk return spectrum. In both the United States and Europe, he has built a strong track record in the marketing of US$1b+ single asset trades and complex development projects, as well as structuring and marketing corporate merger and acquisition activity. In his decade of specialising in international investment he has successfully navigated diverse business environments, managing varied cultures and business practices.
Chris has worked in commercial real estate markets on both a direct and indirect basis, advising clients on cross-boarder real estate strategies and transactions in the United Kingdom, Europe, the United States, Australia and the wider APAC region. He has deep knowledge and strong relationships with capital from Singapore, Malaysia, India, Hong Kong and the wider SE Asia region.
Credentials & Education
- University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
- University of Reading, United Kingdom
- Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Clients - Investors
- Keppel Capital
- Anglo Fortune
- Deutsche Bank
- EcoWorld International
- Phoenix Mills
- Frasers Property
- Ho Bee Land
- Far East Organisation
- Tabung Haji
- Eastern & Oriental
- Sinar Mas Land
- TG Gowani