Eric S. Yarbro


Executive Managing Director

About

Professional Summary

Bringing more than 25 years of experience to the table, Eric Yarbro combines his expertise in deal-making for both tenants and large corporations, his exceptional development proficiency, and his informed implementation of diversity strategies—based on an extensive network of professionals and organizations—to serve his clients.

 Entrepreneurial in his outlook, Eric is valued by his clients for his integrity and ability to successfully plan, execute and manage across a wide range of real estate-related requirements. He frequently partners with his clients from the very beginning of their requirements through to move-in.

He has represented firms large and small, from well-known corporations with multi-market portfolios and established real estate processes—such as Eastman Kodak and General Motors—to up-and-coming firms that often require market education and recommendations to help them systematize their processes, a practice in which Eric often plays a central role.

Prior to joining Colliers, Mr. Yarbro was a Senior Vice President at CBRE. While there he, Mr. Yarbro handled the relocation, disposition and marketing of office space throughout New York City, with a particular focus on the Penn Station and Grand Central sub-markets.

 


 

Accomplishments

Mr. Yarbro has been named to Savoy Magazine’s top 100 Most influential Blacks in Corporate America  three  times (2010, 2012, and 2014).

Additionally, Mr. Yarbro is the founder and Chairman of Madison Square Realty, a certified minority business focused on all aspects of commercial real estate as well as Diversity Marketplace a web-based portal matching opportunities with Minority, Women and Veteran firms for procurement.

A champion of social change and a proponent of diversifying the commercial real estate industry, Eric regularly speaks to and mentors students and industry executives about the importance of diversified talent as a driver of diverse solutions.  

Additionally, Mr. Yarbro is the founder and chairman of the Commercial Real Estate Services Network (CRESENT), an organization dedicated to promoting opportunities for minorities and women in mixed-use commercial development.

 

 

Services:

  • Brokerage: Tenant Representation
  • Corporate Solutions

Property Type:

  • Office
  • Multifamily-Apartment
  • Retail

Skills:

  • Development Consulting
  • Transit Oriented Development
  • Development Consulting

Clients:

AOL, BEA Systems, Bedford Stuyvessant Restoration Plaza, Continental Airlines, Eastman Kodak, Fifth Third Bank, General Motors Corporation, McAfee, M.R. Beal & Company, michael page, Music Choice, Napster, QBE Reinsurance, National Minority Suppliers Development Council, Prudential, Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Robert Half, Russell Corporation, ServCorp, Siebert Brandford Shank & Company, Suntory International, US Postal Service, Western Union

Education:

BS, Business Management, Bentley University

Memberships & Involvements:

ULI, REBNY

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