Kurt Stout | Colliers International | Washington, DC

Kurt Stout

Executive Vice President

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Professional Summary

Kurt Stout leads the Colliers Government Solutions national practice group, overseeing its platform services including leasing, investment sales, finance, property management and project management. He is an active member of the government real estate community and recognized as a national expert on government real estate matters, especially relating to the federal sector.

His specific area of expertise is federal leasing where he has managed complex transactions nationwide, with recent examples including representation of: Embarcadero Capital Partners in a 154,000 RSF lease for the FAA Western-Pacific Regional Office; Carr Properties in the 314,000 RSF lease restructuring and extension of the Office of Naval Research, and; The Meridian Group in a variety of GSA transactions allowing for stabilization and partial redevelopment of a 2-building, 758,000 RSF project in Washington, DC. In total, Kurt’s team has successfully completed 20 million square feet of federal leases across the United States.

Prior experience includes representation of government agencies as tenant representative. In that capacity, Kurt has led or co-led national accounts representing the US Postal Service, the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Additionally, he has participated in consulting projects for the U.S General Services Administration and other agencies related to portfolio planning and policy development.

Kurt served as a member of the Presidential Transition Team providing transition planning and policy development following the 2016 election.  He serves as a board member of the National Federal Development Association, he is an editorial board member of the Government Real Estate Journal and is a speaker and active participant in a variety of industry events. 


  • Manager of the Colliers Government Solutions national practice group.
  • Participated as speaker and panelist in a variety of federal real estate conferences for organizations including the National Federal Development Association (NFDA), the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), the Federal Real Property Association (FRPA) and the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP).
  • Served as a member of the Presidential Transition Team providing transition planning and policy development following the 2016 election.
  • Primary author for the CapitolMarkets.com website, a blog focused on issues and analysis relating to government leased and owned property.
  • Awarded the Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtor’s “Rookie of the Year” award, ranking him as the top new broker in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.


B.A., Political Science, Trinity College

Memberships & Involvements

  • National Federal Development Association (NFDA), Board Member
  •  Federal Real Property Association (FRPA)
  • Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR)


Boyd Watterson


Carr Properties


Elman Investors

Kan Am Grund

RMR Group

The Meridian Group ​​


Transactions Services, Lease Advisory
Service Lines
Capital Markets, Landlord Representation
Property Type
Government Solutions Group, Sustainability Group

My Team

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