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Keith Lavey | Colliers | Washington, DC

Keith Lavey

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Professional Summary

Keith Lavey brings 20 years of commercial and government real estate experience. This includes managing several multi-market accounts for both institutional landlord and federal government clients, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).  Landlord clients include Brookfield, LBA Realty, Brandywine Realty Trust and JBG Smith.

Before joining Colliers International, Mr. Lavey was Senior Vice President of the Government Services Group at Grubb & Ellis.  Keith was the primary point of contact for Grubb & Ellis’ GSA Schedule Contract and managed federal accounts involving research and transactions work across the United States. He began his career in the field of commercial real estate research with Smithy Braedon, a boutique brokerage firm in Washington, DC.  Keith is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.


Keith was named to 2010 Government Leasing Club and the 2010 Sales Club by the Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors (GWCAR). Keith and his team also qualified for Grubb & Ellis Circle of Excellence for three consecutive years.


B.A., University of Notre Dame

Executive Certificate in Negotiations, University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business


Memberships & Involvements

  • Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors
  •  Federal Real Property Association
  • Notre Dame Club of Washington DC
  • National Federal Development Association (NFDA)


GSA, FDIC, NAVFAC, IRS, Brookfield, Brandywine, JBG Companies, LBA Realty, KanAm, MRP Realty, Spaulding & Slye Investments, Government Properties Income Trust (GOV), Keystone, RREEF, Boyd Watterson,  Fortis,  Redbrick,  Realty Income Corporation, Tower Companies



Lease Advisory

Service Lines

Capital Markets, Landlord Representation


Sustainability Group, Government Solutions Group

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