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Maxi Leachman



One of the fastest-rising female sales professionals in the Mid-Atlantic and nationally at CBRE

Specializes in multifamily, office and mixed-use debt & equity placement

Represents CBRE nationally on the Freddie Mac Seller Servicer Advisory Council

CBRE’s Maxi Leachman was promoted in June 2020 to EVP. This was her third promotion since she became a producer in January 2017. Leachman stands out as one of the fastest-rising female sales professionals in the Mid-Atlantic and nationally at CBRE. As a member of CBRE’s Mid-Atlantic Debt & Structured Finance (DSF) Group, Leachman specializes in multifamily, office and mixed-use transactions and is responsible for the origination and closing of debt & equity placements, as well as overseeing the financial analysis, underwriting, and due diligence process for the Mid-Atlantic.  

CBRE Mid-Atlantic president Kyle Schoppmann remarks: “We are incredibly proud of Maxi and her accomplishments over the past few years. Her relentless client focus combined with exceptionally hard work have earned her respect within our firm and throughout the D.C. real estate community.”  

Most recently, Leachman and her team have adapted to the new business environment brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the numerous challenges of 2020, the CBRE Mid-Atlantic Debt & Structured Finance group closed $2.8 billion in total transactions and received quotes from more than 100 lenders.  

Leachman’s diligence and hard work have earned her respect both internally and externally. She serves on CBRE’s National Capital Markets Advisory Board and was selected by Freddie Mac to represent CBRE nationally on the Freddie Mac Seller Servicer Advisory Council. Since 2016, both Leachman and her transactions have been recognized by the Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association as Top Finance Agent and Top Finance Transactions in the organization’s annual award programs. 

These are just a few of the reasons we chose Leachman as one of the Washington, DC 2021 Women in Real Estate Award winners. Connect CRE’s Women in Real Estate Awards honor the achievements and inspirational stories of women who have reached respected positions of leadership and play key mentorship roles for others. 


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).