James M. Underhill

Chief Executive Officer

Jim Underhill leads Cresa as its Chief Executive Officer. He is charged with expanding its global footprint, continuing the growth of the firm's global portfolio services, and continuing investment in its consulting and advisory practices. He is passionate about the firm's focus on client advocacy and the partnerships the firm has built internally, with clients and in the community.


1800 M Street NW
Suite 300 N
Washington, DC 20036


Téléphone fixe

M.B.A., Harvard Business School

B.S., Business & Accounting, Washington & Lee University

Board Member/Chairman, Junior Achievement
Board Member/Vice Chairman, The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Board Member, Neediest Kids
Board Member, National Rehabilitation Hospital
Board Member, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Member, Young Presidents Organization
Finalist, Ernst Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
December 18, 2019

One year after tech giant Apple announced it would bring hundreds of jobs to New York, the city's real estate industry is wondering where the company is. CEO Jim Underhill comments.
November 25, 2019

Cresa CEO Jim Underhill shares how they achieved the perfect mix of open and private space in their new corporate headquarters in DC.
September 17, 2019

Cresa CEO Jim Underhill was named to Commercial Observer's Washington D.C.’s 25 Most Powerful Real Estate Players list.