Kim Clackson

Executive Vice President
301 Grant Street, Suite 4000, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA

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Kim Clackson, as the Executive Vice President, leads Pittsburgh’s Industrial and Corporate Occupier team with a primary focus on nurturing strong client relationships and delivering successful outcomes through strategic execution.

Professional Experience

With a remarkable track record spanning over 43 years in commercial real estate, Kim has consistently led the market in industrial activity, earning recognition as a top producer both nationally and locally. His outstanding performance was highlighted by being named the #1 broker in CBRE Pittsburgh in 2022.

Kim’s commitment to fostering repeat business is evident in the trust placed in him by numerous tenants and landlords throughout North America. His comprehensive skill set encompasses market studies, location analysis, investment sales, tenant representation, and landlord representation. Moreover, he adeptly manages national multi-market lease and disposition assignments, offering valuable insights to clients seeking the best property choices to meet their specific site selection criteria.

Since joining CBRE in 1995, Kim has consistently been a top producer, earning accolades not only within the Pittsburgh office but also ranking among the top 200 producers in the Americas in CBRE’s Recognition Awards. Prior to his tenure at CBRE, Kim established himself as a top producer at Grubb & Ellis after starting his real estate career in the family business in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Kim’s dedication to being a problem solver for his clients is evident in his ability to facilitate successful outcomes for them. His approach is rooted in understanding their unique needs and providing tailored solutions that drive results. This commitment to excellence has resulted in the leasing or sale of more than three billion dollars of real estate assets under his guidance.

Outside of his professional endeavors, Kim and his wife, Donna, made Pittsburgh their permanent home in 1985. Before working in the real estate industry, Kim Clackson was a professional hockey player for WHA and the NHL.

Professional Affiliations & Deals Completed

  • #1 Producer in the CBRE Pittsburgh Office 2022
  • CBRE Top 10% Producer 2022
  • Top Pittsburgh Industrial Producer 1987 to Present
  • Consistently qualifies for the CBRE National Recognition Conference
  • SIOR Land Sale of the Year 2022
  • SIOR Built-to-Suit Industrial Deal of the Year 2022
  • SIOR Industrial Deal of the Year 2022
  • NAIOP Awards – Build-to-Suit Industrial 2021
  • SIOR Co-Broker of the Year – Industrial Land Sale 2019
  • SIOR Build-to-Suit Light Industrial 2019
  • SIOR Build-to-Suit Industrial 2019
  • SIOR Land Sale of the Year 2019
  • SIOR Light Industrial Lease of the Year 2017
  • SIOR Office Lease of the Year “Fringe” 2017
  • SIOR Light Industrial Deal of the Year 2016

Partial List of Clients Represented

  • AL. Neyer LLC
  • Alco Parking
  • Danieli Corporation
  • Hitachi Rail STS
  • Komatsu
  • Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.
  • REE Automotive
  • SunCap Property Group
  • United States Steel Corporation
Previous Agent
Nicole Clackson Rossman