About Darcy Stacom

Chairman and Head of New York City Capital Markets Group at CBRE

Darcy Stacom is the leading capital markets real estate professional in the United States. She has sold more trophy properties and listed more marquis assets than any of her American industry peers.

Darcy has spent her career redefining women’s involvement in real-estate, carving an equitable and respected place for females. Her commitment and professional determination are coupled with a dedication for equal opportunity, training, giving, and leadership.

She sits at the helm of CBRE’s NYC Capital Markets and has consistently ranked among the top 1% of CBRE’s global team members for the past decade.

Over the course of 40+ years, Darcy has signed deals totaling over $145 billion, including the biggest transaction in history for a residential property: the $5.4 billion sale of Peter Cooper Stuyvesant Town. Darcy was also the lead agent on the largest office transaction: the $2.8 billion sale of the GM Building.

Darcy has jumped head first into the post-Covid market, completing the sale of 410 Tenth Avenue at $950 million, making it the largest post-pandemic sale. Other recent sales include the Chrysler Building, the Chelsea campus sale to search-giant Google, and 345 Park Avenue South’s transition to a center for life sciences in New York City. Even during the global health crisis, Darcy and her colleague, Bill Shanahan, were recognized for the Most Ingenious Deal of the Year by The Henry Hart Rice Achievement Award in 2020. This was the fifth time in 15 years that the power duo’s skill and commitment have been acknowledged. 

Darcy also serves as a Governor on the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY). She co-chairs the Diversity Committee and continually works to expand and broaden the ranks of professionals in commercial real estate. She also sits on the Board of New York University’s Schack Institute, co-chairing the Women in Real Estate conference held annually.

Darcy’s civic and volunteer responsibilities extend to the private housing market as well. She is on the board of Phipps Houses, where her efforts focus on affordable housing.

As co-chair of the Board of the New York Restoration Project, Stacom works to sustain community gardens and public spaces across the City. She has personally dedicated resources to a public garden in Brooklyn and worked to bring new plant life and trees to New York City’s parks.

Many of Darcy’s current professional peers got their early start in the industry thanks to her help, guidance, and mentorship. She is proud to have counseled numerous emerging professionals, giving them strategic advice, their first internships and jobs, and advocating for their long-term growth in the field.