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Hitoshi Yamanaka is Director of CBRE's Tenant Representation in Tokyo, Japan. Mr. Yamanaka joined CBRE in 2003 and provides account management services for major international corporate occupiers and global clients of CBRE. ​


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Director Japan
Global Workplace Solutions
Japan Headquarters Meiji Yasuda Seimei Building 18F
2-1-1 Marunouchi
Tokyo 100-0005

Professional Experience


During his over twenty-five years of real estate experience in Japan and the USA, Hitoshi has accumulated deep experience in leasing, acquisition and disposition transactions. His expertise is also in high demand in the areas of consulting, specialized research, valuation and due diligence.

Prior to joining CBRE, Hitoshi worked for Sotsu Corporation, a real estate operation owned by The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. After three years in its New York office, he was transferred to Sotsu’s Tokyo HQ office to serve as Manager of the International Division where he assisted numerous multi-national firms with space strategies and requirements.



  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in Japan
  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in New York (1990-2009)
  • CBRE Asia - Circle of Excellence – 2008
  • 2010 CBRE Japan – Circle of Excellence
  • 2013 CBRE Japan – Circle of Excellence


  • Konan University, B.A. in Law
  • New York State Real Estate License Courses
  • Various continuing education courses
  • Background in Accounting


  • Amkor Technology
  • AT&T
  • Boeing
  • Citi
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Credit Suisse
  • Dow Chemical
  • Ford
  • General Motors
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • JD Power
  • Life Technology
  • Marvell
  • Miracle Linux
  • National Instruments
  • New Wave Research
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Panasonic Healthcare
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Schick
  • Shire
  • Strategic Value Partners
  • Touch Panel Systems
  • Tyco Electronics AMP
  • Volvo
  • Allergan
  • Apple
  • Beckman Coulter
  • Clifford Chance
  • Coca-Cola
  • Covidien
  • D&M Holdings
  • Eli Lilly
  • GE
  • Hartford Life Insurance
  • isid
  • KKR
  • Luminex
  • McGraw-Hill Group
  • Mylan
  • Netflix
  • Nokia
  • Oracle
  • Philips
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Sensata Technologies
  • State Street
  • Synopsys
  • TEVA
  • Towers Watson
  • Wyeth
Director Japan
Global Workplace Solutions
Japan Headquarters Meiji Yasuda Seimei Building 18F
2-1-1 Marunouchi
Tokyo 100-0005