Business 100 - 2009

Dunne Jeff

Jeffrey Dunne/C.B. Richard Ellis

Jeffrey Dunne is the current Vice Chairman of C.B. Richard Ellis. Dunne’s team was CBRE’s highest producing team worldwide in 2004 and then again in 2007.  Personally, Dunne was the company’s highest producer worldwide from 2002 until 2004 and then again in 2007.

Along with these prestigious distinctions he was awarded the Real Estate Finance Association’s Award of Excellence in 2000 and in 2004 and 2005 received the NAIOP Award for the most significant deal in Fairfield/Westchester County. He is Program Chair and former President of the Real Estate Finance Association and for the past eight years has served on the Board of Trustees for the Wakefield Boys and Girls Club in Southport, CT.

A second-generation Irish-American, Dunne traces his roots to County Longford, from where his grandfather left for America in 1912, eventually settling in Pittsburgh where Dunne was born.  He went on to receive his B.S. in Business, magna cum laude, from Penn State and earned an M.B.A in Finance from N.Y.U.