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Tom Gaffney

Regional Managing Director
Hong Kong

Tom Gaffney is Regional Managing Director, Hong Kong at CBRE, with responsibility for all of CBRE’s business activities in those territories. Tom is also a member of CBRE’s Greater China Executive Committee.

Hong Kong

Tom Gaffney Regional Managing Director Hong Kong

Professional Experience

Tom joined CBRE in 2016 as Managing Director for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. To CBRE, Tom brings broad experience across a variety of executive positions in investment, commercial transactions and advisory. He crossed from JLL where he held the position of Head of Retail, Hong Kong and China and was a member of its Global Retail Board and co-chairman of Retail for Asia Pacific.

From 2006 to 2011, Tom worked for Hongkong Land in Commercial and Retail Asset Management, holding positions in Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand. Originally based in Singapore where he was responsible for the regional retail asset management and leasing of Hongkong Land’s South Asia retail portfolio, he later served as General Manager and Country Head of Thailand and was responsible for the management and leasing of their luxury shopping mall, Gaysorn.


  • Executive Committee Member of ULI – Hong Kong
  • Member of the RICS – Diversity & Inclusion Committee
  • Member of Young Presidents’ Organization
  • Member of the ICSC
  • Member of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce Real Estate and Infrastructure Committee
  • Member of the Woman’s Foundation – Male Allies
  • License Estate Agent


  • Bachelor of Applied Science – Property Economics from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Real Estate Management Program, Harvard Business School, Mass, Boston, US


  • Gaw Capital
  • Angelo Gordon
  • Forever 21
  • Lush
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Simply Food by Marks & Spencer
  • Tommy Bahama
  • Lorna Jane
  • Volcom
  • Chelsfield
  • Blackstone
  • Breitling
  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Penhaligon’s
  • Brooks Brothers
  • Christian Louboutin
  • Tesla
  • Jack Wills
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Silk Road
  • Giorgio Armani
  • Loro Piana
  • Ermenegildo Zegna
  • Fendi
  • Dior
  • Givenchy
  • Neil Barrett
  • Thomas Pink
  • Alfred Dunhill
  • Mordril
  • Cartier
  • Mont Blanc
  • Joyce Group
  • Dickson Group
  • Aqua Group
  • Maxim’s
  • Buccellati
  • Under Armour
Tom Gaffney Regional Managing Director Hong Kong