Carlos Diaz


Professional Expertise

Carlos Diaz is a recognized expert in commercial leasing and tenant representation, with over two decades of experience. As Managing Director in the Capital Markets team in the Savills Downtown Los Angeles office, he advises a diverse client base that includes public and privately held real estate investment trusts (REITs), high net worth individuals, merchant developers, partnerships, syndications, family offices, offshore investors, funds and institutional investment groups. The Capital Markets Group provides a wide range of services, including: disposition and acquisition advisory, portfolio analysis, lease renegotiations, sale-leasebacks, valuation analysis, market and demographic evaluation, own-versus-lease analysis, 1031 exchange transaction, and capital markets consulting.

Carlos specializes in creating strategic merchandising and repositioning plans for retail centers by analyzing the tenant mix, trade area, current market trends/conditions of a retail project and implementing a leasing plan. His goals are to develop long-term relationships with corporate and individual clients.

He joined Savills in 2017 after two decades with CBRE, where he was vice president. Prior to CBRE, he worked with Tri-Pacific Commercial Brokerage in Newport Beach, California and Linda Crowley & Associates, Irvine, CA, where he specialized in the marketing/leasing for several retail shopping centers and developments within Orange County.

Awards, Achievements and Activities

Carlos is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Direct Number

+1 213 553 3877


Orange County

Office Number

+1 949 706 6600


  • University of Texas at Arlington, Bachelor of Finance, Real Estate


  • Retail 
  • Professional Services
  • Industrial 
  • Healthcare

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