Scott Hoffman


Professional Expertise

Scott Hoffman has built his career on assisting law firms, corporations and nonprofit associations with various transaction structures, implementing some of the most complex real estate solutions in Washington and beyond. His professional, transparent approach has earned him a reputation as one of the Washington D.C. area’s most trusted commercial real estate tenant advisors.

To date, Scott has completed nearly 15 million SF of real estate transactions totaling over $1 billion in total value for some of the nation’s top law firms, including Shearman & Sterling, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, Womble Bond Dickinson, and Wilkinson Walsh. Most recently, he led the team advising Williams & Connolly in their 300,000 SF relocation to Phase 2 of the new Wharf waterfront development in Southwest Washington, DC. Scott’s approach is to gain a complete understanding of each client’s business allows him to execute on the most effective ways to improve their short and long-term planning strategies. His specialties include strategic planning, benchmarking, forecasting, financial analysis, and transaction execution for leasing, acquisitions, and dispositions. Currently, Scott serves as the global account manager for Shearman & Sterling where he is regularly engaged to complete national and international assignments on their behalf. To date, he has completed assignments on four continents in 15 cities. Prior to joining the firm, Scott spent seven years at Cushman & Wakefield as a senior director.

Awards, Achievements and Activities

In 2006, Scott received the Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors(GWCAR) ‘Transaction of the Year, Northern VA’ award for his work on behalf of Conservation International. In 2007, he was honored as one of the “35 under 35” in the Washington, DC market by Bisnow. Scott also completed the Board of Trade Executive Network Training program, is a founding board member of the George Washington University Real Estate Alliance, and has served on the board of trustees for Concord Hill School in Chevy Chase, MD. Additionally, he was recognized by the board of trustees of the Washington School of Psychiatry for his pro bono work in developing and implementing a long-term real estate strategy for them in 2015-2016.  

Direct Number

+1 202 540 5514



Washington, D.C.

Office Number

+1 202 628 6000


  • The George Washington University, BBA


  • Williams & Connolly 
  • APCO Worldwide 
  • Shearman & Sterling 
  • EAB 
  • Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz
  • Finn Partners


  • Legal 
  • Nonprofits & Associations 
  • Professional Services 

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