Lacey Willard

Senior Vice President - Market Executive & General Counsel


P: 317.660.8197 | C: 727.204.0504

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Experience and Recognition

  • Trusted expert with a track record of improving business execution, deep relationships with industry leaders, and invites to hundreds of speaking engagements.
  • Prior to joining Greysteel, Lacey was a Senior Vice President at CBRE and a Federal Contracting Officer with the US General Services Administration.In her career, she has led global risk management, launched a globally-adopted proprietary risk management technology, served clients with >$100B in aggregate portfolio value of all product types, was appointed a court receiver in >100 CRE turnarounds, and oversaw corporate responsibility–increasing DJSI scores by a record 10 bps.


  • Responsible for strategy, advisor recruitment, and profitable growth
  • Guides decisions involving legal implications of business opportunities and risks–including ethics, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance

Education, Affiliations, and Licenses

  • Stetson University College of Law–JD, cum laude
  • Stetson University–MBA
  • Purdue University–BA, with honors
  • Member of the Florida Bar
  • Florida Real Estate Sales License
  • CRE Industry Memberships (BOMA, CREW, USGBC, TMA, NAIOP, ICSC)
  • Secretary of the Board, Hancock Hospital
  • Appointed Official to Area Planning and Zoning Boards (BZA, APC)


  • Select Speaking Engagements: Corporate Wellbeing Programs; C-Suite Secrets; Life After Blend & Extends; CRE Advocacy; Property Assessed Clean Energy; Receiverships & CMBS Markets; Durability of Concrete; Green Jobs & Green Leasing; CRE Turnarounds Roundtable; CRE Careers; Taxation Trends; Perfecting Portfolio Transitions
  • 3-time winner, Ragan Workplace Wellness Awards
  • Recipient of CEO award for pandemic response


  • Enjoys spending time with her husband and their two daughters–traveling, hiking, reading, and playing sports
  • Civically Engaged as a Board Member on Community Foundations, Education Foundations, and Charter Schools