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Crystal Palar

Executive Managing Director, Capital Markets, Asia


Capital Markets

License: CEA Salespersons Reg. No. R021916B

Crystal Palar Executive Managing Director Asia
Capital Markets CEA Salespersons Reg. No. R021916B

Professional Experience

Crystal provides strategic direction and facilitates cross-border capital flows with CBRE’s leading in-country teams across Asia. She has over 18 years of real estate experience.

She was most recently with JLL as an Executive Director, Asia Pacific Capital Markets. Crystal started in JLL Shanghai where she worked on research and office leasing before moving to investment sales and advisory. She relocated to JLL Singapore in 2008, and has since been has involved in several large single asset and portfolio deals across the region with transaction value exceeding US$20B across all institutional asset classes – office, retail, logistics and multifamily.



  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, United States of America
  • Masters of Science in Real Estate Investment & Finance from Oxford Brookes University, England


Clients Represented

  • Blackrock
  • Blackstone
  • LaSalle
  • Lendlease
  • Morgan Stanley
  • PAG
  • PGIM
  • UBS


Significant Transactions

Transaction Value (USD)
Mosaic Retail Portfolio (China) 1.2 billion
Milestone Logistics Portfolio (Australia) 2.9 billion
PAG Mixed-use Portfolio (Japan) 1.0 billion
Neptune Multifamily Portfolio (Japan) 1.2 billion
71 Robinson (Singapore) 543 million
50% Frasers Tower (Singapore) 700 million
Rock Square (Guangzhou, China) 513 million
Asia Square Tower 2 (Singapore) 1.5 billion
Asia Square Tower 1 (Singapore) 2.5 billion
30% Clearwater Bay (Hainan, China) 900 million
80% Life Hub @ Jinqiao (Shanghai, China) 660 million
Pacific Century Place (Tokyo, Japan) 1.7 billion
StarHub Green (Singapore) 193 million
TripleOne Somerset (Singapore) 773 million
50% Nex Mall (Singapore) 650 million (50%)
JLF2 Industrial Portfolio (Japan) 1.7 billion
JLF1 Industrial Portfolio (Japan) 1.6 billion
PoMo (Singapore) 266 million
Crystal Palar Executive Managing Director Asia
Capital Markets CEA Salespersons Reg. No. R021916B