Bruce P. Sossaman


Leasing Director, Broker Associate



Bruce is a leasing broker who oversees leasing for 1.7 million square feet (sf) of office space in Metairie and New Orleans, including Lakeway Center.

He has been an active leasing broker in the greater New Orleans area for the past 25 years. He applies his extensive market knowledge in tracking quarterly office occupancy in the greater New Orleans office market, published in a report used by brokers, agents, and owners.

Throughout this career, he has been responsible for leasing more than 20 million sf of office space, representing some of the most notable properties in the office arena, including IBERIABank, Dialysis Clinic, Inc., Baptist Community Ministries, Mariner, and ORX Resources, Inc., as well as engineering, legal, energy, and financial service companies.

Notable transactions include Allstate (41,000 sf) at One Lakeway, IBERIABank (75,000 sf) at Pan American Building, Peoples Health (125,000 sf) at Three Lakeway, FMC (175,000 sf) at 1615 Poydras, Bio-Medical Applications (60,000 sf) at Two Lakeway, Shell Offshore (600,000 sf) at Hancock Whitney, and the GSA (75,000 sf) lease at Three Lakeway.

Prior to joining Corporate Realty, Bruce worked with Equity Office for twelve years as Leasing Director for a portfolio of 2.3 million sf in New Orleans, and also at Lincoln Property Company, where he managed leasing for the Met Life portfolio of 2.4 million sf with Transwestern and Hines Interests. He also assisted with the disposition of several office buildings owned by Met Life in the Central Business District and has represented buyers on building acquisitions in the greater New Orleans area.

Bruce is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and local real estate organizations. He received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Loyola University.