Commercial Real Estate Marketing Public Relations
Cary Brazeman

About Cary Brazeman

Cary Brazeman is principal of CRELIX Marketing Partners, a national marketing and media agency specializing in:

  • Real estate
  • Financial services
  • Information services
  • Technology services (including subscription and enterprise SaaS)
  • Energy/environment (including building energy efficiency, alternative energy and renewable energy)
  • Association/nonprofit marketing

Cary is one of the top real estate marketing public relations (PR) professionals in the U.S. He has led dozens of teams in developing and executing marketing and PR programs. Cary was a pioneer in story-based marketing ("corporate storytelling"), helping clients translate their promise to customers into language, imagery and information that can be leveraged to win the argument for their products and services.

Previously, Cary was vice president and managing director of corporate communications for CBRE, the world's largest commercial real estate services firm; and vice president of Rogers and Associates, the public relations agency, where he managed the corporate affairs account for American Honda. He also was vice president of communications for The Real Estate Roundtable in Washington, D.C.

CRELIX and our team members (Cary, Victoria, Leslie, Lisa, Jim and Dave) have won numerous design and copywriting awards. Team members are Hootsuite-certified social media professionals and Google Ads-certified search engine marketing experts.

More Background

Cary has been involved in civic affairs in Los Angeles to encourage a more livable city and entrepreneurial business. He helped shine the light on L.A. Fire Department response times. After his report was published, the Los Angeles Times investigated the issue to reveal serious problems with the city’s 911 dispatch system and provide performance data on a block-by-block basis. Cary also has been at the forefront of efforts to fix broken city sidewalks and maintain the urban forest, which are critical to a livable city.

Cary is a graduate of Georgetown University.


  • Member, Urban Land Institute
  • Member, California Planning and Conservation League
  • Member, Congregation Kol Ami
  • Member, National Low Income Housing Coalition
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Friends of the Los Angeles River
  • Former Planning and Land Use Committee Chair, Mid City West Community Council

Cary Brazeman is the author of “The End of Single-Family Zoning in California: How to Protect Yourself and Profit from Permissive New Upzoning Laws.” The book is a serious and darkly satirical look at California’s deregulation of single-family home zoning. The book is available here.

Cary Brazeman