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Experienced as both a “big-law” attorney and an in-house general counsel to a commercial real estate investment and development firm, Priya Huggett brings deep knowledge and a breadth of expertise to every deal.

With keen insight into the issues that really matter and a “get the deal done” mindset, she is able to carefully plan for all outcomes – mastering high-velocity transactions.

As part of CGS3’s acquisitions and dispositions, finance and commercial leasing practice group, she manages a variety of transactions, development, finance and operations for multifamily, retail, residential, hospitality and office assets.

Her more than two decades of real-world experience encompass all facets of commercial real estate, with an emphasis on private equity, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and commercial contracts including vendor and licensing contracts. With respect to real property, her focus is on purchase and sale, commercial leasing, subdivision, easements and licenses, financing and related business matters.

Prior to joining CGS3, Priya was general counsel of Brixton Capital, a private real estate investment firm with more than $1 billion in assets. Additionally, she was general counsel and executive vice president of Kelly Investment Group and held a similar role at Sea Breeze Properties, LLC. She launched her commercial real estate career as an attorney for Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP and Solomon Ward Seidenwurm and Smith LLP, working in their real estate, corporate and finance practice groups.

Active in the community, she currently serves on the board of directors for the New Children’s Museum. Additionally, she has provided pro bono legal services for Casa Cornelia, a public interest law firm that provides free legal services to victims of human and civil rights violations.


  • Recipient, “Women of Influence in Law,” San Diego Business Journal (2023)
  • Recipient, “Most Influential Business Leaders,” San Diego Business Journal (2022)
  • Recipient, “Leaders in Law,” San Diego Business Journal (2022)
  • Recipient, “Women Leaders in Law,” San Diego Business Journal (2020)


  • L.B., University of British Columbia
  • B.A., Criminology and Political Science, Simon Fraser University

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • Board Member, New Children’s Museum
  • Volunteer, Casa Cornelia
Priya Huggett