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CB Richard Ellis Inc
400 South Hope Street 25Th Floor
CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. is a commercial real estate services firm with full-service operations in major metropolitan areas worldwide. The Company offers a range of services to occupiers, owners, lenders and investors in office, retail, industrial, mu...
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Executive Vice President, Global Brokerage & Sales Management
Laura is responsible for leading the development and deployment of the Brokerage operating platform which encompasses the Sales Management organization, learning and development strategies for Brokerage and Sales Management, developing and deploying our brokerage technology operating platform, and overseeing our Salesforce/CRM initiative.
Laura has held several previous positions at CBRE including mostly recently Global Director of Client Care.
As a previous Global Director of Human Resources and Workplace Strategy, Laura oversaw CBRE's worldwide human resources operations encompassing approximately 44,000 employees.
areas of responsibility included employee relations, staffing and recruitment, talent management, and compensation and benefits.
She also had responsibility for Global Facilities, overseeing the planning and execution of lease transactions for company offices and managing facilities capital spend, on a global level.
This included responsibility for CBRE's
Workplace Strategy initiative, Workplace360.
Laura is a member of the company's Global Operating Committee and the Americas Strategy Group.
Prior to these roles, Laura
spent nearly thirty years as a sales professional.
She began her brokerage career in agency leasing, transitioning into tenant representation and finally into corporate services.
When she joined CBRE in 1991 she became an account manager for occupier clients with global real estate portfolios.
account teams provided transaction management, project management, facilities management and portfolio management services to these multi-national companies.
Before joining CBRE
worked for a boutique real estate company that specialized in commercial brokerage services, property management, appraisal, construction management and development services.??
Executive Vice President, Global Brokerage and Sales Management
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Laura O'Brien named CBRE's Global Director of Client Care and Development, Head of Sales Management for Americas-CBRE Group, Inc. has appointed Laura O'Brien as Global Director of Client Care and Development and Head of Sales Management for the Americas.
In her Client Care and Development role, she will marshal the resources of the entire CBRE organization...
Externally, the interest level in the ...
Externally, the interest level in the new space has exceeded all expectations," says Laura O'Brien, CBRE's Global Head of Human Resources and Workplace Strategy.