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CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2020 revenues of $23.8 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #122 in 2021. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 20 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” for nine years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2021, for the third consecutive year. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”

CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.


CBRE Global Investors, combined with CBRE Clarion Securities and CBRE Caledon, is one of the world’s leading real asset investment managers with $124.5 billion in assets under management.

Built up over more than 40 years, our unparalleled platform is focused on real assets, giving our institutional clients access to real estate and infrastructure in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Our clients benefit from a complete range of investment solutions including equity and debt, direct and indirect, and listed and unlisted strategies.

Trammell Crow Company, founded in Dallas, Texas in 1948, is one of the nation’s oldest and most prolific developers of, and investors in, commercial real estate.The CBRE Global Investors and Trammell Crow Company platforms make up the Real Estate Investments division of CBRE Group.

The Real Estate Investments division is led by
Mike Lafitte, Global CEO, Real Estate Investments.


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CBRE Global Investors Appoints Chief Investment Officer

​AMSTERDAM, 3 February 2015 – CBRE Global Investors has appointed Sophie van Oosterom as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and a member of the EMEA Executive Committee (EEC).
Sophie joined CBRE Global Investors 18 months ago as Head of Special Programmes EMEA. Her responsibilities included investor strategy, repositioning and value creation for the various special programme funds. This included taking the lead of the fund management team and the restructuring of the €2 billion Dutch Office Fund, one of the company’s key investment programmes, as well the restructuring and successful relaunch of the European Industrial Fund.
As CIO EMEA, Sophie will focus on investment strategy, investment underwriting and performance management in the region. She will also chair the European Investment Committee.
Sophie has nearly 20 years of finance and real estate experience. She joined CBRE Global Investors from the private equity investor, Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners (now Silverpeak Real Estate Partners), where she was European Head of Asset Management and in that capacity a board member of a number of real estate companies throughout Europe.
“Sophie’s leadership and strategic vision has secured the confidence of existing and new investors for the future of a number of our investment programs and has firmly established her credentials to take on the demands of the CIO EMEA role,” said Pieter Hendrikse, CEO EMEA. “She has brought valuable expertise to our platform and I am delighted that she will be joining the EEC in the position of CIO.”
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About CBRE Global Investors
CBRE Global Investors is a global real estate investment management firm with $88.6 billion in assets under management* as of September 30, 2014. The firm sponsors investment programs across the risk/return spectrum for investors worldwide.
CBRE Global Investors is an independently operated affiliate of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG). It harnesses the research, investment sourcing and other resources of the world’s premier, full-service commercial real estate services and investment company for the benefit of its investors. CBRE Group, Inc. has approximately 44,000 employees in approximately 350 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. For more information about CBRE Global Investors, please visit www.cbreglobalinvestors.com.
*Assets under management (AUM) refers to the fair market value of real estate-related assets with respect to which CBRE Global Investors provides, on a global basis, oversight, investment management services and other advice, and which generally consist of investments in real estate; equity in funds and joint ventures; securities portfolios; operating companies and real estate related loans.  This AUM is intended principally to reflect the extent of CBRE Global Investors’ presence in the global real estate market, and its calculation of AUM may differ from the calculations of other asset managers.