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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.


Regularly released content on the state of the real estate and infrastructure industry are produced by our subject matter experts and shared on their blogs. A selection of them can be found below.

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Hinds Howard Joins CBRE Clarion Securities as Senior MLP and Infrastructure Research Analyst

​PHILADELPHIA – January 22, 2014 – CBRE Clarion Securities announced today that Hinds Howard has joined the firm as a Senior Research Analyst. In his new role Mr. Howard will be responsible for evaluating the listed master limited partnerships (“MLPs”) and energy infrastructure companies in North America and will report to Jeremy Anagnos, the firm’s Senior Global Portfolio Manager responsible for listed infrastructure mandates. 
“We are excited to welcome Hinds to our team as he brings significant and valuable experience to our firm’s listed infrastructure capabilities,” said T. Ritson Ferguson, CEO and Co-CIO of CBRE Clarion Securities. “MLPs and North American energy securities are a growing portion of our listed infrastructure investment universe, and Hinds’ expertise will help increase our team’s coverage of this important sub-sector.”
Mr. Howard joins CBRE Clarion Securities from Guzman Investment Strategies, where he was a portfolio manager and partner focusing on managing separate accounts with an MLP investment focus. Over the past four years, Mr. Howard has managed client portfolios investing in MLPs and North American energy securities. Prior to that, he worked for Lehman Brothers analyzing and modeling public and private energy MLPs, first in the investment banking division and subsequently for an investment fund investing in MLPs. Mr. Howard has nearly 10 years of listed MLP and North American energy investment experience. 
Mr. Howard earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Babson College and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Boston University (summa cum laude).  Mr. Howard is a regular speaker and presenter at MLP industry conferences, including the Platts MLP Conference, the PWC MLP User Conference and the OPIS Supply Conference.  He has been the author of a blog on MLP investing since 2009 (mlpguy.com) which CBRE Clarion will continue to update with weekly commentary.
About CBRE Clarion Securities
CBRE Clarion Securities is an industry-leading global investment management firm specializing in the management of real assets including real estate and infrastructure securities. Headquartered near Philadelphia, the firm manages approximately $23 billion in assets and has over 90 employees located in offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Japan, and Australia. For more information about CBRE Clarion Securities, please visit www.cbreclarion.com.
CBRE Clarion Securities is the listed equity management arm of CBRE Global Investors. CBRE Global Investors is a global real estate investment management firm with $87.6 billion in assets under management* as of September 30, 2013. 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 37,000 employees (excluding affiliates) in more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.
For more information about CBRE Global Investors, please visit www.cbreglobalinvestors.com.