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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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CBRE Global Investors Welcomes Bernie McNamara as Global Co-Head of Investor Services and Solutions

LOS ANGELES – September 26, 2018 – CBRE Global Investors announced today that Bernie McNamara has joined the firm as Global Co-Head of Investor Services and Solutions. In addition to his Investor Services role, McNamara will be responsible for the development and management of comprehensive customized portfolio solutions that combine different real asset categories for existing and new investors and distribution channels, working in partnership with CBRE Global Investors’ research and investment personnel.

McNamara, who has more than 20 years’ experience in the industry, joins the firm from J.P. Morgan Asset Management, where he most recently served as Global Head of Alternatives Investment Strategy and Solutions. In that role he focused on designing, implementing, and managing multi-asset portfolio solutions across alternative investments including global real estate, infrastructure, private equity and other sectors, for institutional and retail investors globally.

McNamara will report to Global Head of Investor Services Mike McMenomy, and his appointment is part of McMenomy’s three-year succession plan. 

“Thoughtful strategic succession planning is a high priority for CBRE Global Investors across the platform to ensure ongoing stability for our clients and is a topic we routinely discuss with our investors,” McMenomy said. “Bernie has diverse real assets investment program experience both domestically and internationally across debt and equity, including public and private vehicles. With his experience developing investment solutions to best meet clients’ needs, he will be a valuable asset to our investor clients and our firm.”

McNamara earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.