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CBRE Expands Seattle ADvisory & Transaction Services Team

20-Year Veteran of Occupier Real Estate Steve Schwartz Joins CBRE

SEATTLE, WA (April 16, 2018) – CBRE Group, Inc., announced today that Steve Schwartz, joined the company as Senior Vice President in the Downtown Seattle office.

Mr. Schwartz will specialize in tenant representation throughout the greater Puget Sound region as a member of the organization’s Occupier Group. He brings over two decades of real estate advisory and transaction experience, representing some of the most prestigious corporations across the greater Seattle area in the creation and implementation of their real estate strategies. His recent client roster includes BNY Mellon, Esterline, Expedia, Impinj, NBCNews.com and T-Mobile USA.

Over the course of his career, he has assisted clients in the leasing, acquisition or disposition of more than 8 million square feet of commercial properties. Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Schwartz was a Managing Director for Tenant Advisory Services at JLL. He was a founding principal of Pacific Real Estate Partners, a regional brokerage firm, prior to its acquisition by JLL. Mr. Schwartz began his career in New York City initially in commercial banking and subsequently in investment banking, focused on sales and trading.

“I look forward to working with the exceptional team at CBRE,” said Steve Schwartz. “I’ll be able to leverage CBRE’s global resources and take advantage of their research capabilities and technology to deliver the best possible outcomes for my clients.”

Mr. Schwartz will add depth to CBRE’s office advisory platform in the Seattle area under the leadership of John Miller, CBRE’s Senior Managing Director for the Puget Sound Region.

“Steve Schwartz is a strategic addition to our team, with extensive experience and a proven track record in the Puget Sound region,” shared Mr. Miller. “His impeccable reputation suits our culture, and his background provides a unique perspective in understanding his clients’ capital needs and motivations to provide a customized approach to their real estate strategies.”

Mr. Schwartz currently serves on the Board of Directors for First Sound Bank of Washington. He previously served on the Board of Directors of King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (“KCSARC”) and as Board Chair of Wellspring Family Services, where he co-chaired the organization’s $12.5 million capital campaign.

About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2017 revenue). The company has more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 450 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. 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. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.