CBRE announced that Pete Schippits has been promoted to president of Advisory Services for the Mountain-Northwest Division. In this role, Mr. Schippits has executive oversight for 12 CBRE offices across nine states, including the metropolitan areas of the Denver Front Range, Puget Sound, Portland, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City and Albuquerque.
“Pete is a proven leader that has excelled in diversifying our capabilities, recruiting the industry’s top talent and delivering exceptional client outcomes in the Mountain States. He leads with vision, decisiveness and drive and will be a great guide for propelling our Mountain-Northwest division forward during these unprecedented times,” said Chris Connelly, group president, Americas Advisory Services, CBRE.
Mr. Schippits was previously senior managing director, Mountain States, for CBRE. He first joined CBRE in 2015 as Colorado’s market leader, where he doubled the firm’s local talent base, spearheaded the opening of a new Boulder office and managed the roll-out of CBRE’s global workplace strategy initiative—Workplace360—in four CBRE offices.
Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Schippits was a Managing Director of Investor Services at JLL, overseeing the firm’s Agency Leasing, Property Management, Industrial and Capital Markets businesses in Denver. Recognized as one of the state’s most successful office leasing experts, his accomplishments included leasing assets comprising more than 11 million square feet for more than 20 different institutional owners.
Mr. Schippits received a B.S. in marketing management from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He received his J.D. in taxation and business from Seattle University’s School of Law and a Master of Laws in taxation from the University of Florida’s Fredric G. Levin College of Law.
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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 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 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.