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CBRE’s Women’s Network earns Top Ten ranking in the Economist supported Global Diversity List

Los Angeles, CA, 2015-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that the CBRE Women’s Network earned a Top Ten ranking in the inaugural Global Diversity List, supported by the Economist. The Global Diversity List identifies large companies which put diversity at the center of their business strategies.

Other companies recognized for their women’s networks include Lloyds Banking Group, A.T. Kearney, Sodexo and GE.

CBRE’s Women’s Network was formed in 2000 and has grown to encompass more than 3,000 professionals worldwide.  The company has Women’s Networks in each of its global regions — the Americas, led by Lisa Konieczka, an executive vice president in the firm’s Chicago office; Europe, the Middle East & Africa, led by Sue Clayton, an executive director based in London; and Asia Pacific, led by APAC Talent Leader Olivia Walsh. These networks operate with an inclusive “By Women, For Everyone” philosophy, and focus on mentoring, professional development, personal enrichment, networking and community service.

“CBRE’s Women’s Network has been the industry leader in delivering real advantages to female professionals by providing them with valuable networking, learning and career development opportunities,” said Bob Sulentic, CBRE’s president and chief executive officer.  “We are proud to achieve this recognition. It is a credit to the work that Lisa, Sue, Olivia and the other leaders of our Women’s Networks around the world have done to build a world-class professional networking group.”

Earlier this year, CBRE was rated one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine. Additional recognition in 2015 includes inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index–which recognizes corporations demonstrating leadership on environmental, social and governance issues–for the second year in a row. CBRE was also recognized in Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies for the third straight year and was named a World’s Most Ethical Company by The Ethisphere Institute for the second consecutive year.

To find out more about CBRE’s Women’s Network, visit

About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2014 revenue). The Company has more than 70,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 400 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our website at

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