CBRE Women’s Network earned a top 10 ranking on the 2016 Global Diversity List for the second consecutive year

Los Angeles, 2016-Dec-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today (December 19, 2016) announced that the CBRE Women’s Network earned a top 10 ranking on the 2016 Global Diversity List, supported by The Daily Telegraph in London. The list recognizes the achievements of employee network groups established to help improve gender diversity within large organizations. This marks CBRE’s second consecutive year of achieving a top 10 score on the Global Diversity List.

Other organizations recognized for their women’s networks include A.T. Kearney, United Nations, 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, Diversity and Inclusion Leader Olivia Walsh. These networks operate with an inclusive 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 and it is a credit to the work that the leaders of our Women’s Networks around the world have done to build a world-class professional networking group.”

Earlier this year, CBRE was ranked 15th on the list of 500 U.S.-based companies in Forbesmagazine’s 2016 “America’s Best Employers” list. CBRE was also recognized as one of Fortunemagazine’s Most Admired Companies for the fourth straight year and named a World’s Most Ethical Company by The Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

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

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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 (based on 2015 revenue).  The Company has more than 70,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 400 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

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