Los Angeles, CA, 2014-10-24— /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that Tim Schroeder, a CBRE Managing Director has taken a leadership role in the Company’s LGBT Network Group (LGBTNG). Mr. Schroeder joins Chris Ludeman, Global President of Capital Markets, as a Co-Executive Sponsor of CBRE’s network group dedicated to its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender professionals.
“Tim has done a terrific job leading our McKesson account and I am confident he will bring the same passion and excellence to his expanded role with the LGBTNG,” Lance Wilken, Senior Managing Director for Global Corporate Services, said.
The LGBTNG provides an open-minded support system for conducting business and addressing the personal requirements of CBRE’s LGBT community. The network acts as an advocate for and advisor to LGBT employees, while helping shape CBRE practices and programs to ensure a merit-based business environment. The group was instrumental in identifying and advocating policy changes that have provided greater equality and inclusion within the Company. Founded in 2009, CBRE’s LGBT group was the first such networking group in the commercial real estate services industry. In 2014, CBRE was the first commercial real estate company to receive a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index and earn designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.
“Tim has an outstanding history as a leader within our company and brings a high level of enthusiasm for broadening the positive impacts of the LGBTNG,” Mr. Ludeman said. “I look forward to working with him to serve our LGBT community and guide our continued efforts toward inclusion for all CBRE employees.”
Mr. Schroeder has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry including investment management, consulting and commercial development. He has been with CBRE for seven years and currently serves as the Alliance Director for the McKesson Corporation relationship. CBRE is the exclusive provider of facilities management, project management and development, transaction management and lease administration services for McKesson’s 25-million-square foot portfolio.
Additional information about the CBRE LGBTNG can be found at http://www.cbre.us/lgbt
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 2013 revenue). The Company has approximately 44,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through approximately 350 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 www.cbre.com.