Los Angeles – November 9, 2012 – CBRE Group, Inc. announced today that it has been recognized as a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® by G.I. Jobs for 2013. This marks the 2nd year in a row the company has been included in the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® list.
“We are honored to be listed once again as a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer,” said Laura O’Brien, Director of Global Human Resources & Workplace Strategies for CBRE. “This award is a testament to our longstanding dedication to the recruitment and retention of veteran employees. CBRE is home to more than 900 veterans, reservists and active duty military employees in the U.S., and we remain committed to serving them as a military friendly employer.”
CBRE was chosen for the Military Friendly list from among 5,000 companies with annual revenues in excess of $500 million. Criteria for selection to the Top 100 included the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs, and company policies on National Guard and Reserve service.
CBRE’s career opportunities that are especially well suited for military personnel can be found on MilitaryFriendly.com. Using the priority data engine on MilitaryFriendly.com, job seekers are able to view the ranked Top 100 employers compiled according to list methodology as well as design their own custom lists according to their preferences. Custom, user-directed lists, can then be saved and shared socially, allowing each job seeker to find their unique #1 Military Friendly Employer®.
Now in its 10th year, the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® list is the premier resource for transitioning service members and spouses seeking civilian employment. The survey results that determined the 2013 list were independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and methodology established by G.I. Jobs. Each year companies taking the survey are held to a higher standard than the previous year via improved methodology, criteria and weightings developed with the assistance of an Advisory Board consisting of leaders in the military recruitment community. A full list of board members can be found at www.MilitaryFriendly.com/board.
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 firm (in terms of 2011 revenue). The Company has approximately 34,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 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 Web site at www.cbre.com.