Los Angeles, October 10, 2014 – CBRE Group, Inc. has appointed Brian Stoffers as Global President, Debt and Structured Finance. Mr. Stoffers, a 30-year veteran of CBRE, previously served as President, Debt & Structured Finance, Americas and Chief Operating Officer, Capital Markets.
The appointment is part of CBRE’s overall growth strategy and global unification of its Capital Markets business. Mr. Stoffers will help expand and integrate CBRE’s Debt & Structured Finance offering globally, with practices in the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), including Global Loan Servicing, Loan Sale Advisory, and Investment Banking reporting to him directly. Mr. Stoffers will continue to report to Chris Ludeman, Global President, Capital Markets, while aligning with CEOs in all three global regions.
With Mr. Stoffers’s promotion, Jeff Majewski will be named Chief Operating Officer, Capital Markets, Americas; a role that combines the Debt & Structured Finance and Investment Properties platforms—which Mr. Stoffers has fulfilled to great success for the past three years.
Chris Ludeman said:
“Our Debt & Structured Finance business line is closely aligned with our sales business and together with our investment banking group creates the service spectrum that clients demand from CBRE as the global market leader. Brian’s vision for our Debt & Structured Finance business globally will enhance our ability to serve customers with the highest levels of consistent advice and execution.
“A collaborative and value-based leader, Brian is a friend and mentor to many at CBRE; he is precisely the type of professional we need to drive the Debt & Structured Finance team to the next level of global success.”
Mr. Stoffers has played an integral role as a member of CBRE’s Capital Markets team for more than 30 years. Under his leadership, Debt & Structured Finance practice has originated nearly $112 billion in loan volume since 2007. Additionally, this practice maintains a loan services portfolio of more than $80 billion in the United States, while CBRE’s EMEA servicing portfolio has grown by an additional $30 billion.
A highly respected industry professional, Mr. Stoffers is an expert across the spectrum of debt advisory products and services. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Mortgage Bankers Association and National Multi-Housing Council.
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.