CBRE Makes Three Senior Appointments Across Global Capital Markets Business

15 Oct 2019

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Industry Leader Joins in Asia Pacific; Senior Promotions Made to Global Leadership

CBRE announced today that it has made three senior appointments across its global Capital Markets business. Greg Hyland joins CBRE as Managing Director, Capital Markets, Asia Pacific; Chris Brett is promoted to Managing Director, Capital Markets, Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA); and Kevin Aussef is promoted to Global Chief Operating Officer, Capital Markets.

Mr. Hyland will have responsibility for CBRE’s Capital Markets business  across Asia Pacific, working with CBRE’s strong existing Capital Markets teams across the region. Based in Singapore, he brings more than 18 years of experience to CBRE, most recently as Head of Capital Markets, Singapore for JLL. Over the past five years, Mr. Hyland has advised on more than $10 billion of real estate transactions.

Mr. Brett will be responsible for CBRE’s Capital Markets business across EMEA, working with CBRE’s talented existing Capital Markets teams in the UK and Continental Europe.

“Chris and Greg have a broad understanding of global capital markets, and impressive track records; their proven ability to advise, execute and deliver for clients will enhance our global Capital Markets offering while driving our growth strategy across EMEA and APAC,” said Chris Ludeman, Global President of Capital Markets for CBRE.

In a newly created role, Mr. Aussef will work across CBRE’s global Capital Markets platform to ensure increased alignment and efficiencies across the Americas, Asia Pacific, and EMEA, driving best practices and implementing our global Capital Markets technology and data strategy. Mr. Aussef joined CBRE in 2012 and most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Capital Markets for the Americas.

“Kevin has been instrumental to the success of our Capital Markets business in the Americas supporting the leadership team in the implementation of our key business objectives, while developing enabling technologies that have made a material difference in integrating our global Capital Markets business and delivering exceptional client outcomes,” added Mr. Ludeman.

CBRE Capital Markets is the #1 ranked brokerage firm globally, according to Real Capital Analytics. In 2018, CBRE intermediated in excess of $280 billion of capital markets engagements, including global property sales volume, $53.4 billion in global finance volume and approximately 25,000 global capital markets transactions and related assignments. 


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