Ian Gleeson is CEO and CIO of CBRE Global Investment Partners (“GIP”). He has overall responsibility for managing the GIP business as well as the investment process, formulating top-down strategies and overseeing client investment plans. He is a member of the Global Executive Committee, Global Investment Committee, GIP Executive Committee and GIP Investment Committee.
Mr. Gleeson began his real estate career in 1993 and has extensive experience investing in real estate funds in Europe, North America and Asia, across the full risk spectrum. He joined CBRE Global Investors in 2008 prior to which he was Head of International Property Multi-Manager, with responsibility for global mandates for Morley Fund Management. Previous to that, he served as Head of Property at the National Pensions Reserve Fund of Ireland and had been Director of Property Investment Strategy and Indirect Property at F&C Management Ltd.
Mr. Gleeson earned a Master’s degree in Economics and Business Studies from Trinity College Dublin. He is a former member of INREV (the European Association for Unlisted Real Estate Funds) Management Board and chair of the Investor Forum of INREV.