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Annie-Baxter

Annie Baxter

Vice President

, Location Incentives

Annie Baxter Vice President
, Location Incentives
Atlanta 3550 Lenox Road NE
Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30326

Professional Experience


Based in CBRE’s Atlanta office, Annie Baxter is a member of the Location Incentives Group and serves as a Vice President. The national group advises clients globally with site selection and economic incentive negotiations, and provides strategic advice regarding clients’ overall commercial real estate initiatives. With more than 12 years of experience in economic development, Ms. Baxter has led large site selection projects and negotiated incentives as a local community, a utility provider and on behalf of the state of Georgia resulting in more than 7,000 new jobs and more than $2 billion in investment. She has an in depth understanding of all decisions that contribute to successful site selection.

Prior to joining CBRE, Ms. Baxter served as a business recruitment manager at Duke Energy Corporation where she was responsible for creating a business development strategy to identify and recruit large energy users with planned expansions to Duke’s sixstate territory.

Prior to Duke Energy Corporation, Ms. Baxter served as the Director of Logistics, Energy, Agribusiness and Food Processing team at the Georgia Department of Economic Development. She was responsible for recruiting companies in these sectors to locate in Georgia and managed a team of project managers who assisted company decisionmakers, led tax incentive negotiations on the state’s behalf, and generated leads for planned expansions.

Ms. Baxter also has experience with the Electric Cities of Georgia and the Albany Dougherty Economic Development Commission recruiting new industry to Georgia, with an end goal to expand the state’s tax base.


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations


  • NAIOP Georgia, Board Member ‘13,’14; ‘16-present, Volunteer of the Year 2017
  • NAIOP Future Leaders Class 2011; Executive Committee 2012; NFL Director 2013
  • Consultant Connect, Top 50 Economic Developers in the United States- 2015, 2016
  • Leadership Georgia Graduate – 2016

Education


  • B.A. in Spanish, The University of Georgia
  • B.A. in Public Relations, The University of Georgia
Annie Baxter Vice President
, Location Incentives
Atlanta 3550 Lenox Road NE
Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30326