Arlin Gaffner serves as Senior Vice President, Finance for CBRE. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer of the company’s Americas operations from March 2014 to July 2018.
Arlin joined CBRE in 2006 as part of CBRE’s acquisition of Trammell Crow Company (TCC). After the acquisition, Arlin served as CFO of TCC, the Development Services arm of CBRE. In March 2010, he was appointed Chief Accounting Officer of CBRE, a position he held until March 2014. He also served as Interim Chief Accounting Officer from November 2017 to May 2018.
Arlin joined TCC in 1988 and served in various positions including Controller, Oklahoma Division; Controller, Houston Region; and Director, Budgeting and Forecasting before his promotion to Chief Accounting Officer in 2002. Arlin held that role until the CBRE acquisition in December 2006. He is a CPA and began his career in public accounting with Arthur Young & Company.
Arlin is an executive member of the Americas Strategy Group, made up of the most senior leaders in the Americas region.
Oral Roberts University, Bachelor of Science