Mengli “Bob” Qin is a Senior Client Strategy & Consulting Analyst with CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) Group. Bob is based in Basking Ridge, NJ where he is dedicated to the Verizon account. With strong critical thinking skills and an emphasis on helping the client align its real estate with shifting corporate objectives, Bob provides Verizon with strategic insights across a broad spectrum of real estate challenges. His creative, yet disciplined approach to solving complex problems assists the client in making informed real estate decisions and ensures that strategies are executed with precision. Since joining the Verizon account, Bob has been actively involved in developing several actionable strategies that shape and empower Verizon’s culture of collaboration through real estate, including Portfolio Visibility, Activity Based Workplace, and Flexible Office Solutions (FOS), including coworking, labor analytics, mapping and automated parking systems. These results have been supported through Bob’s consistent ability to visualize large and complex data sets and therefore, draw meaningful conclusions.
Throughout his time on the Verizon account Bob has regularly leveraged CBRE’s diverse platform and technology tools, as well as Tableau and advanced Excel data skills in service to the client. He is also proud to work with one of the largest and most talented GWS strategy teams, including data scientists, data engineers and analysts.
Prior to joining CBRE, Bob worked for Columbus Capital Advisors (CCA) in Boston, a private equity firm specializing in sourcing capital from China and redeveloping distressed office properties. As a Financial Analyst, he helped build out key valuation and budget models that assisted in securing complex debt and equity financing. His experience at CCA encompassed the entire development cycle, including raising capital, due diligence, architectural design, construction and operations.
- Bravo Award, GWS, Q4 2017
- MVP Award, GWS Northeast Division, Q4 2017
- University of California, Davis, Data Visualization with Tableau, Online Certification
- Northeastern University D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Master of Science in Finance
- Ocean University of China, Bachelor of Science in Economics
CBRE Committee Participation