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John Belbusti

Senior Managing Director

John Belbusti

Senior Managing Director
+1 646 2299637

New York City

200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
+1 212 9848000
+1 212 9848040

Professional Experience



 Based in New York, NY, John joined CBRE as the Global Alliance Director for a global financial services client account in, 2015. He leads a 750 person team responsible for providing facilities and project management services to more than 50 MM square feet of office, retail and data center facilites in North America, LatAm and APAC.

Leveraging strong organizational change management skills and team-based collaborative decision making, John led a complete transformation of the account organization and service delivery model that improved facility reliability, cost controls, efficiency and customer satisfaction. Key achievements include:

  • 8% annual operational savings (+$30 MM)
  • Improved engineering operations (100% up time; self-performance increase of 20%)
  • On-time and budget delivery of +$100 MM in projects
  • A world class safety rating (TRIR below 1.0)
  • Systematic leverage of lean six sigma principles and analytics to improve engineering performance, service quality (for both the account team and vendor partners), sourcing operations and capital planning
  • Sustainability efforts that have achieved significant energy savings including LED retrofit, water conservation and phase change insulation

Prior to joining CBRE, John was the Director of Business Analytics for McKinsey & Company’s global corporate services based in New York City.  In that role, he oversaw strategic reporting for Global Real Estate and Procurement, global market strategies, cost-effective facilities management and end user relationship management. He directed goal alignment and mutual accountability for achieving corporate goals and managed executive committee presentations for specific service line leaders.  John was further responsible for driving real estate portfolio strategies, sourcing strategies and travel management; leveraging support of internal and external leaders. He performed site selection of global shared services centers and developed office design guidelines.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditation


  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Licensed Architect – New York, Connecticut, NCARB
  • Henry Adams Medal, American Institute of Architects

Education


  • New York University School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Pratt Institute, Bachelors of Architecture


Clients


  • McKinsey & Company
  • Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan LLP
  • Various Architecture Firms


John Belbusti

Senior Managing Director
+1 646 2299637

New York City

200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
+1 212 9848000
+1 212 9848040