Ken Pearson is the Platform Director of the CBRE REO Asset Management Group headquartered in Dallas. He leads a dedicated team of over 70 CBRE professionals performing asset management and disposition of foreclosed real estate assets for financial services clients. Mr.Pearson specializes in real estate, distressed real estate assets and bankruptcy and has extensive experience in both the legal and financial sectors.
REO Asset Management, the division of CBRE’s Global Corporate Services platform supporting our country’s financial institutions, has grown extensively during the down economy. The REO Asset Management team currently is a national contractor for the FDIC and has assisted in the management and disposition of real estate assets from over 100 failed financial institutions.
Prior to joining CBRE, he worked at HQ Global Workplaces and served as General Counsel until the company was sold to Regus in 2004. During this time, HQ Global undertook a broad financial restructuring including an 18-month bankruptcy. The financial restructuring involved over $400 million in debt and 350 locations with over 20 million square feet of office space.
In addition, Mr. Pearson has over 15 years of legal experience through his representation of a variety of clients, including the RTC, in loan restructurings, foreclosures and receiverships. He became partner in the Dallas law firm Brown McCaroll, representing institutional clients in acquiring and developing office buildings, apartments and retail projects.