Leah Stearns

Senior Executive, Advisor to the CEO and CFO

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Professional Experience

Leah Stearns is a senior executive at CBRE serving as an advisor to the CEO and CFO.

From May 2019 to July 2021, Ms. Stearns served as Chief Financial Officer with firm-wide responsibility for CBRE’s global finance and accounting organization and executive responsibility for CBRE’s global Business Services Organization and Strategic Programs Office.

Ms. Stearns joined CBRE in May 2019 after 17 years at American Tower Corporation, a leading independent owner, operator and developer of multitenant communications real estate, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of its U.S. division. Earlier she held various corporate finance roles, including Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasurer. She also served as Chief Executive Officer of EMEA, overseeing the region’s operational performance and strategy.