Leah Stearns is CBRE’s Chief Financial Officer with firm-wide responsibility for CBRE’s global finance and accounting organization, including tax, treasury, balance sheet management, financial planning & analytics and investor relations. In addition, she has executive oversight for CBRE’s Strategic Programs Office, Investment Accounting & Reporting Solutions and Internal Audit.
Ms. Stearns joined CBRE in May 2019 from American Tower Corporation, 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, with responsibilities for financial planning and analysis, investor relations, insurance, capital markets, and treasury operations. She also served as Chief Executive Officer of EMEA, overseeing the region’s operational performance and strategy.
Ms. Stearns joined American Tower, a leading independent owner, operator and developer of multitenant communications real estate, in 2001.
- CBRE, Global Operating Committee
- The Brookline Center, Board of Directors
- Boston College – Carroll School, Master of Business Administration
- Boston University – Questrom School of Business, Bachelor of Science