Mary Jo Eaton is Global President of Asset Services and Valuation & Advisory Services (VAS) for CBRE. For Asset Services, she leads a global business line with responsibility for managing more than 2 billion square feet of commercial property. For VAS, she leads a global business line responsible for nearly 470,000 valuation assignments annually around the world.
Prior to her current role, Ms. Eaton was the President of CBRE Florida and Latin America. In this role, Ms. Eaton was responsible for 18 CBRE owned offices and 4 affiliate offices with more than 3,000 employees in Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Ms. Eaton led CBRE’s Florida region since 2011, successfully aligning the firm’s state-wide management, operations and sales professional teams, as well as expanding the firm's full-service capabilities throughout Florida. This includes recruiting numerous sales professionals across the state, rebuilding CBRE’s Asset Services and Project Management business lines in Florida, and establishing marketing, research and operations centers of excellence.
Ms. Eaton also serves as the Executive Sponsor of the CBRE Hispanic and Latin Business Resource Group, the affinity group supporting Hispanic and Latin professionals across the Americas. A champion for inclusion and diversity in the workplace, Ms. Eaton serves on CBRE’s Diversity Council and is also a former board member of The Commonwealth Institute, a non-profit that helps women-led businesses become and stay successful.
With over 26 years of experience in commercial real estate, Ms. Eaton is experienced in virtually every aspect of the real estate business, including brokerage, management and operations, construction management, asset management, acquisition and disposition and contract negotiations. Prior to relocating to Florida in 2011, Ms. Eaton was Managing Director of CBRE's Baltimore office and simultaneously oversaw the firm's Asset Services business in the Baltimore-Washington D.C. region, which consisted of approximately 50 million square feet of retail, office and industrial assets under management. She was also instrumental in the merger of the Trammell Crow Company and CBRE. Ms. Eaton started her career with CBRE as Managing Director of Asset Services in the Philadelphia region, and has held positions with Equity Office Properties Trust (EOP) and Lincoln Property Company.