Matt Werner

Global Chief Operating Officer, GWS Enterprise

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Professional Experience

Matt Werner is a 25-year veteran of CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (“GWS”).  Over the course of his career, he has helped develop GWS to become the clear industry leader for real estate and facilities services. 

Matt has held executive roles across all aspects of the business, including sales, solutions, transitions, and on-site account management. He currently deploys his experience and passion for serving clients as Chief Operating Officer, GWS Americas. He is also responsible for Facilities Management line of business strategy, products, platforms, and innovation. 

Matt has worked to advance the profession and the industry. He served as an instructor for CoreNet for a decade, and also on CoreNet’s Global Board of Directors. His current focus is on innovation within facilities management, especially via digital transformation. To this end, he is an executive sponsor of several CBRE initiatives including Host, Efficiency-as-a-Service, Sustainable Tech, and Smart Buildings. 

Matt led the acquisition and integration of Mainstream in 2016, and FacilitySource in 2018.

A graduate of Swarthmore College, Matt lives in Berkeley, CA.