Odette de Lusignan is a senior leader for finance, accounting and reporting. She has a broad real estate finance and accounting background in asset, property, facility, and construction management encompassing all types of commercial real estate. She is strong in cross –team collaboration and partnering with the client to deliver innovative solutions to a constantly changing environment.
Currently Odette is the Senior Director on CBRE’s Microsoft IFM Account. She leads a 25 person on-site accounting and reporting team which handles the facility management and project management for Puget Sound and North America. She maintains financial integrity through multiple systems, processes and tools which deliver monthly and quarterly financial and metric information. Her team in directly involved in the budgeting and forecasting for each of the sites managed. Each time the portfolio and/or scope has increased she has driven the reengineering of the financial systems to ensure efficiency and produce accurate and consistent financial and operational reporting.
Prior to her current role on the Microsoft account, Ms. de Lusignan has been Regional Controller for both Grubb & Ellis Management Services, Inc and CBRE Inc. In these roles she has folded in acquired businesses, conducted numerous transitions, developed and maintained financial systems and brought accounting and reporting consistency across multiple offices and clients for all types of commercial real estate.
Ms. de Lusignan has also worked for an asset management company, Karsten Realty Advisors as Vice President Client Reporting. She supervised asset accounting efforts of third party managers, was responsible for monthly and quarterly financial reports based on current value reporting and developed annual budgets and business plans for commercial real estate for several pension fund clients.
She began her accounting career in public accounting at Deloitte and Touche and is a Certified Public Account (California). She specialized in the real estate industry.