As the Strategy and Analytics specialist for CBRE’s Cleveland Transaction & Advisory team, R. J.’s responsibilities include management of technology systems, developing and deploying data visualization tools, and building client specific real estate strategies. Relying upon a diverse real estate background and using modern technologies, he transforms data into real estate insights providing exceptional value to clients.
Mr. Burns began his career in 2012 as an Assistant Real Estate Manager in the Cleveland Market. During his tenure in Asset Services, R. J. was responsible for managing the day to day operations of over 1,000,000 SF of Office and Retail assets, including the financial reporting, accounting, coordination of construction, and management of tenant relations. He successfully cut portfolio operating expenses for his clients through the negotiation of new service contracts and reduced capital expenditures through the creation and coordination of competitive bidding processes.