Robert Perry is President of the Americas Real Estate Division and Head of Strategic Partners U.S. for CBRE Global Investors. Mr. Perry is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Global Investment Committee, Americas Direct Real Estate Investment Committee and Senior Leadership Council.
In his capacity as President, Mr. Perry is responsible for all elements of investment execution in the Americas, including acquisition, disposition, asset management, development, redevelopment and asset finance.
In his role as Head of Strategic Partners U.S., Mr. Perry is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s enhanced return investment activity, including existing and future Strategic Partners funds. Mr. Perry leads capital raising, investment and operations decisions, and financing strategy. He is the Portfolio Manager for CBRE Strategic Partners U.S. Value 8 and 9.
Mr. Perry previously served as the leader of the North American real estate business for CarVal Investors, a global alternative investment fund manager and a subsidiary of Cargill, the largest privately held corporation in the United States by revenue.1 In that capacity, Mr. Perry was responsible for investment management and implementation for equity and credit investments, capital raising and investor relations. He served as Chairman of the Real Estate Investment Committee for North America and as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Mr. Perry also has extensive experience in real estate finance. Mr. Perry’s experience includes acquiring large international real estate debt and equity portfolios across the Americas and Asia, leading several public to private executions, as well as being involved in several initial public offerings in the U.S. and Canada.
Mr. Perry earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate Investment Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Perry is a past president of the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association (WREAA) and an active member of ULI and PREA.