Bill Bernabei

EMD Client Strategy Consultant

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Professional Experience

Bill Bernabei serves as Executive Managing Director of Digital & Analytics Sales and Solutions of CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions business. Bill focuses on bringing the best of CBRE’s digital transformation and technology solutions to clients during pursuits, renewals and ongoing client sales engagements globally, and bringing the voice of our clients to our product strategy and roadmaps.

Bill has worked in business intelligence and strategic consulting within the commercial real estate industry for more than 18 years. Prior to joining CBRE, Bill worked for JLL where he held several positions both on client accounts and on the enterprise platform. These include: National Operations Director Engineering Services, Director of Performance Management and Technology, Vice President of Strategic Consulting, and various Transaction Management & Portfolio Strategist roles. Bill was also a strategic advisor to JLL’s Global Business Intelligence Board, which supported business intelligence strategy and delivery across the world.


  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Bachelors of Science Degree
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Masters of Science Degree
  • Certified Six Sigma blackbelt

Professional Affiliations

  • OSCRE Board of Directors
  • Analytic Leaders Network (Chicago), Board of Directors

Clients Represented (Representative)

  • Lilly
  • Meta
  • Snowflake