Brad is a corporate advisory veteran of 20 years and the leader of CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions Portfolio Advisory and Transaction Services team in Cincinnati, Ohio. His team is one of a few designated hub centers of excellence within CBRE for best-in-class delivery of portfolio-centric transaction management and total occupancy optimization programs to large corporate occupiers.
Brad specializes in driving aggressive performance of corporate real estate portfolios and related indirect spend budgets to maximize balance sheet, capital deployment, and tax impact of occupancy decisions aligned with client business objectives. Real estate transaction programs range from lease restructuring, surplus property dispositions, strategic acquisitions and relocations, M&A consulting, portfolio optimization, and other CAPEX and OPEX savings initiatives. Brad’s team has proven to deliver these services, year-over-year, at a 14-to-1 Value-to-Fee ratio.
Brad and his team serve as trusted partner to companies in a wide spectrum of industries—including logistics, manufacturing, energy sector, outsourcing services, healthcare, insurance, textiles, automotive, banking, retail, building products, and diversified industrial products. In this capacity, Brad and his team are responsible for over $1B in spend and manage ongoing optimization programs across 75 million square feet in more than 60 countries.
Brad and his team have been recognized by clients for superior service excellence and have received Supplier of the Year awards on numerous occasions. Brad fulfills active leadership positions on several company advisory boards focused on service quality and innovation, and is a past recipient of The Cincinnati Cup—voted on by peers based on demonstrating the highest qualities of teamwork, integrity, loyalty, leadership and professionalism.
Client Supplier of the Year Awards – 2 Years
Top 20% CBRE Professionals in Americas – 7 Years
#1 Professional CBRE Cincinnati Office – 10 years
CBRE Transaction Management Excellence Team Award – 2 Years
Cincinnati Cup Recipient (Top Professional Honor with CBRE Cincinnati)
Commercial Real Estate Top Producers Club – Every Year
Peer Review Committee Member (Ford Motor Company account)
Council of Supply Chain Management - Member
CBRE Supply Chain Collective – Select Group of Advisory Professionals
CoreNet Global - Professional Association for Corporate Real Estate Executives
Ohio University Alumni Association
Ohio University, BBA
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
One City Foundation, TeamWorks Mentor Certification
National Kidney Foundation – Board Development Chairperson
One City Foundation, TeamWorks - Adult Employment Mentor
Alzheimers Association - Advocate Network Member
CBRE Cares - Shelter Program
Crossroads - Community Outreach Programs
The team is comprised of a deep and diverse group of professionals who specialize in driving progressive corporate portfolio optimization and real estate transaction management programs. The team maintains total outcome accountability—from up-front savings diagnostic scope through downstream strategy implementation—with performance governed by transparent KPI results at the individual transaction level as well as with portfolio and annual spend run rate controls.
The team is a trusted partner to companies in a wide spectrum of industries and maintains a value-to-fee ratio of 14-to-1 across all client accounts. The team is responsible for over $1B in client occupancy spend—and manages ongoing optimization initiatives including the full array of real estate transactions including property acquisitions, dispositions, sale leasebacks, build-to-suits and alternative financing structures—across 75 million square feet in more than 60 countries.
The team is an early adopter of new technologies and several of the team’s leaders are Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified. These two key elements, combined with the quality and experience of the team’s professionals contribute to the exceptional outcomes delivered for their clients. The team has been recognized on numerous occasions with client supplier of the year award recognition as well as with an array of accolades within CBRE for service excellence and innovation.