Brian Hutcherson is the Regional Manager for the Southwest Region in CBRE’s Public Institutions & Education Solutions practice. In this role, Brian advises municipal and county clients on their real estate strategies, accessing specialty practice lines and services from across CBRE to provide solutions ranging from strategic planning, to transaction management, to development advisory in California, Arizona, and New Mexico.
Brian joins CBRE as a retired Marine Lieutenant Colonel, and was hand-selected as of one CBRE’s first “Hiring Our Heroes” Corporate Fellows. During his fellowship, Brian supported local sales teams within the San Diego market to generate and provide analysis for Broker Opinion of Values across several different product lines, which included investment sales, industrial, and multi-family assets. In addition, Brian was integral in designing and implementing a national strategic recruiting effort within CBRE to identify and recruit top talent from among retiring military personnel.
From his 20 plus years as an active duty Marine, Brian brings a depth of strategic planning, leadership, and project management expertise to the practice. He is adept at leading diverse teams in remote locations, and has partnered with federal agencies such as the U.S. Department of State, USAID, and several U.S. allied nations while serving as a military liaison abroad.