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Chris Kirk

Global Chief Operating Officer and Global Chief Operating Officer, Advisory Services

Professional Experience

Chris Kirk serves as CBRE’s Global Chief Operating Officer and Global Chief Operating Officer for the Advisory Services business segment. In these roles, he has executive responsibility for the Advisory Services businesses in EMEA and APAC, the Hana and Host businesses and coordinating the delivery of Digital & Technology, People and Finance functions to the Advisory Services businesses globally. He also coordinates the agenda and workflow of the company’s Global Executive Committee and oversees M&A integrations.

He previously had executive oversight of key Functional Area, including People, Sourcing & Procurement, Corporate Communications, Marketing and Research, and earlier served as Chief Executive Talent and Administrative Officer, and before that, Global Director of Human Resources. He is a member of the company’s Global Executive Committee.

Mr. Kirk joined Trammell Crow Company, CBRE’s real estate development services subsidiary, in 2001, where he held several senior management positions, including Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. During his time with Trammell Crow Company he oversaw several management and administrative functions including investment management, legal/risk, human resources and corporate communications and marketing.

Prior to joining Trammell Crow Company, Mr. Kirk was a partner in the Dallas office of Vinson & Elkins, where he was a corporate finance, securities and M&A lawyer.