Franklin R. Alvarado

Senior Managing Director

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200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166

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Frank Alvarado is CBRE’s Global Head of Enterprise Project Management. He is responsible for a team delivering global programs and projects across all industry sectors. His team is responsible for all aspects of project development, execution and delivery, including strategic planning, site acquisition, design and construction coordination, procurement, budget and schedule management, quality control and relocation.

Frank brings a unique background in both architecture and business administration to his assignments, as well as more than 20 years of experience managing various types of projects and programs. Prior to joining CBRE, Frank was a Regional Director with the Mace Group, where he managed the strategic planning, operations and growth of Mace’s project, program and cost management consultancy. Frank’s previous experience includes a Managing Director role for Project Management for the Northeast and Latin America market for Jones Lang LaSalle, where he was responsible for overseeing a staff of more than 50 project managers and other technical staff.


  • City University of New York – Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business, Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management 
  • Syracuse University, Bachelor of Architecture 
  • Motorola University, Six Sigma Training 
  • New York University, Various continuing education courses in business, marketing and real estate development

Significant Assignments

  • Time Warner | Headquarters (office, retail and broadcast facilities) and development agreement | 900,000 sq. ft. 
  • One World Trade Center | Development agreement negotiation in sale | 1 million sq. ft. 
  • Grey Advertising | Headquarters site selection and lease negotiation | 600,000 sq. ft. 
  • Ogilvy & Mather | Headquarters lease negotiation | 700,000 sq. ft. 
  • BBVA Bancomer | New office towers, Mexico City | 2 million sq. ft.  
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey | Transition to multi-tenant building on behalf of owner | 450,000 sq. ft. 
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey | Occupancy of 4 World Trade Center | 650,000 sq. ft.
  • Westchester Medical Center | Development management and owner representation of 300,000-sq.-ft. new medical office building on campus
  • Madison Square Garden | Renovation and transformation