Professional Experience

Associated Office


3550 Lenox Road NE,
Suite 2300,
Atlanta, GA, 30326

Jim has held various leadership roles within the CBRE Global Workplace Solutions business during his 30+year career at CBRE. In his most recent role as Global CEO, GWS | Enterprise, Jim was responsible for a global team of over 35,000 professionals that serve ~150 clients that include many of the world’s leading corporations. The GWS | Enterprise team is known for, and is, intensely focused on delivering market-leading, bespoke solutions and world-class outcomes to a select group of large and leading occupier clients globally.

Jim started his career as an architect in 1983 with a large, Dallas-based A&E firm and joined Trammell Crow Company (acquired by CBRE in 2006) as a marketing representative in 1988.

In his current capacity as Chairman of GWS | Enterprise, Jim will continue to bring unique global operating experience, strategic and financial insight, and marketing expertise to our clients and business until he retires at the end of 2021.