Professional Experience

Associated Office


1003 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

Norbert Buelsing joined CBRE, Hawaii Office in 2012 as Senior Vice President in Investment Services. Norb has over 45 years of real estate experience and brings a strong track record of success in understanding a wide range of commercial real estate services, from which investor clients will benefit.

Norb was previously President of A&B Properties, Inc., the real estate operating subsidiary of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc (NYSE:ALEX). His responsibilities included acquisition and disposition of income properties for the firm’s eight million square foot income portfolio, as well as oversight of construction and sales of commercial developments and resort projects in Hawaii and on the U.S. mainland. Norb has completed sales and transactions of over 140 commercial properties with an aggregate transactional value in excess of $1.6 billion. Prior to A&B Properties, Buelsing was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Chaney, Brooks & Company during which time it became both the largest real estate firm in Hawaii and one of the five largest property management firms in the United States.


  • University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Arts
  • University of Cincinnati, postgraduate work in real estate


  • Manoa Valley Theatre, board member
  • Hawaii Bicycling League, treasurer
  • Licensed real estate broker in the State of Hawaii