Sue Nam

Global Occupancy Management Operations Lead

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321 N. Clark Street,
Suite 3400,
Chicago, IL, 60654

Sue Nam is the Global Operations Lead for the CBRE Occupancy Management practice. In this role, she leads the benchmarking and analytics program for OM, including ad hoc and annual data collection, visualization, and reporting. She also sets and oversees the overall training strategy, heavily involved with recruiting and redeployment of talent, and building a holistic skills assessment specific to Occupancy Management. In addition, Sue manages communications, knowledge management, and leads thought leadership.

Sue has over 20 years of real estate experience in Occupancy Planning, Space Data Management Implementations, and Program Management for company spin-offs. She excels in molding disparate, complex data sets into easy-to-absorb data visualizations.

In previous roles, Sue has led regional and global Occupancy Planning/MAC teams on large multi-service integrated accounts. She was the primary client liaison with responsibility for the complete delivery of planning services and the development of best practices, especially in relation to using technology and reporting. Sue has also led global Program Management Offices for major business separations related to Honeywell, Motorola, Nokia Siemens Networks and Zebra Technologies. She drove global consistency for strategy development through project execution, stood up an online tracker, and leverage BI for rigorous reporting requirements. She was the OP subject matter expert for the spin-offs, which included integrated issues related to building layout and management, organizational goals, headcount forecast, and lease terms into high-level scenarios.