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CBRE Welcomes George Denise as Project Management Director in Hawaii

June 20, 2023

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CBRE announced today that George Denise has joined the company as Director of Project Management for the Hawaii region. In this role, Mr. Denise will lead the office’s Project Management team and work with Project Manager Marc Alojepan to manage complex construction and renovation projects for retail, office, hospitality and institutional properties.

Mr. Denise has more than 20 years of multinational experience in commercial construction and development. Before joining CBRE, Mr. Denise worked for Swinerton in multiple locations and spent the last three years as Project Executive with its Honolulu Division, where he oversaw the tenant improvement & renovation and facilities services departments. He also directed the management of multiple concurrent projects ranging in size from $250,000 to $30 million, and he was responsible for new business, proposal and employee development.

“Throughout his career, George has had a hand in the construction or renovation of Hawaii’s most prominent buildings. Moreover, his work in every facet of commercial construction has made him a prominent and highly respected professional across the islands,” said CBRE’s Blair Bonuccelli, Managing Director and Market Leader, Hawaii. “George’s proficiency in project development and management, budgeting, estimating and energy analysis will strengthen the level of service we offer our clients and help grow our market share.”

Prior to Swinerton, Mr. Denise served as a Project and Operations Manager for Integrated Building Solutions in San Ramon, California, where he oversaw the firm’s office administration and operations and served as an energy analyst for large corporate clients in the tech industry and public sector. He was also an Associate Vice President with Construction Management & Development in Honolulu, where he focused on project and LEED certification management for large, multi-residential developments and hotels.

“We’re pleased to welcome George to CBRE,” said Steven S. Shupp, Managing Director for CBRE Project Management in San Diego and Hawaii. “His past involvement in some of the market’s most iconic projects, project management expertise, and deep local relationships will only solidify our reputation for delivering projects on time and on budget.”

Mr. Denise earned an MBA from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a bachelor’s degree in International Business from Azusa Pacific University. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a licensed contractor in the State of Hawaii. Mr. Denise is also a member of the US Green Building Council and CoreNet Global, Vice Chair of the Workforce Development committee for the General Contractors Association of Hawaii, and President of the Hawaii Chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace.

About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2022 revenue). The company has approximately 115,000 employees (excluding Turner & Townsend employees) serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.