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Industry Veteran Jim Bailey Joins CBRE as a Vice Chairman in Houston

July 6, 2022

Jim Bailey

CBRE announced today that Jim Bailey has joined its Houston Advisory & Transaction Services team as a Vice Chairman. Mr. Bailey will focus on providing leasing and strategic consulting services for office occupier clients, while also introducing CBRE’s wide range of services.

“Jim has been a dominant force in the Houston business community for decades, helping some of the most sophisticated occupier clients navigate dramatic shifts in one of the country’s largest office markets,” said Peter Mainguy, Senior Managing Director & Houston Market Leader at CBRE. “His relationships, expertise, and thoughtful approach to every assignment will generate significant value for our clients, and we are pleased to welcome him as key addition to our team.”

Mr. Bailey is an industry veteran who has brokered some of the largest office lease, sale, and build-to-suit transactions ever in Houston. He previously spent 30 years assisting clients with their office space requirements at Cushman & Wakefield and its predecessor entities in Houston. He most recently served as a Vice Chairman at the firm, where he ranked as a Global Top 10 Producer and was consistently recognized as a one of the top office brokers in Houston by the firm and the Houston Business Journal.

A native Houstonian, Mr. Bailey has an extensive track record as a local business and community leader, serving among others as a trustee of Episcopal High School, Stoney Creek Ranch and member of the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute Council. His professional accolades include multiple recognitions as a Houston NAIOP Broker of the Year and Deal of the Year award winner and finalist, as well as repeat nominations for the Houston Business Journal’s Legacy Award.

“I’m very impressed by the investments CBRE has made in the tools, resources, people and collaborative culture needed to successfully advise clients on every facet of their real estate strategy in today’s dynamic environment,” said Bailey. “I’m also excited to be working alongside a very talented and respected existing team and expanding my relationships across CBRE’s global platform to provide forward-looking strategies for industry-leading companies in Houston and elsewhere.”
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 2021 revenue). The company has more than 105,000 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.