Press Release

Mamadou B. Baldé Joins CBRE as Pittsburgh Market Leader

16 Nov 2021

Mamadou Balde

CBRE announced today that it has appointed Mamadou B. Baldé Managing Director and Market Leader for its Pittsburgh business, effective Jan. 1, 2022. In this role, he will oversee the operations of the company’s Pittsburgh and West Virginia offices and drive its growth strategy for all Advisory Services lines of business, including leasing, sales, valuations, debt & structured finance, and property management.

An attorney by trade, Mr. Baldé most recently served as President of Fulani Millwork, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of high-end custom casework and millwork products for commercial use. Prior to that he worked in affordable housing development and served as In-House Counsel and Vice President of Office Brokerage at Colliers International in Pittsburgh.

“Our Pittsburgh business will benefit from Mamadou’s connectivity in the local business community, and from his leadership as we help our clients realize their business potential through real estate,” said Michael Copella, senior managing director for CBRE’s offices in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Pittsburgh. “His combined experience in commercial real estate, as a successful executive business leader and as an attorney, creates a unique perspective that will greatly benefit our clients in the Pittsburgh market.”

Mr. Baldé earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Liberty University and a Juris Doctor from Liberty University School of Law.

He succeeds Jeffrey Ackerman as Pittsburgh’s Market Leader. Mr. Ackerman will remain at CBRE as an Executive Vice President in Advisory & Transaction Services.
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