CBRE Reviews

Updated September 2, 2015
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CBRE President & CEO Robert E. Sulentic
Robert E. Sulentic
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Pros
  • The work-life balance was very good (in 28 reviews)

  • Leading Commercial Real Estate firm in New England with ability to leverage CBRE's global platform (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance is non-existent (in 17 reviews)

  • The confidence in upper management has faltered due to the fact that they do not support the recriuiters or provide any guidance for the future (in 21 reviews)

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  1. Business Analyst

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Redmond, WA
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    There seems to be a lot of emphasis on when you're ready to move forward and upward with a different position. They pride themselves in retaining talent and the interviewing process was lengthy.

    Cons

    Expected to be available at any time and adjust to last minute requests for quick turnover tasks. Most people are emailing at 10pm and/or 5am.


  2. Great Company Great People

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Energy & Sustainability Program Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Energy & Sustainability Program Manager in Boston, MA

    I have been working at CBRE (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good brand to work for

    Cons

    career advancement can be difficult


  3. Overall culture

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    Current Employee - Vice President of PMO in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Vice President of PMO in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at CBRE full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great work life balance along with downtown location

    Cons

    salary seem to be low for company of this size


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  5. Best In Class

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    Current Employee - Marketing Director in Huntington Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Marketing Director in Huntington Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CBRE (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Global company that moves with agility. Looking for innovative ways to conduct business. Career growth.

    Cons

    Matrixed organization that can be difficult to navigate.

    Advice to Management

    Distribute the training more evenly.


  6. Facility Maintenance

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible with great benefits

    Cons

    Im decentralized with my position from headquarters


  7. Good firm

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Collegial culture, and a top real estate firm. Everyone knows who CBRE is.

    Cons

    Pay can be considered below market


  8. BA

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CBRE (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    did not find any cons in cbre


  9. CBRE

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    Current Employee - Stationary Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Stationary Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at CBRE full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment. Great team. Great management team.

    Cons

    The only downside that I can think of is the distance I have to travel to get to the career I thoroughly love.

    Advice to Management

    The management team is amazing. They're so supportive of the engineers and always consider our knowledge of the building and it's systems before making a decision.


  10. Great Company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people to work with, there were always activities and events planned for the employees. There is also plenty of opportunity to move up in the company.

    Cons

    Work can be a little redundant at times


  11. good experience

    Former Employee - Operating Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Operating Engineer in Dallas, TX

    Pros

    great people to work with

    Cons

    was forced out of job due to a transition between CBRE and their client

    Advice to Management

    try harder to make sure you keep quality people



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