CBRE Reviews

Updated March 29, 2015
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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    Assistant Property Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CBRE

    Pros

    Nice people in the company

    Cons

    CBRE pays the least of all the RE company's in San Diego from what I experienced and heard from others.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful

    Great except 1 person I worked with that told a lie and got me fired

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tulsa, OK

    I worked at CBRE

    Pros

    Loved my job there and had a good atmosphere other than this one person that was evil.

    Cons

    Great opportunity if they got rid of this one person

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to find out how she really is when management is not around talks behind everyones back including upper management and then is real nice to their face.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. Solid experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CBRE full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Decent benefits, direct manager was awesome

    Cons

    Little flexiblity with hours and repetitive tasks

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. Is #1 always the beat choice?

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    Former Employee - Transaction Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Transaction Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at CBRE

    Pros

    Working for the most highly-recognizes, best-in-class firm is great for your resume.

    Cons

    If you don't sit at hq there is no way to ensure your work or accomplishments
    Will be seen beyond your manager since there are so many reporting layers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more involved with your in-the-field crew to boost team morale.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Great Start to my career

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CBRE

    Pros

    It was a good place to get my foot in the door after college. The people are fun and the pay is very good.

    Cons

    Not much movement in the creative area. Additionally there was seemingly no preparation time for anything.

  7. 1 person found this helpful

    Building Engineer

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    Former Employee - Building Engineer in Round Lake, IL
    Former Employee - Building Engineer in Round Lake, IL

    I worked at CBRE full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay and benefits. All depends on what account you work on.

    Cons

    Certain accounts lose track of CBRE as a whole. Everything evolves around cost savings and cut backs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Train existing employees more often, advise college reimbursement.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. Lifelong Career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CBRE full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Decent benefits, fun work environment, focus on employees and customers, flexibility

    Cons

    Buearocratic - but what company isn't. 401k could be better

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on hiring and promoting people at market competitive rates

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Slow progressing industry means stifled creativity

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I have been working at CBRE full-time

    Pros

    Decent place to work, Friendly coworkers, Strong brand name

    Cons

    Slow processes, Does not want to manage unrealistic expectations, management needs more managerial training

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in training managers. Managing is not a natural skill for all people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful

    regime change

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CBRE full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    company is first rate when it comes to supplying needed equipment, training, tools. They give great first impressions. They work hard and i can work side by side with the best of them.

    Cons

    They have a dark side. They play not so nice . thinking you're working for #1 so that counts for a lot. They lack communicative skills as to direction and they tend to give curve balls .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be honest to non management. being two face isn't truthful.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Platform Analyst

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    Former Employee - Platform Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Platform Analyst in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at CBRE full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefit package and working environment

    Cons

    The salary was at my minimum expectation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To keep quality employees improve salaries

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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