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CBRE Overview

Los Angeles, CA
10000+ employees
Company - Public (CBG)
Real Estate
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
CBRE is the global leader in real estate services. Each year, we complete thousands of successful assignments - with clients from the gamut of industries.

This volume creates market knowledge that allows us to seize opportunities, speed the business process ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Highest Rated CEOs: 2017 (#56)

Best Places to Interview: 2016 (#50)

Company Updates

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CBRE – Why Work For Us?


CBRE is the global leader in real estate services and investment.

Every day, in markets around the globe, we apply our insight, experience and resources to help clients make informed real estate decisions. Every year, we complete thousands of successful assignments across a wide range of markets and real estate service lines.

Our deep experience and expertise allows us to paint a precise picture of global commercial real estate conditions and trends. It allows us to recognize opportunities quickly and take advantage of them.

Our mission is to deliver consistently superior results by:

  • Always putting the client first
  • Bringing the best talent to every assignment
  • Collaborating across markets and service lines
  • Capitalizing on the depth of our market information and insight


CBRE is the world's leading real estate services company–a growing and visionary organization, comprised of the best and brightest professionals. Though we're over 100 years old, we're just getting started. And so is your career.

Find your niche within our dynamic, fast-paced culture. Sharpen your skills with our resources, and expect to take lead roles in a challenging, meaningful career. At CBRE, accomplishing tremendous things is more than possible. It can happen every day.

At CBRE, your career is in your own hands; there’s no need to wait to be shown the way. It’s about how well you perform, not just how long you’ve worked here. You’re encouraged to take intelligent risks and explore new ideas and innovations. Our scale gives you mobility and a broader choice of opportunities.

Imagine the possibilities! Become a part of a vast and innovative company that leads the commercial real estate industry. With opportunity to grow, you will make an impact.

CBRE's Mission

To provide a work environment that attracts, develops, and celebrates the professional success of every individual.

We strive to have a work environment that:

  • Reflects the clients we serve
  • Provides everyone with the opportunity to succeed
  • Values the differences of each individual
  • Recognizes their contributions to our firm's success

CBRE is committed to fulfilling its role as a responsible corporate citizen by supporting and adding value to the communities in which our employees live and work.


 CBRE Cares, the company’s corporate giving and volunteerism arm in the U.S., helps facilitate this effort by serving as an overarching platform to further a variety of charitable endeavors, both large and small in scope. CBRE Cares strives to create real benefit for individuals in need through local community outreach and support, disaster-response initiatives, and locally driven, nationally sanctioned programs.

At CBRE, our core values of Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence are the guiding principles in all that we do. And we approach our commitment to service with the same enthusiasm and creativity as we approach our business, every day. Our professionals are dedicated to bettering the communities where they live and work, and we continue, as a firm, to build on that compassion for the good of those in need, all over the world.



Environmental Sustainability

In response to ongoing global discussion about climate change and its impact on the natural environment, CBRE has committed to minimizing that impact for our company, clients and communities. Buildings are widely viewed as a significant contributor to carbon emissions, and as the world’s largest manager of commercial buildings CBRE has both a responsibility and an opportunity to influence the way buildings are built, sourced, managed, occupied and sold. This ability to drive sustainable real estate practices is a fundamental principal of our environmental leadership.

Guided by our Environmental Sustainability Policy, CBRE’s environmental strategy leverages 11 key areas of environmentally sound performance in our own operations and our client services. The policy provides a set of internal practices and programs that strengthen our own environmental commitment, reflect the best environmental practices we help clients adopt in their own real estate, and provide vital training and education to our professionals.

CBRE recognizes that a thoughtful approach to sustainability and its application to the built environment can create positive impact on our business, the communities in which we live and work, and the health of the planet.

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    I worked at CBRE full-time (More than 5 years)


    Staff has each other's backs for the most part
    Accommodated me in several ways during a prolonged illness
    Large, modern and beautiful office space
    Lots of employee events for stress relief and bonding
    I had a great manager (still there) and worked with a dynamic leader (gone).
    Work/Life balance


    Pay is not even close to market. No bonuses. I had one real raise in five years.
    Stressful reorganizations for the sake of someone leaving "their mark" as a new leader.

    Advice to Management

    Start paying market rate salaries to support personnel.

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CBRE Interviews



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    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at CBRE.


    Phone interview was pretty quick. More of a casual conversation, once that is done if you are chosen you will go on to the next step which is an inperson interview of multiple people.

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CBRE Awards & Accolades

  • LinkedIn Where the World Wants to Work, LinkedIn, 2017
  • Glassdoor's Highest Rated CEO's 2017, Glassdoor, 2017
  • Forbes 2016 America's Best Employes, Forbes, 2016
  • Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies(363), Fortune, 2015
  • Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in America, Achievers, 2015
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