New leader for CBREs Pacific Advisory Transaction Services Occupier business
New leader for CBRE's Pacific Advisory & Transaction Services Occupier business
| 10 November 2016
In a recruitment coup, CBRE has appointed Mark Slater to head its Pacific Advisory & Transaction Services | Occupier business.
Mr Slater has over 20 years’ corporate real estate experience in Australia, the UK and Asia and was most recently Telstra’s General Manager of property strategy and leasing for their global portfolio.
He will commence his new role in early 2017, overseeing a team of close to 50 CBRE professionals in the Tenant Representation, Transaction Management, Portfolio Services and Workplace Strategy areas.
CBRE’s Pacific President & CEO, Ray Pittman, said; “Mark’s appointment follows an extensive industry-wide search to find the right candidate for this significant role - one that will drive the continued evolution of our Advisory & Transaction Services business in the Pacific. This business line offers huge growth potential and provides the platform for us to deliver a truly integrated occupier offering to major domestic clients and international corporates.”
Mr Slater has an outstanding background in portfolio management and strategic planning from his Telstra role, where he led a team of internal and outsourced transaction and lease management professionals.
Prior to his role at Telstra, Mark held senior positions at DTZ, United Group and UGL, following the commencement of his career at CBRE as a Chartered Surveyor in the London valuation department.
Rhys Harvey, Managing Director of CBRE’s Pacific Global Workplace Solutions business, said the appointment highlighted CBRE’s commitment to attracting the industry’s leading property professionals.
“This appointment will further strengthen our platform, help differentiate us from our competitors and ensure we are delivering exceptional outcomes for our occupier clients,” Mr Harvey said.
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