People: CBRE Group Inc (CBG)

CBG on New York Consolidated

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21 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Raymond Wirta

70 2014 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert Sulentic

57 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Groch

52 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Global Director - Corporate Development

Robert Blain

2014 Executive Chairman, Asia Pacific (APAC)

Calvin Frese

57 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Americas

Matthew Khourie

58 2012 Chief Executive Officer of CBRE Global Investors

Daniel Queenan

2014 Chief Executive Officer of its Asia Pacific (APAC)

Martin Samworth

2014 Chief Executive Officer, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Michael Strong

66 2014 Executive Chairman—Europe, Middle East and Africa(EMEA)

Michael Lafitte

53 2013 Chief Operating Officer

Laurence Midler

49 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Gil Borok

46 2014 Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer

J. Christopher Kirk

48 2012 Chief Administrative Officer

Arlin Gaffner

56 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Americas

Richard Blum

78 2014 Lead Independent Director

Brandon Boze

32 2012 Independent Director

Curtis Feeny

2006 Independent Director

Bradford Freeman

72 2001 Independent Director

Michael Kantor

74 2004 Independent Director

Frederic Malek

77 2001 Independent Director

Laura Tyson

66 2010 Independent Director

Gary Wilson

74 2001 Independent Director

Steve Laco

2013 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Raymond Wirta

Mr. Ray Wirta is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of CBRE Group Inc. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of The Koll Company since November 2009. Mr. Wirta served as our Chief Executive Officer from September 2001 to June 2005, and Chief Executive Officer of predecessor company, CBRE Services, Inc., from May 1999 to September 2001. He also served as Chief Operating Officer of that predecessor company from May 1998 to May 1999. Mr. Wirta served as a director and Non-Executive Chairman of Realty Finance Corporation, where he was the Chairman from May 2005 through August 2009. He also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer and President of that company from April 2007 to September 2007. He brings to the Board many years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, including a depth of knowledge about real estate investment management and development and operational experience in our business operations as former chief executive officer. Mr. Wirta holds a B.A. from California State University, Long Beach and an M.B.A. in International Management from Golden Gate University.

Robert Sulentic

Mr. Robert E. Sulentic is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of CBRE Group Inc. He previously served as the President of the Development Services business from December 2006 to April 2011 and the Chief Financial Officer from March 2009 and the Group President from July 2009, each until March 2010. Mr. Sulentic was a member of the Board and Group President of Development Services, Asia Pacific and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) from December 2006 through March 2009. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Trammell Crow Company from October 2000 through the acquisition of that company in December 2006 and prior to that served as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 1998 to October 2000.

James Groch

Mr. James R. Groch has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Global Director - Corporate Development of the Company, effective March 4, 2014. Mr. Groch served as Global Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Finance from January 2009 until March 04, 2014. From 2006 to 2009, he served as the Chief Investment Officer, President of Funds and Investment Management and Director of Corporate Finance of our subsidiary, Trammell Crow Company; he served in the Chief Investment Officer role at Trammell Crow Company from 1998 and added the roles of President of Funds and Investment Management and Director of Corporate Finance from 2000 until our acquisition of Trammell Crow Company in December 2006. From 1997 to 1998, Mr. Groch served as Trammell Crow Company’s President of Development and Investments for the Eastern U.S. and was Managing Director of Trammell Crow Northeast from 1991until 1997. In 1988, Mr. Groch became a partner in Trammell Crow Company after joining that company three years earlier. Mr. Groch holds a B.A. of Economics from Dickenson College and a M.B.A. from Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Robert Blain

Mr. Robert Blain is Executive Chairman, Asia Pacific (APAC) of CBRE Group Inc. Prior to such time, he was employed by Colliers International Property Consultants, Inc., and served as a Regional Investment Director from 1995 to 1998, its Australia Director from 1999 to 2000 and as its Chief Executive—New South Wales from 2000 to February 2002. Mr. Blain holds a diploma in Land Economy from the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales, and is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, UK and a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute.

Calvin Frese

Mr. Calvin W. Frese, Jr., is Chief Executive Officer, Americas of CBRE Group Inc. Mr. Frese has been the Chief Executive Officer—Americas since July 2012. He previously served as Group President—Global Services from December 2010 to July 2012 and President—Global Services from March 2010 to December 2010. He also served as Global Chief Operating Officer from January 2009 to March 2010 and as President of Americas Operations from January 2005 until August 2009. Prior to this, Mr. Frese served as Chief Operating Officer of the Americas beginning in 2001, and prior to that as Executive Managing Director of the Central Region from 1998 to 2001. From 1989 to 1998, Mr. Frese was General Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Whittier Partners, a New England-based full-service real estate company and joint venture partner of CBRE. He holds a B.A. from Trinity College and an M.S. in Accounting from the New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Matthew Khourie

Mr. Matthew S. Khourie is Chief Executive Officer of CBRE Global Investors., the subsidiary of CBRE Group Inc. Prior to that, he served as its Global President from November 2011 to December 2012, Chief Executive Officer from April 2010 to November 2011 and President from July 2009 to April 2010 of CBRE Investors. Mr. Khourie previously served 29 years with Trammell Crow Company, where he most recently served as President, Development & Investment, Southeast United States until July 2009. Mr. Khourie holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of California, Davis and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Daniel Queenan

Mr. Daniel Queenan is Chief Executive Officer of its Asia Pacific (APAC) of the Company. Mr. Queenan previously served as Chief Operating Officer, APAC, where he shared responsibility for managing the region’s day-to-day operations. In his new role, Mr. Queenan will oversee operational management of APAC. In addition, Mr. Queenan continues to serve as Chief Executive Officer of CBRE’s development services subsidiary, Trammell Crow Company.

Martin Samworth

Mr. Martin Samworth is Chief Executive Officer, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) of the Company. Mr. Samworth previously served as Managing Director, EMEA, where he oversaw operational management of the region.

Michael Strong

Mr. Michael J. Strong is an Executive Chairman—Europe, Middle East and Africa(EMEA) since March 2014. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer—EMEA from September 2012 to March 2014 and as our President—EMEA from July 2005 to March 2014. He served as Chairman of Insignia Richard Ellis in Europe from 2000, and continued to perform this role until being appointed President—EMEA in 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Strong was a Partner of Richard Ellis prior to its acquisition by the company in 1998. He was appointed a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in October 1986.

Michael Lafitte

Mr. Michael J. Lafitte is Chief Operating Officer of CBRE Group, Inc. Mr. Lafitte had served as Global President of Company's Services business since July 2012. He previously served as President of Company's Americas business from August 2009 to July 2012 and President of Company's Institutional & Corporate Services business beginning in December 2006. He served as President, Global Services of Trammell Crow Company from June 2003 until acquisition of that company in December 2006, and prior to that served as Trammell Crow Company’s Chief Operating Officer, Global Services beginning in September 2002. Mr. Lafitte holds a B.B.A. from the University of Texas and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.

Laurence Midler

Mr. Laurence H. Midler is an Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of CBRE Group Inc. He has been Executive Vice President and General Counsel since April 2004. He also serves as Secretary. Mr. Midler previously served as Chief Compliance Officer from April 2004 to January 2014. Mr. Midler served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to Micro Warehouse, Inc., from July 2001 until the acquisition of its North American businesses in September 2003. From the time of the acquisition until March 2004, Mr. Midler served as sole director, President and Chief Executive Officer to manage the process of selling the company’s European operations and winding up the company’s affairs. He served as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of Micro Warehouse, Inc. from September 1998 until July 2001. Mr. Midler began his legal career as an associate at Latham & Watkins, a global law firm, in 1990. He holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia and a J.D. degree from The New York University School of Law.

Gil Borok

Mr. Gil Borok, CPA, has been appointed as Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company, effective March 04, 2014. Mr. Borok has served as an Executive Vice President of the Company since October 2002 and will have served as our Chief Financial Officer from March 2010 until March 2014. He previously served as our Chief Financial Officer—Americas from March 2009 to March 2010 and as our Chief Accounting Officer from January 2007 until March 2010. He also served as our Interim Chief Financial Officer from December 2008 to March 2009 and as our Global Controller from October 2002 to January 2007. Prior to that, he was Corporate Controller of Dole Food Company, Inc. from August 1999 to October 2002. Mr. Borok is a certified public accountant in the State of California. He holds a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh and a M.B.A. from the Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles.

J. Christopher Kirk

Mr. J. Christopher Kirk is Chief Administrative Officer of CBRE Group Inc. He was Global Director of Human Resources from June 2010 to July 2012. Mr. Kirk previously served as the Chief Operating Officer from 2007 to July 2011 and General Counsel from 2001 to 2011 of Trammell Crow Company. Prior to joining Trammell Crow Company, Mr. Kirk was a partner at the Dallas office of Vinson & Elkins LLP, where he was a corporate finance, securities and M&A lawyer. Mr. Kirk holds a B.B.A. and an M.B.A. from the University of Texas and a J.D. degree from the University of Texas School of Law.

Arlin Gaffner

Mr. Arlin E. Gaffner has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Americas of the Company, effective March 4, 2014. He is no longer Chief Accounting Officer of CBRE Group Inc., effective March 4, 2014. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Trammell Crow Company, which operates Development Services business, from acquisition of that company in December 2006 through December 2011. Mr. Gaffner was the Chief Accounting Officer of Trammell Crow Company from January 2002 until December 2006. Mr. Gaffner is a certified public accountant and holds a B.S. from Oral Roberts University.

Richard Blum

Mr. Richard C. Blum is Lead Independent Director of CBRE Group Inc. He is the Chairman and a member of the Management Committee of Blum Capital Partners, L.P., a long-term strategic equity investment management firm that acts as general partner for various investment partnerships and provides investment advisory services, which he founded in 1975. Mr. Blum has experience in the capital markets and securities business, and broad knowledge of our business through his many years of experience on our Board. He has experience serving as a director of other companies and he currently serves on the board of directors of Pacific Alliance Group Holdings Ltd. He previously served on the boards of directors of Fairmont Raffles Holdings International Ltd., Current Media, L.L.C., Glenborough Realty Trust Incorporated and URS Corporation. Mr. Blum holds a B.A. and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Brandon Boze

Mr. Brandon B. Boze is an Independent Director of CBRE Group, Inc. Mr. Boze is a Partner at ValueAct Capital, a privately owned investment firm. Prior to joining ValueAct Capital in August 2005, Mr. Boze was an investment banker at Lehman Brothers, focused on power utilities and later technology mergers and acquisitions. He brings to the Board experience in finance, strategy and mergers and acquisitions as well as deep knowledge of our business as a Partner at a significant shareholder. Mr. Boze has previously served on the board of directors of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International. Mr. Boze holds a B.E. from Vanderbilt University and is a CFA charterholder.

Curtis Feeny

Mr. Curtis F. Feeny is an Independent Director of CBRE Group Inc. Mr. Feeny has been a Managing Director of Voyager Capital, a venture capital firm, since January 2000. From 1992 through 1999, Mr. Feeny served as Executive Vice President of Stanford Management Co., which manages the Stanford University endowment, during which time the endowment’s assets under management grew from $1.5 billion to $9.0 billion. He brings broad knowledge of the commercial real estate industry and our business from his service as an employee and later director of Trammell Crow Company as well as from his many years of service as Chair of our Audit Committee. He also has broad experience counseling companies through growth and experience in corporate finance matters. He previously served on the board of directors of Trammell Crow Company, which we acquired in 2006. Mr. Feeny holds a B.S. from Texas A&M University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Bradford Freeman

Mr. Bradford M. Freeman is an Independent Director of CBRE Group Inc. He is a founding partner of Freeman Spogli & Co. Incorporated, a private investment company founded in 1983. Mr. Freeman brings experience in the capital markets and securities business to the Board, in addition to his operating experience from running a large investment management company engaged in mergers and acquisitions, and a broad knowledge of our business through his many years of experience on our Board and service as Chair of our Governance Committee. Mr. Freeman is a member of the board of directors of Edison International. Mr. Freeman holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Michael Kantor

Mr. Michael Kantor is an Independent Director of CBRE Group Inc. He has been a partner with the law firm of Mayer Brown LLP since March 1997. From 1993 to 1996, he served as the U.S. Trade Representative and from 1996 to 1997 as U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Mr. Kantor brings to the Board many years of experience as a lawyer counseling companies and their boards of directors on corporate, mergers and acquisitions and governance issues. He also has a broad knowledge of our business from his many years of experience on our Board and extensive knowledge and experience in government and foreign markets, including Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America, where we have significant operations. Mr. Kantor is a member of the advisory board of directors of ING USA and a member of the international advisory board of Fleishman-Hillard. Mr. Kantor holds a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. from Georgetown University.

Frederic Malek

Mr. Frederic V. Malek is an Independent Director of CBRE Group Inc. He serves as Chairman of Thayer Lodging Group, a sponsor of private hotel real estate investment trusts which he founded in 1991. Mr. Malek has experience in real estate investments and a broad knowledge of our business from his many years of experience on our Board. He also brings to the Board operational experience as a former president of Marriott International, Inc., and is knowledgeable in corporate finance and experienced as an audit committee member. Mr. Malek is a member of the board of directors of Dupont Fabros Technology, Inc. He previously served on the boards of directors of Automatic Data Processing Corp., the Federal National Mortgage Association, Northwest Airlines Corporation and FPL Group, Inc. Mr. Malek holds a B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Laura Tyson

Dr. Laura D'Andrea Tyson, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of CBRE Group Inc. Dr. Tyson has been a Professor at the Walter A. Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley since January 2007. She has also been the Director of the Institute for Business and Social Impact at the Haas School since July 2013. Dr. Tyson was previously Dean of the London Business School from January 2002 to December 2006 and Dean of the Walter A. Haas School of Business from July 1998 to December 2001, and was Professor of Business Administration and Economics there from January 1997 to June 1998. She was a member of President Clinton’s cabinet from 1993 through 1996. During that time she served as the Chair of the National Economic Council and as the National Economic Adviser to the President of the United States from February 1995 to December 1996, and she was the first woman to Chair the White House Council of Economic Advisers, in which capacity she served from January 1993 to February 1995. Dr. Tyson served as a member of President Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board from 2009 through 2011 and as a member of President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness from 2011 through 2012. She served as a member of the U.S. State Department Foreign Affairs Policy Board from 2011 to 2013. Dr. Tyson serves on the boards of directors of AT&T Inc., Morgan Stanley and Silver Spring Networks, Inc. She also serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Blum Center for Developing Economies at the University of California, Berkeley and of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the non-profit Jacobs Foundation. She previously served on the board of directors of Eastman Kodak Company. Dr. Tyson holds a B.A. from Smith College and a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Gary Wilson

Mr. Gary L. Wilson is an Independent Director of CBRE Group Inc.Mr. Wilson has been a private investor and General Partner of Manhattan Pacific Partners since May 2009. He previously served as Chairman of Northwest Airlines Corporation from April 1997 to May 2007 and prior to that as its Co-Chairman from January 1991 to April 1997. He brings experience from serving on the boards of directors of complex global organizations, and has a broad knowledge of our business through his many years of experience on our Board. He also brings to the Board operational experience as a former chief financial officer of major public companies, including The Walt Disney Company and Marriott International, Inc., and is knowledgeable in corporate finance and experienced as an audit committee member. He is also a Trustee Emeritus of Duke University and a member of the Board of Overseers of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He previously served on the boards of directors of Northwest Airlines, Inc., The Walt Disney Company and Yahoo! Inc. Mr. Wilson holds a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Steve Laco

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Raymond Wirta

1,302,486 53,690,900

Robert Sulentic

47,609 303,269

James Groch

0 0

Robert Blain

306,500 6,562,430

Calvin Frese

382,063 12,053,924

Matthew Khourie

0 0

Daniel Queenan

0 0

Martin Samworth

0 0

Michael Strong

30,000 119,900

Michael Lafitte

119,730 2,127,200

Laurence Midler

60,000 1,438,648

Gil Borok

16,875 27,928

J. Christopher Kirk

0 0

Arlin Gaffner

0 0

Richard Blum

0 0

Brandon Boze

0 0

Curtis Feeny

0 0

Bradford Freeman

0 0

Michael Kantor

0 0

Frederic Malek

0 0

Laura Tyson

0 0

Gary Wilson

0 0

Steve Laco

0 0
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