CBRE Group, Inc. Promotes Emma Giamartino to Global Leader of Corporate Development

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) announced that it has promoted Emma Giamartino to Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, with responsibility for leading the company’s mergers and acquisition (M&A) activities globally. Ms. Giamartino’s appointment is effective June 1, 2020.

Ms. Giamartino has led the company’s Americas M&A team since joining CBRE in February 2018 and has played a leadership role in a number of the company’s acquisitions, including Telford Homes and FacilitySource. She was also instrumental in CBRE’s launch of Hana, its flexible workspace business, in late 2018.

“Emma has been a major contributor to the Corporate Development team and has formed great relationships with our business leaders across CBRE,” said Bob Sulentic, the company’s president and chief executive officer. “Her strong background in investment banking and M&A, combined with the deep knowledge of CBRE she has gained over the past two years, will enable her to do great things as our Corporate Development leader.”

Prior to joining CBRE, Ms. Giamartino served as Director of Corporate Development at Verizon Communications, where she executed M&A transactions and strategic investments across that company’s core businesses. Earlier, she was a senior investment banker in Nomura’s technology, media and telecommunications group. She received a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Engineering from Duke University.

Ms. Giamartino’s appointment follows Jim Groch’s announcement of his plans to leave CBRE on June 30 after 35 years of outstanding service to the company.

About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at We routinely post important information on our website, including corporate and investor presentations and financial information. We intend to use our website as a means of disclosing material, non-public information and for complying with our disclosure obligations under Regulation FD. Such disclosures will be included in the Investor Relations section of our website at Accordingly, investors should monitor such portion of our website, in addition to following our press releases, Securities and Exchange filings and public conference calls and webcasts.

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