Human Rights Campaign Names CBRE a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality

CBRE Scores 100 Percent on 2019 Corporate Index Report for Sixth Year

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) received a perfect score of 100 percent for the sixth consecutive year on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. With its high score in the CEI, administered by the Human Rights Campaign, CBRE is recognized as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

Karen Ellzey, co-executive sponsor of the company's LGBTQ & Allies Employee Network Group, says: “What an honor to be yet again acknowledged by the Human Rights Campaign for our continued work in creating an inclusive environment where all employees are free to be themselves at work.”

Chris Ludeman, also a co-executive sponsor of the group added: “The employees at CBRE and the members of LGBTQ & Allies should feel proud of this recognition as their work and commitment to our RISE (Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence) values enable us to be recognized.”

The 2019 CEI rated hundreds of major businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices such as non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBTQ community.

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 2018 revenue). The company has more than 90,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 480 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

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