Jack Durburg has served as Chief Executive Officer of CBRE’s Advisory Services business segment since May 2022. This global business segment includes Advisory & Transaction Services (Occupier and Investor), Property Management, Capital Markets and Valuations and produced nearly $10 billion of revenue in 2021. Mr. Durburg serves as a member of the company’s Executive Committee and Foundation Board.
Prior to this role, he was Chief Executive Officer of the Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business segment. GWS is a global, integrated, full-service real estate outsourcing business serving the world’s largest real estate occupiers in more than 100 countries, and produced more than $17 billion of revenue in 2021.
Prior to assuming the leadership of GWS, Mr. Durburg was CBRE’s Global Chief Operating Officer with broad responsibility and authority across the entire company for service line excellence, operating efficiencies and its Global Client Care program. He provided leadership for Advisory & Transaction Services, Capital Markets, Property Management, Valuation Services and Project Management. He also had executive oversight for global Research and Marketing, global budgeting and KPIs, and worldwide M&A activity in partnership with CBRE’s Corporate Development team.
Previously, Mr. Durburg served as Group President and Chief Executive Officer of the Americas. In this executive leadership role, he had responsibility for all the firm’s geographies and service lines within the region.
Prior to his Americas leadership role, he was Global President, Advisory & Transaction Services, which encompassed leasing and sales across all product types (office, industrial and retail) for occupiers and investors. In this role, he focused on driving differentiation and strong growth and cementing CBRE’s market-leading position in all product lines around the globe.
Earlier, he served as President, Central Division for CBRE. In this role, Mr. Durburg directed a geographical division encompassing more than 25 offices across nine states, with responsibility for all service lines. Before that, he served as Executive Managing Director and overall market leader for CBRE’s Chicago region.
Prior to joining CBRE in 2001, Mr. Durburg served as Vice President and Regional Leasing Director at Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc. in Chicago.