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CBRE Global Investors Hires Lead for Commercial Operator Division

CBRE Global Investors has hired Sondra Wenger, a 25-year industry veteran, to serve as the firm’s head of Americas Commercial Operator Division. She will operate out of the Midtown Manhattan office.

In her new role, Wenger is responsible for the execution and operation of the firm’s office and retail assets in the Americas, which is comprised of $8.5 billion of direct office assets under management and $1.5 billion of direct retail AUM as of March 31.

“Sondra’s deep knowledge of the commercial real estate industry and reputation as a sector specialist—coupled with her depth of experience across nearly every product type—makes her an incredible asset to our team,” said Robert Perry, president of the Americas real estate division for CBRE Global Investors.

Prior to joining CBRE Global Investors, Wenger served as a senior executive for institutions including CIM Group, General Electric and Equity Office Properties. 


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