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CBRE Hires Bateman as Managing Director in Broward, Palm Beach

CBRE has announced the hiring of David Bateman as Managing Director of Broward and Palm Beach counties. In his new role, he is responsible for leading CBRE’s Advisory and Transactional business operations and strategy in these markets, encompassing more than 70 professionals across three offices.

Bateman brings more than 13 years of experience to the firm, most recently as Senior Vice President and Team Lead at NAI Partners in Houston, where he led Agency Leasing operations. Bateman also served as Executive Vice President for Hartman Income REIT, where he oversaw all leasing activities for a portfolio of office, retail and industrial assets.

“David’s comprehensive commercial real estate experience makes him an outstanding addition to our leadership team. We are confident he will take our Broward and Palm Beach operations to new heights,” said Tripp Gulliford, executive managing director of Florida at CBRE. “Attracting best-in-class talent and leadership like David represents a big win for us and our clients.”

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David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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