New Professionals Have Joined Leading Real Estate Advisor In 2012
Geneva, 27 April 2012 – Leading real estate advisor CBRE with 40 employees in Switzerland has expanded its operations in both its Zurich and Geneva offices in response to growing demand for services in the country’s key French and German speaking markets:
• Thomas Allemann has been hired as a Director in charge of business development out of Zurich. Thomas has worked successively with Herzog & Meuron and Crédit Suisse before creating a commercial real estate advisory company (BBVE) in Zurich.
• Vincent Leroux joins CBRE from DTZ where he was Head of Belgium Research and Global Geomatics after having worked for a geomarketing consultant in Brussels. As an Associate Director, Vincent will be responsible for research, marketing and business development out of Geneva.
• Fabrice Chassaud strengthens the Building Consultancy department as an architect benefiting from a vast experience as project manager and client representative for mixed-used projects in the Alps as well as construction manager for the University of Lausanne, where he was responsible for the delivery of the earth sciences, political and social sciences buildings.
• Karim Chami has also joined the Building Consultancy team as an architect. He has five years of experience as an architect in New Zealand and Switzerland.
In Switzerland, CBRE is the only full-service real estate advisory firm, providing a broad range of expertise ranging from valuation to building consultancy as well as advisory and brokerage to prestigious international clients including Nestle and Rothschild Private Bank as well as public authorities, private investors and developers.
Jean Golinelli, CEO of CBRE in Switzerland, comments: “Thanks to our long established know-how of the market and presence, we have established an unparalleled track-record in investment advisory as well as corporate services. On top of this, our Building Consultancy department is undergoing extensive growth underpinned by our clients’ needs as it offers unrivalled services. Consequently, we expect to plan to continue our recruitment strategy in the coming months.”