Chuck Leitner named global CEO, CBRE Global Investors
CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that Charles (“Chuck”) Leitner will join the company as global CEO of CBRE Global Investors, CBRE’s real assets investment management business. Leitner will succeed Ritson Ferguson, who had informed the company of his intention to step down from that role. (Ferguson will continue with CBRE Global Investors as CEO of CBRE Clarion Securities, the real assets securities business he co-founded in 1991, and will continue to serve on the board of directors of CBRE Caledon, the private infrastructure investment arm of CBRE.)
Leitner is joining CBRE Global Investors from Berkshire Group, where he has served as president & CEO since 2013. Berkshire is an investment management and operating company specializing in U.S. residential property. Prior to Berkshire, he served as Global CEO of RREEF/Deutsche Asset Management (now DWS), a global alternative asset management enterprise with $80 billion of assets under management.
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