CBRE Names Gavin Farnam Retail Practice Leader for Asset Services

SACRAMENTO – October 9, 2017 – CBRE announced that Gavin Farnam has been appointed to lead the retail practice for Asset Services in the Americas. In this role, Mr. Farnam will create advantage for the company’s investor clients by aligning the operational performance of their retail properties with their broader investment objectives.

“With the retail industry evolving so rapidly, investors are looking to CBRE to provide them with expertise across the entire lifecycle of a retail asset, from acquisition to disposition,” said Mary Jo Eaton, Global President of Asset Services for CBRE. “Gavin has a proven track record of providing solid insight to our investor clients who want to maximize efficiencies of their assets and stay abreast of the changes in the industry. We are excited to have him in this leadership role where he can continue to expand upon his successes.”

With 14 years of real estate and leadership experience, Mr. Farnam brings an in-depth background in leading all facets of retail operations. In his prior role, Mr. Farnam oversaw CBRE’s Asset Services activities in the Sacramento, Reno, and Las Vegas markets, which includes nearly 46 MSF with 66 professional team members and 14 engineers. He also served as the retail practice leader for the Western Region within Asset Services.

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