CBRE began providing real estate services and finding properties for local businesses in the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Through the Richard Ellis acquisition, the company traces its lineage to 1773 in London.
Today, CBRE has the most comprehensive services, broadest geographic reach, sharpest market intelligence and brightest talent in the industry. Organic growth, acquisitions and strategic alliances have made us the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm. In 2019 we had revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees serving clients through about 530 offices worldwide. Currently, we rank 128 on the Fortune 500. Our shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE’s capabilities extend far beyond those of any other real estate services provider. Our unparalleled tools and resources give us leverage and credibility in the marketplace, and our diverse lines of business and 100-plus specialty practices anticipate every need that might arise. This depth of resources allows us to guide our clients through the most complex assignments, structure innovative transactions and secure better-than-market terms.