CBRE strengthens Global Corporate Services team in Italy with key senior hire

Milan, 25 October 2011 – CBRE today announced that it has recruited Raimondo Cogotti as Head of its Global Corporate Services team in Italy.

Raimondo joins CBRE from Jones Lang LaSalle where he held several senior roles, most recently as Head of Business Development for Corporate Solutions in Italy, prior to which he was Head of Tenant Representation. He has spent 11 of his 19-year career in the occupier arena advising global corporates on their transaction management strategies. Recent client relationships include Microsoft, Alcatel-Lucent, Credit-Agricole CIB, UBS, Crédit-Suisse and Philips.

Raimondo will focus on managing a number of key corporate relationships and will support the business in the ongoing growth of its global transaction management and portfolio strategy functions across EMEA.

Matthew Pullen, Head of Global Corporate Services, CBRE EMEA, said: “Raimondo is a key strategic hire for CBRE. He has an extensive network and a strong reputation for implementing significant office transactions. He brings a proven track record for driving business opportunities and providing market leading advice which will help our clients and our existing team to develop our business further across Europe.”

Raimondo’s appointment follows Dr. Alexander v. Erdely’s appointment as Head of Global Corporate Services in Germany, demonstrating CBRE’s commitment to support the growing trend towards corporate real estate outsourcing amongst global corporates.