CBRE today announced that it has hired industry-leading international office market expert Gavin Morgan, to lead and enhance the provision of investor leasing services in EMEA.

Gavin will be based in London with responsibility for leading pan-EMEA Office Investor Leasing. He will work with CBRE experts across EMEA and other global regions, to leverage the company’s extensive network and market knowledge to create opportunities and enhance service delivery for clients across the region.

Gavin joins CBRE after 16 years with JLL where he spent the majority of his career in APAC before relocating to JLL’s Capital Markets team in New York in 2015. As COO and Head of Leasing: Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, he was one the region’s most highly regarded leasing experts and advised many leading local APAC developers and prestigious international occupiers.

CBRE also announced today that Cris Tollast, who has successfully led CBRE’s EMEA Office Leasing and Tenant Rep drive for many years, will be retiring from the company at the end of 2017.

 Martin Samworth, CEO of CBRE in EMEA
Our clients are increasingly looking for truly connected regional and global teams whose expertise and market intelligence can give them a significant competitive advantage.  Bringing Gavin on board will help us continue to harness the strength and depth of our market-leading insight and expertise right across the region and also globally, so we that we can continue to achieve exceptional outcomes for our clients.
Martin Samworth, CEO of CBRE in EMEA
Gavin Morgan
I am excited to be furthering my career with CBRE, the recognized global leader in leasing, with uniquely balanced strength in leasing advisory and transactions in each of the world’s three major regions. CBRE’s platform will further enhance my ability to work with strong in-market teams in EMEA and elsewhere, to provide best-in-class advice to an expanding client base and to build on my already broad exposure to the world’s most important commercial markets.
Gavin Morgan