CBRE Reviews

Updated Jan 24, 2021

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CBRE President and CEO   Robert E. Sulentic
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  1. "Suncor Energy account 5 year contract"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mobile HVAC Service Maintenance Tech in Quebec, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CBRE full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Working well as part of a team, learning new things, meeting company and client deadlines, targets or goals, coming up with creative ideas to improve properties assets, analysing complex data in order to draw clear and simple conclusions are daily workstyle with CBRE.

    Cons

    In the Suncor account the client associates were sometimes hard to communicate with.

  2. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Transaction Coordinator in Toronto, ON

    I worked at CBRE full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fun company culture, supportive, family oriented, fast paced and surrounded by highly engaging and educated people.

    Cons

    Not a ton of room for advancement unless you change departments ie. Brokerage, admin, valuations, transaction management, fascilities mngmt, Head Office, etc. A bit of a men's club but getting better that way.

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  3. "Just so so"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Analyst 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CBRE full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great way to meet people and accumulate experience in the industry;

    Cons

    Not much room for promotions if you’re not a broker

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  4. "Networking matters"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CBRE full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible understanding management, good for young ppl without kids

    Cons

    It doesn’t matter how hard you work or how good you are, promotions are not for everyone, but only for those who have time to make friends in management. If you have a family that you want to get to after work, you miss out on gatherings and cannot make connections.

  5. "Good company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Counselor in Vancouver, BC

    I worked at CBRE part-time

    Pros

    Beautiful office in great loxation

    Cons

    Divided staff, tough work life balance

  6. "Great people"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at CBRE full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Love the people and role

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for growth in smaller office

  7. "Company review"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Maintenance Planner/Scheduler in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CBRE full-time

    Pros

    Great company, potential for advancement, cocerted effort by company to train their employees and career advancement.

    Cons

    Average salary, best to negotiate desired salary upon hiring. Raises only average 1.5%.

  8. "CSA"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Client Services Assistant in Toronto, ON

    I worked at CBRE full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good corporate environment, fun offices.

    Cons

    Do not offer great pay unless commission.

  9. "Assistant to senior sales"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Client Services Assistant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CBRE full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Corporate Culture and Personal/Career Development is encouraged.

    Cons

    Large work loads, little pay when their requirements for the position is a fraction of what you actually can make salary wise.

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  10. "Decent"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Analyst in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CBRE full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Big company, lots of opportunity

    Cons

    Big company, harder to get ahead

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