CBRE
3.3 of 5 392 reviews
www.cbre.com Los Angeles, CA 5000+ Employees

CBRE Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.3 392 reviews

                             

82% Approve of the CEO

CBRE President & CEO Robert E. Sulentic

Robert E. Sulentic

(74 ratings)

66% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Work can at times be demanding but there's rarely an issue with work-life balance"
    in 15 reviews
  • "Great exposure to the commercial real estate industry as well as investment"
    in 14 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work-life balance not always honored due to competitiveness within the company"
    in 11 reviews
  • "Upper management says how great they are when it is not always true"
    in 16 reviews
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Great company to work for!!!!!!!!

Building Engineer (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

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

ProsEnormous growth oppurtunities throughout the world.

ConsHave no complaints at this time.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Nice place

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Reno, NV (US)

I have been working at CBRE as a contractor for less than a year

ProsSalary, benefits, people , career path

ConsThere are no con for me

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up good work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Entrepreneurial environment

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at CBRE

ProsSomeone looking for an entrepreneurial environment would thrive here. The company rewards hard work, the large platform lets you interact with a wide variety of people and jobs and you can really find the perfect spot for yourself.

ConsSometimes, the policies in place to help, actually hurt business development and can be cumbersome to navigate.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at CBRE

ProsIt's a very large company with a great training program. Every one is friendly and willing to help, some one who is just starting, out.

ConsHowever even though it is a very large company, that can sometimes be a con. Some days you might just feel like a number.

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Property Manager (Former Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

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

ProsGood company, good training and the people are all very nice. The staff was rather small so I had to do a lot myself which I did not mind.

ConsThird party Management, so if the owners decide to sell the building or switch management then you are out of a job. But that is the way it is with third party management.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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good

Project Coordinator (Former Employee)
San Ramon, CA (US)

I worked at CBRE as a contractor for less than a year

Prosteamwork concept that worked very well

Constemp work only but would like to have stayed

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good Company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at CBRE as an intern for less than a year

ProsNice people that work hard

Consselect business that is tough to get into

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Generally a great place to work.

Marketing Specialist (Current Employee)

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

ProsFlexible work environment, relaxed and laid back atmosphere. Good about promoting within.

ConsGeneral large employer cons. Upper management sees you as a dollar amount and not you for who you are. There's always a worry that you could be replaced at any moment.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A great company to learn from.

Director (Former Employee)
Saint Paul, MN (US)

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

ProsLots of knowledge throughout the company. You can find someone who is knowledgeable about just about any issue you may have

ConsAs a contractor on an account. You are subject to the whims of the account. Good bad or indifferent.

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter training for new upper level employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good if you are aggressive and political.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at CBRE full-time

ProsClose to good lunch spots.

ConsBullying, harrassment and favouritism are rife. Great place to work if you are aggressive and political. Avoid it like the plague if you are in an administrative role.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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