CBRE
3.3 of 5 396 reviews
www.cbre.com Los Angeles, CA 5000+ Employees

CBRE Reviews

Updated Apr 19, 2014
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3.3 396 reviews

                             

83% Approve of the CEO

CBRE President & CEO Robert E. Sulentic

Robert E. Sulentic

(75 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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A-type Personalities thrive here

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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

ProsThey have pretty good benefits & try to be as green a company as possible. Great place to start as a college graduate; rotation program in place. They have a way to report wrongdoings (whistleblowing) without any repercussions.

ConsCasual Friday means no jeans; you're allowed to wear jeans maybe 2-3 times a year. Image, image, image; very image conscious. Very male-dominated culture.

Advice to Senior ManagementNot enough minorities/women in top management positions. Leaders need to be subject to the same rules as those that are lower on the totem pole.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Helpful, appreciative, caring work environment

Support (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

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

ProsStarted a month ago, nothing to complain. Support staff are great.

ConsPay is a little low but then their expectations also reflect that. They don't want to work you like a dog.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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

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CBRE is a great company to work they are very professional

Building Engineer (Former Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

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

ProsThis employer is very dedicated to their employees needs and you can depend on their leaders to help you and understand your needs. I like the way that all of the leaders give you their personal contact in case of any problems

Consthey help you to strive to be the best at what you do. I also think they one the best human resource in the business

Advice to Senior ManagementI worked for CBRE in the past my advise is to keep up the good work

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

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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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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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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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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 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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