George J. Kohl

Senior Managing Director

Professional Experience

Mr. Kohl is a member of Chicago’s leadership team and oversees the company’s Asset Services line of business for the Northern portion of the Central Region.  In addition to Chicago, he has responsibility for Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Pittsburgh.

Mr. Kohl joined CBRE following its merger with Trammell Crow Company. While there, the 25-year industry veteran was tasked with guiding and growing the firm's presence in the competitive Chicago and Midwest markets. He also, as managing director of the firm’s Midwest trade area, oversaw all office and industrial brokerage, property management and project management operations throughout Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Minnesota.

Prior to joining Trammell Crow Company, Mr. Kohl served as regional vice president of leasing at Chicago-based Equity Office Properties Trust. There he was responsible for the firm's sizable Midwest portfolio which consisted of over 18 MSF of Class A properties in approximately 40 buildings throughout Chicago, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Columbus, Minneapolis and St. Louis.

Before that, Mr. Kohl was a senior regional director at Insignia/ESG.