CBRE’s R.T. Walker and Laura Lawrence Recognized as Key Players in Pittsburgh’s Energy Industry

​Pittsburgh – December 5, 2016 – CBRE Group, Inc. (CBRE) is pleased to announce that R.T. Walker and Laura Lawrence, both part of the Energy Facilities Group for CBRE’s Eastern region, have beenrecognized by the Pittsburgh Business Times as key players in the Pittsburgh energy industry who are driving energy deals and making significant contributions to the energy sector as a whole. 

“R.T. and Laura understand how the energy sector has impacted both the industrial and office markets in western Pennsylvania,” said Jeffrey Ackerman, managing director of CBRE’s Pittsburgh office. ”Their combined strategic insight has helped us to measure the growth of the energy sector and its influence on occupancy rates in our region.”

This is the sixth year in a row that R.T. Walker is being recognized and the second consecutive year for Laura Lawrence. The Energy Facilities Group has been the clear leader in the nation assisting oil and gas companies in locating office, warehouse and yard space in any shale play across the region.

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