As Global Director of Sustainability, Dave Pogue is responsible for leading sustainability programs for CBRE’s property and facilities management portfolio around the globe. Mr. Pogue manages the development, introduction and implementation of a wide-ranging platform of sustainable practices and policies, working closely with Facilities Management, Project Management, Global Corporate Services and Asset Services to focus on achieving a consistent balance of maximum financial performance and responsible environmental stewardship.
Mr. Pogue’s leadership has produced an award-winning sustainability platform that leverages thought leadership, outstanding service delivery and corporate associations to raise the worldwide green building standard. Program achievements include aggressive endorsement of the U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® program, the introduction of the Green Knights, delivery of co-branded BOMA BEEP training to more than 10,000 attendees and recognition as the first manager of commercial property to certify more than 100 buildings in the LEED® for Existing Buildings rating system. CBRE was also ranked in Newsweek’s list of the 500 greenest companies in the U.S., honored by the EPA as a five-time ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year and recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council® with the Leadership Award for Organizational Excellence.
Prior to leading sustainability programs, Mr. Pogue was Senior Managing Director of the Western Region and was responsible for all Asset Services operations in the western portion of the United States, overseeing service delivery for office, retail and industrial real estate properties totaling more than 250 MSF.
Mr. Pogue also served as Executive Vice President, Ownership Services, for Insignia/ESG in the Western Region and joined CBRE with the company’s acquisition of Insignia. Before joining Insignia, he was Director of Management Services for CB Commercial in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Previously, he was a Regional Partner and Senior Vice President with the Koll Company in San Jose. During more than a dozen years with Koll, he was credited with establishing the Asset Management Division for both the San Jose and Pleasanton regions.