Whitley C. Collins

Americas President


Whitley currently leads CBRE’s Occupier Advisory and Transaction Services business in the Americas. He is focused on growing the firm’s transaction and account businesses for the office, industrial and retail specialties.  Whitley currently sits on CBRE’s Americas Executive Committee and Americas Operations Management Board (AOMB).

Prior to rejoining CBRE in 2011, Whitley led the Los Angeles region from 2005 to 2011 for The Staubach Company and later Jones Lang LaSalle (following the acquisition of The Staubach Company in 2008).

From 1986 to 2005, Whitley was a tenant-rep broker for CBRE in Los Angeles.  During this time, he consistently established himself as one of the firm’s top producing sales professionals nationally. 

In 2003, Whitley received CBRE’s William H. McCarthy Award, the company’s highest honor that signifies a commitment to integrity, teamwork and professional excellence.