Kathleen D. Thompson

East Div. Administrator; Director, CBRE Foundation

Professional Experience

Since she joined the firm in July 1998, Kathleen Thompson has been an integral part of CBRE’s Eastern Division operations.  Working with Eastern Division President, Jim Reid, Kathleen manages a suite of activities that serve the needs of the Eastern Division.

On the national level Kathleen is the Director of the CBRE Foundation and the CBRE Disaster Relief Foundation, the philanthropy Foundations of CBRE, Inc., leading the day-to-day operations of both. She provides strategic direction and guidance in order to maximize the charitable profile of CBRE and to develop and operationalize CBRE Foundation programs. Kathleen acts as CBRE Foundation liaison to the CBRE Cares committees in CBRE U.S. offices to assist them in successfully executing their philanthropic plans. 

Previously, Kathleen worked as Project Administrator with Cab Grayson during his tenure as Vice President of CBRE’s Eastern Division Investment Properties. Prior to joining CBRE Kathleen was a Marketing Specialist at Prime Commercial Real Estate in Salt Lake City, Utah. Kathleen is also a certified massage therapist.

  • Member of CBRE Women’s Network
  • Nominee, Companies That Care Bonnie Dayan Memorial Award, 2010
  • Recognize for “Efforts Above and Beyond” By CBRE, 2007
  • CBRE Washington Baltimore Area Rookie of the Year, 1998