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Abram Gamboa, Director

Abram Gamboa

Senior Director

Abram Gamboa

Senior Director
Project Management
Meet the Team
+1 312 2977611

Chicago

321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654
+1 312 935 1400

Professional Experience

As Senior Director of Project Management in downtown Chicago, Abe Gamboa is responsible for managing all facets of Occupier projects and for the team’s delivery of services, including: transaction and lease negotiation support, planning, design and construction coordination, furniture and equipment procurement and move management.  His 15+ years of experience with large, complex office projects add a vivid strength to the Project Management team.  Abe’s focus on client communications, customer service, relationship management and project reporting contribute to the consistent delivery of best in class services.

Prior to CBRE, Abe spent five years at Turner Construction Co. in Chicago, where his project management experience included overseeing tenant improvement projects and new facility construction for several major clients, many of them banking and financial corporations with multiple projects in the Chicago-land area.  His work included several concurrent Tenant Development and Renovation projects on tight timelines, with construction budgets up to $18 Million, with repeat clients like Bank of America and The Boeing Corporation.  In previous experience, Abe performed engineering work for Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment, in Michigan, where he supervised installation of underground site utilities and assisted with design of a water main system for Ypsilanti Township.

Professional Achievements

  • Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards – Project Manager of the Year Winner – 2015
  • CBRE RISE Award Recipient – 2015
  • CBRE Chicago Project Manager of the Year – 2010
  • Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards – Project Manager of the Year Finalist – 2006, 2008, 2011
  • National CBRE GCS Project Excellence Award Nominee – 2007
  • National CBRE Project Management – Rookie of the Year Finalist – 2006

 

Education

  • University of Michigan, Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Significant Assignments

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers – 330,000 SF, Phased Renovation & Restack
  • Gogo – 232,000 SF, HQ Relocation
  • MSDSonline (VelocityEHS) – 91,000 SF, Relocation
  • SMS Assist – 64,000 SF, Expansion

 

Clients Represented

  • Allsteel/Gunlocke
  • American Planning Association
  • CDW Corporation
  • Charles River Associates
  • Evraz Inc. North America
  • eNova International
  • FLOR
  • Fragomen Worldwide
  • Gogo 
  • Health Care Service Corporation
  • Hostway Corporation
  • Interface Americas, Inc.
  • K&L Gates
  • Leica Microsystems
  • Meridian Health System
  • Millennium Trust Company
  • National Financial Partners 
  • Networked Insights
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Rise Interactive
  • SMS Assist
  • The Boeing Corporation

Abram Gamboa

Senior Director
Project Management
Meet the Team
+1 312 2977611

Chicago

321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654
+1 312 935 1400