Anna Urquiza, Americas Director of Quality & Risk Management (QRM) for CBRE’s Valuation and Advisory Services (VAS), has over three decades of commercial real estate experience. Urquiza joined CBRE in 2016 after holding numerous leadership positions with GE Capital Real Estate, including Global Valuation Leader. Throughout her storied career, Urquiza has accumulated a wealth of commercial real estate experience including risk management, regulatory relations, business development, financial structuring and analysis, global process management, underwriting, and strategic planning. She has extensive familiarity with all property types, including office, retail, industrial, golf, timeshare, hospitality, mobile home, and multifamily assets.
Ms. Urquiza implements and drives the Global Quality and Risk Management Strategy for the Americas and is based in Chicago, IL. She works directly with the VAS Americas Country heads, Senior Managing Directors and Managing Directors to review and provide guidance on managing and assessing risk.
Ms. Urquiza also oversees the management of CBRE VAS Company and Appraiser licensing requirements in the Americas, works with the Business Systems team to assist in the development of quality and risk management tools, and oversees the annual VAS internal audit process.