Bill leads CBRE’s Facility Management team that manages Travelers corporate office buildings in downtown St. Paul Minnesota. His FM team provides all aspects of facility management including expense budget and capital improvement management, HVAC operations, data center operations, preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment, moves, adds and changes, and third-party contractor management for janitorial, elevator services, and others.
As Director of Facilities, Bill works with his team and provides leadership for excellence in customer service, training of CBRE team members, as well as overseeing the implementation of CBRE’s Playbook which includes the health and safety program. As part of his focus on customer service, Bill is always looking for opportunities for energy saving initiatives and implementing sustainability ideas where it makes good “business sense”. His team recently expanded their recycling program to increase the recycling of compostable materials.
Bill has more than 36 years of professional service experience in building maintenance, property management, and project management. Prior to joining CBRE, he spent more than 33 years working at Securian Financial Group’s campus, overseeing building operations, tenant relations, tenant improvement project management, and as project manager for Securian’s six-million sq. ft. 401 Building completed in 2000. Before shifting his role to management, Bill had ten years of hands-on building maintenance and supervision experience, including the implementation of Securian’s first computerized preventive maintenance system and the installation of the building’s first building automation system.
Bill has been married to his wife, Jackie, for 34 years and they have three children and three grandchildren. In his free time, Bill enjoys spending time with family, motorcycling, and volunteering his time to various organizations.