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William Dignon, Managing Director, Operations

William Dignon

Managing Director, Operations

William Dignon

Managing Director, Operations
Facilities Management
+1 412 4185443

Pittsburgh

U.S. Steel Tower
600 Grant Street
Suite 4800

Pittsburgh, PA 15219
+1 412 471 9500
+1 412 471 0995

Professional Experience

As a Director of Operations within CBRE's Global Corporate Services group and with over 30 years Commercial Real Estate experience, Bill leads Facilities Management service delivery for the Global High Technology Company account.

Bill is the Operational lead for Facilities Management for a Global High Technology Company with a North American portfolio of office, laboratory, manufacturing, warehouse and distribution facilities, and he is responsible for delivering consistent, high-quality services for a portfolio of client-occupied real estate that spans over 150 facilities and 21 MSF across North America. He is accountable for client satisfaction, employee satisfaction and for effectively leveraging and implementing the CBRE platform. 

Bill is also the operational lead for the Client’s very key Department of Defense contract, in which CBRE provides Client infrastructure support for 138 Military installations in 28 States, comprising over 760 KSF. 

Prior to his current role, Bill helped lead the pursuit, transition and provided operational oversight of a full-service outsourcing assignment for West Penn Allegheny Health System, a 6.1 MSF Global Corporate Services client located in Western Pennsylvania.

From 1999 to 2010, Bill was the Market Leader for CBRE-Pittsburgh’s Asset Services Group, specializing in leading 3rd party property and facility management business development and service delivery for a diverse portfolio of over 10 MSF in Western Pennsylvania.

Bill has played a lead role in securing, transitioning and managing more than 70 MSF of third-party property and facility management assignments. As a licensed Professional Engineer, he has collaborated in the design and construction of numerous office and corporate facility development projects, and provided engineering and technical support for managed properties across the Eastern US during his ten year tenure at Grubb & Ellis.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • State of Pennsylvania, Licensed Professional Engineer
  • State of Pennsylvania, Licensed Real Estate Professional
  • Chapter Past President of the Building Owners and Managers Association of Pittsburgh (BOMA )
  • Former member of BOMA Task Force on CFCs and Indoor Air Quality
  • Member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

Education

  • Carnegie Mellon University, Bachelor of Science; Mechanical Engineering

Partial Client List

  • ISS
  • Global High Technology Company
  • West Penn Allegheny Health System
  • Alcoa
  • FedEx Ground
  • Cigna Realty Investors
  • Wells Real Estate Funds
     
     

    William Dignon

    Managing Director, Operations
    Facilities Management
    +1 412 4185443

    Pittsburgh

    U.S. Steel Tower
    600 Grant Street
    Suite 4800

    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    +1 412 471 9500
    +1 412 471 0995