Kelly Evans is Managing Director – Solutions Leader with CBRE’s Advisory & Transactions Services | Occupier, supporting the firm’s Occupier Accounts. Kelly is responsible for growing the broker-led account business in the Eastern United States.
With over 15 years in real estate, she is an expert in developing and implementing innovative solutions with supporting technology for domestic and international corporate portfolios. Her account transition experience includes hundreds of properties and millions of square feet of real estate, including office, industrial and retail assets worldwide.
Prior to joining CBRE, Ms. Evans served as a Managing Director with Studley, Inc.’s Strategic Portfolio Solutions (SPS) group, where she led successful transitions and managed a client portfolio of over 5 million square feet nationwide, including the delivery of transaction management, lease administration/auditing and project management services.
Ms. Evans’ corporate real estate expertise is diverse, including the development and implementation of a wide range of information systems and inventive technology solutions, including the SPS Business Intelligence Portal (executive dashboard).
In her current role, she leverages CBRE’s vast platform of services, expertise, information, systems, industry-leading resources and award-winning technology to build the optimal account infrastructure for each client, ensuring transformative service delivery programs and highly successful transaction management and lease administration results.
Ms. Evans' previous experience includes:
Director, Solutions Leader, Eastern United States
Occupier Services, CBRE, Inc. (June 2013 – Present)
Director, Business Development & Client Transitions
Occupier Services, CBRE, Inc. (January 2013 – June 2013)
Managing Director, Transitions & Client Technologies
Strategic Portfolio Solutions, Studley, Inc. (2010 – 2012)
Technical Project Manager, AOS USA, Inc. (2001 – 2010)
Strategic real estate consultancy focused on utilization improvement
- Lead Consultant, Herman Miller Workplace Solutions (1998 – 2001)
- Facilities Specialist, Steelcase Business Interiors (1997 – 1998)
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- CoreNet Global, Member
- Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Member
- Interior Design, University of Alabama
- Certified Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute