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Kendall Bates

Sr. Account Operations Manager

Kendall Bates

Sr. Account Operations Manager
Global Workplace Solutions
+1 206 4094699

Seattle

1420 5th Avenue
Suite 1700
Seattle, WA 98101
+1 206 2921600
+1 206 292 6033

Professional Experience

Kendall serves as a Senior Project Manager on the Microsoft account. As such, she is responsible for all Microsoft Puget Sound Space Governance activities, the Real Estate & Development team’s fiscal year commitments, ad hoc real estate & portfolio projects, and internal CBRE Microsoft programs such as peer reviews, benchmarking, and process improvement opportunities. In addition, she is a member of the Microsoft RE&F Planning team directly supporting Microsoft’s Director of Real Estate & Development and Real Estate & Development team activities.  Kendall is responsible for interfacing with every facet of the Microsoft Real Estate & Facilities organization across all Puget Sound disciplines.
 
On the Microsoft Account since April 2008, Kendall has obtained considerable experience in Real Estate planning and customer relationship management. She has a deep understanding of the RE&F service model and has built professional relationships with individuals across all business lines. Ms. Bates’ deep involvement with the MSFT RE&F teams has yielded valuable experience in executive level presentations and communications. Kendall’s understanding of the Microsoft portfolio and Business Group clients has allowed for successful delivery of multiple ad hoc real estate analysis projects and enabled her to influence space solutions in the Puget Sound portfolio. She brings an eager and ready to learn attitude to the office and is always looking to take on additional challenges.
 
 

 

Professional Affiliations And Accreditations

  • Washington State Real Estate License
  • Corenet Young Leader board member, Seattle chapter

EDUCATION

  • Gonzaga University, Bachelor of Educaiton
  • Gonzaga University, Masters in Organizational Leadership

Recent Assignments

  • Microsoft Governance Model Development & Execution
  • Windows Phone Division Occupancy Manager
  • Development & oversight of MSFT Real Estate & Development yearly commitments
  • Management & delivery of Windows Phone Division building refresh (~500K sq ft) and 2K headcount org reshuffle
  • Benchmarking program development and reporting
  • Socialization of 2 year allocation plan

Kendall Bates

Sr. Account Operations Manager
Global Workplace Solutions
+1 206 4094699

Seattle

1420 5th Avenue
Suite 1700
Seattle, WA 98101
+1 206 2921600
+1 206 292 6033