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Rob  Norr, Managing Director

Rob Norr

Managing Director

Rob Norr

Managing Director
+1 214 9796386
+1 214 9796397

Dallas McKinney

2100 McKinney Ave
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201
+1 214 979 6100
+1 214 979 6393

Professional Experience

Rob Norr is currently the A&T Division Leader for the South & East Division.  He is responsible for the development of the TM business along with ensuring account excellence in the region.  Previously, he was the Director, Client Strategies on the AT&T account.  In that, he was responsible for all portfolio strategy projects throughout the global AT&T footprint, as well as managing other strategic and technology resources on the account. Rob served a key role on the leadership team focusing on account strategy and delivering coordinated services and the CBRE Platform to AT&T. He has initiated more than $32m in cost savings projects by focusing on creative strategies for AT&T to reduce occupancy costs by leveraging changes in the market that created favorable conditions for AT&T.  

He has also worked with CBRE’s major clients to develop cost-saving initiatives through portfolio optimization strategies.  Rob led the development and implementation of MarketStrikeTM, the industry’s first and only automated market analysis tool, which allows our clients to understand in real-time, the market position of their leases and implemented on CBRE’s top client portfolios. Clients he served included IBM, REGUS, McGraw-Hill, AECOM, WPP, Regions Bank, Sovereign Bank, Cox Communications, Time Warner Cable.

Prior to his latest role with CBRE, Rob was the Managing Director of Transaction Management for Studley’s Strategic Portfolio Solutions (SPS) group, Rob was responsible for the development and service delivery of the SPS Transaction Management platform.  Rob collaborated with local market teams and account leaders to deliver proven workplace strategies and results for Studley’s clients throughout the world.   He managed several TM accounts, including Alstom, Merck, Canon USA, in addition to leading the Google Lease Administration team.  He also led the initiative to develop and deploy the client portfolio dashboard.

Prior to joining CBRE and Studley, Rob was a Senior Consultant for Ernst and Young Real Estate Advisory Services, where he focused on financial analysis, portfolio strategy, cost reduction and location analysis assignments for Fortune 1000 clients.  Clients he served include Verizon, Wachovia Capital Partners, BayCare Health System, University Healthcare System, Erlanger Health System.

Rob also worked for AT&T in its Global Real Estate organization as a finance manager.  While there, Rob worked on portfolio-optimization and asset-monetization strategies on the U.S. portfolio.  During his tenure, he worked on various projects to dispose of more than 3 million square feet of vacant or underutilized space in the Northeast region saving AT&T in excess of $25 million dollars over 10 years.


Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Texas licensed Real Estate Salesperson
  • Member, CORENET Global
  • Member, IAOP

Achievements

  • 2002-selected for AT&T’s Financial Leadership Management Program

  • 2008-won the CBRE Transaction Management Excellence Award​ 

  • 2006-won the CBRE Innovation Award for development of MarketStrike


Education

  • Brigham Young University, BS in Management Information Systems
  • Southern Methodist University , MBA in finance

Clients

  • AT&T
  • Regions Bank
  • Canon USA
  • Alstom
  • Google
  • EMD Serono
  • IBM
  • REGUS
  • McGraw-Hill
  • AECOM
  • Sovereign Bank
  • Cox Communications
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Verizon
  • BayCare Health System
  • University Healthcare System
  • Erlanger Health System





Rob Norr

Managing Director
+1 214 9796386
+1 214 9796397

Dallas McKinney

2100 McKinney Ave
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201
+1 214 979 6100
+1 214 979 6393