Steve Thompson joined CBRE as Senior Chief Operating Engineer in October 2012. Steve has seamlessly taken over the engineering responsibilities for three properties in Broward County. His experience and devotion have proven invaluable to CBRE and the Real Estate Managers (REMs) that manage his properties. Steve has developed a trusting relationship with all the tenants by resolving issues and consistent communication. Steve’s responsibilities extend to project management within the Asset Services department, utilizing his construction management skills.
Prior to joining CBRE, Steve spent six years as the Project Manager for Broward Health’s North Broward Medical Center. Steve was responsible for the coordination and implementation of all construction for turnkey operations from project development, planning and implementation through to completion. His duties included executive board exhibits/presentations, project planning, architectural and engineering development, construction bid coordination, contracts, budgeting, and managing general contractors and subcontractors. Additional duties included reporting and maintaining the certification standards of the building for hospital certifying entities (Joint Commission, AHCA). As one of the leaders in the Facilities Management Department, Steve’s role extended to facilitating contractor services for many of the day-to-day maintenance deficiencies, including HVAC, electrical and plumbing. Steve demonstrated excellent customer service skills and worked directly with all levels of Nursing Management, Biomed, IT and Administration, assuring positive outcomes on all projects.
From 1996 to 2006, Steve served as Service Manager in the Building Automation industry, working for both Roth Bros. Inc and Advanced Controls Corporation. His responsibilities included managing all employees in the Service Department, coordinating and administrating their activities. Steve directed and performed software modifications, hardware repairs and upgrades, and retrofit installations and replacements, while ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction. Steve’s responsibilities extended to submitting sales proposals to potential and existing clients, and he directed procurement of all equipment, materials and supplies required to properly perform all functions within the Service Department. Steve’s managerial duties included interviewing, hiring, and training of new employees, performance appraisals, motivating employees, effectively addressing internal concerns and successfully resolving problems.