redirect pin user minus plus fax mobile-phone office-phone data envelope globe outlook retail close line-arrow-down solid-triangle-down facebook globe2 google hamburger line-arrow-left solid-triangle-left linkedin wechat play-btn line-arrow-right arrow-right solid-triangle-right search twitter line-arrow-up solid-triangle-up calendar globe-americas globe-apac globe-emea external-link music picture paper pictures play gallery download rss-feed vcard account-loading collection external-link2 internal-link share-link icon-close2
Chris Kirk Headshot

Chris Kirk

Global Chief Operating Officer and Global Chief Operating Officer, Advisory Services

Chris Kirk Global Chief Operating Officer and Global Chief Operating Officer, Advisory Services

Professional Experience


Chris Kirk serves as CBRE’s Global Chief Operating Officer and Global Chief Operating Officer for the Advisory Services business segment. In these roles, he has executive responsibility for the Advisory Services businesses in EMEA and APAC, the Host business, Corporate Communications and coordinating the delivery of Digital & Technology, People and Finance functions to the Advisory Services businesses globally. He also coordinates the agenda and workflow of the company’s Global Executive Committee and oversees M&A integrations. 

He previously had executive oversight of key Functional Area, including People, Sourcing & Procurement, Marketing and Research, and earlier served as Chief Executive Talent and Administrative Officer, and before that, Global Director of Human Resources. He is a member of the company’s Global Executive Committee. 

Mr. Kirk joined Trammell Crow Company, CBRE’s real estate development services subsidiary, in 2001, where he held several senior management positions, including Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. During his time with Trammell Crow Company he oversaw several management and administrative functions including investment management, legal/risk, human resources and corporate communications and marketing.

Prior to joining Trammell Crow Company, Mr. Kirk was a partner in the Dallas office of Vinson & Elkins, where he was a corporate finance, securities and M&A lawyer.


Education


  • University of Texas, Master of Business Administration
  • University of Texas School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • University of Texas, Bachelor of Business Administration
Chris Kirk Global Chief Operating Officer and Global Chief Operating Officer, Advisory Services