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Jim Nuffield, P. Eng.

Alliance Director

Jim Nuffield, P. Eng. Alliance Director
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166

Professional Experience

Since spring 2012, Jim has been Alliance Director for the American Express Account, headquartered in New York City.  In this role, Jim manages Amex’s Facilities Management operations globally.  His goal is to set a strategic vision for the account and to execute that vision to achieve an optimal operating cost structure, unprecedented customer satisfaction and world class FM services to American Express.

Prior to joining CBRE, Jim co-founded the Corporate Services division for Cushman & Wakefield’s Canadian subsidiary, providing brokerage coordination and lease administration services to multi-national clients.  Previously, he was the Director, Real Estate and Construction for Digital Canada, since absorbed by HP.  He was Construction Superintendent for a heavy construction company (Ellis-Don) and was Director of Engineering for Westar, once Canada’s largest natural resource company.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Association of Professional Engineers, Province of Ontario


  • McMaster University, Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
  • University of Toronto, Managerial Finance
  • Centennial Community College, DatabaseDesign and Administration Certificate, HTML/XLM and website construction certificate


  • Jim is teaching himself French with the goal to be fluent by 2014
  • Advanced Certificate, International Wine and Spirits Education Trust ; with an extensive wine collection
  • Playwright and is working on his first science fiction novel. 

(Partial List)

  • American Express
  • Florida Power & Light
  • Toronto-Dominion Bank
  • EDS
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Digital/Compaq/HP
  • Bridgestone-Firestone
  • AT&T
  • NCR
  • Lucent Technologies


2008 to 2012: Alliance Director, Florida Power & Light Account

  • At FPL, Jim was responsible for the delivery of Facility and Project Management services to FPL’s 1,082 buildings and 717 locations. 
  • In 2009, the account won the CBRE Turnaround of the Year award. This was accomplished through setting a strategic vision for the business, establishing short and medium range goals to meet the vision and executing the plan. 
  •  In 2011, a survey of 1,100 FPL employees indicated 96.8% satisfied with their facilities, the highest rating ever.  
  • Throughout 2010 and 2011, Jim executed on his goal to become the premiere facilities management organization in the utilities industry.  
  • During 2011 and early 2012, Jim’s team undertook to web base every process undertaken by the organization from life cycle management to reporting, cloud storage, Building Management Systems and tablet based asset assessments. 
  • In 2011, under Jim’s leadership, FPL’s 860,000 sf 30 year old corporate headquarters campus achieved LEED Gold certification.  
  • The team also achieved the 2011 GCS Recognition Award for achieving a customer satisfaction rating of “Dark Green”, the highest level.

2002 to 2008: Alliance Director, T-D Bank - North America Account

  • From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Nuffield was ​an managed the Facility Management, Project Management, Transaction and Lease Administration functions for T-D Bank – North America’s 7th largest bank. 
  • In this capacity, he was responsible for a gross annual occupancy budget of $300 million, implementing over 1,000 projects, 10,000 MACs and more than 100,000 work orders, with extremely high levels of customer satisfaction. 
  • This work included managing transactions for T-D in 16 countries.
Jim Nuffield, P. Eng. Alliance Director
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166