CBRE Global Investors Hires Sondra Wenger as Head of Americas Commercial Operator Division
Real Estate In-Depth | July 14, 2021
CBRE Global Investors has hired Sondra Wenger, a 25-year industry veteran, to serve as the firm’s Head of Americas Commercial Operator Division. She will operate out of the firm’s New York City office. In this role, Wenger is responsible for the execution and operation of the firm’s office and retail assets in the Americas, which is comprised of $8.5 billion of direct office AUM and $1.5 billion of direct retail AUM as of March 31, 2021. She serves as a member of the firm’s Americas Investment Committee.
Over the course of her career, Wenger has sourced, negotiated and closed more than $10 billion of transactions in more than 35 cities. She has been involved in numerous transactions. These include equity and debt positions in stabilized, value-add, opportunistic, infrastructure and opportunity zone investments in office buildings, retail, apartments, condominiums, industrial, data centers, cold storage, hotels and mixed-use assets through direct and joint venture investments.
Prior to joining CBRE Global Investors, Wenger served as a senior executive for institutions including CIM Group, General Electric and Equity Office Properties. In these roles, she was responsible for strategizing, developing and executing the real estate investment strategy.