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Ian Gleeson

Chief Investment Officer – Global Real Estate Strategies

Ian Gleeson is Chief Investment Officer – Global Real Estate Strategies for CBRE Investment Management. Ian co-chairs the Global Investment Committee and oversees the Global Real Estate Investments team, directing more than $90 billion of assets under management. Previously, Ian served as CEO and CIO of the firm’s Indirect Real Estate Strategies. 

Ian began his real estate career in 1993 and has extensive experience investing in real estate funds across the full risk spectrum in Europe, North America and Asia. Prior to joining CBRE Investment Management in 2008, he was Head of International Property Multi-Manager, with responsibility for global mandates for Morley Fund Management. Previously, he served as Head of Property at the National Pensions Reserve Fund of Ireland and had been Director of Property Investment Strategy and Indirect Property at F&C Management Ltd.

Ian earned a Master’s degree in Economics and Business Studies from Trinity College Dublin. He is a former member of INREV (the European Association for Unlisted Real Estate Funds) Management Board and chair of the Investor Forum of INREV. Ian is a Senior Manager under the FCA’s Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SMCR).