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CBRE Global Investors Expands Americas Credit Division with Hiring of Nick Ito

02 Jul 2021


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Pam Barnett

Senior Director, Corporate Communications

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Nick Ito has joined CBRE Global Investors as Managing Director and Senior Originator. In this role, Mr. Ito will focus on deploying capital on behalf of the Americas Credit Division and will be based in Los Angeles.

“We’re very pleased to add Nick to our team. His professional pedigree and proven ability to execute complex financings through market cycles will help catalyze the growth of our firm’s current and future credit vehicles,” said Todd Sammann, CBRE Global Investors Head of the Americas Credit Division.

Prior to joining CBRE Global Investors, Mr. Ito spent 15 years at MetLife, where he served as Head of Commercial Mortgages in the Los Angeles Office and Head of West Coast Debt Fund Originations. During his tenure at MetLife, Mr. Ito structured and closed $7 billion worth of balance sheet loans across all major asset classes. Prior to MetLife, Mr. Ito served as a Valuation Associate at PwC and Deloitte.

Mr. Ito is an alumnus of the University of Southern California, where he earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Real Estate Development degrees.

About CBRE Global Investors
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