CBRE Investment Management Continues Operating Model Evolution with Appointment of Retail Property Platform Lead EMEA

January 18, 2023

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CBRE Investment Management (“CBRE IM”) has appointed Antonio Tarroc to Retail Property Platform Lead EMEA. In this newly created role, Antonio will help deliver on CBRE IM’s ambition to create a market-leading EMEA retail operator platform.

Antonio’s appointment completes CBRE IM’s operating model evolution in EMEA regarding Property Platform Leads as each sector now has in place a dedicated Lead for retail, logistics, offices and residential. As part of this evolution, the business also has fully empowered local sector asset management teams. In EMEA, CBRE IM employs more than 50 retail specialists with a deep knowledge of the industry and local assets they are accountable for.

The Retail Property Platform Lead role will deliver on the retail property platform’s strategic objectives, to enhance investment and sustainability performance while increasing tenants and investors satisfaction across the platform. Reporting to Eric Decouvelaere, EMEA Head of Retail Operator Division, the pair will work closely together along with the asset management teams across the European business.

Antonio has worked for CBRE IM for nearly six years and will also continue in his current role as Head of Retail Asset Management Iberia. With over 13 years’ experience in real estate, Antonio has specialised in property, asset and investment management in the retail sector. Prior to joining CBRE IM, Antonio held several positions within the real estate industry which included Asset Manager for Carmila España and Incus Capital. He also gained four years’ experience in Retail Property Management working for Gentalia.

Eric Decouvelaere, EMEA Head of Retail Operator Division, at CBRE Investment Management, said: “Antonio’s promotion to Retail Property Platform Lead EMEA completes our roster of Property Platform Leads and to have filled this role internally exemplifies the depth and breadth of talent across our team. Antonio will be crucial in delivering consistent standards that meet the highest requirements across our market-leading retail operator platform, and we are delighted to have appointed someone of his calibre and experience to the role.”

About CBRE Investment Management
CBRE Investment Management is a leading global real assets investment management firm with $143.9 billion in assets under management* as of September 30, 2022, operating in more than 30 offices and 20 countries around the world. Through its investor-operator culture, the firm seeks to deliver sustainable investment solutions across real assets categories, geographies, risk profiles and execution formats so that its clients, people and communities thrive.

CBRE Investment Management is an independently operated affiliate of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2021 revenue). CBRE has more than 105,000 employees (excluding Turner & Townsend employees) serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE Investment Management harnesses CBRE’s data and market insights, investment sourcing and other resources for the benefit of its clients. For more information, please visit

*Assets under management (AUM) refers to the fair market value of real assets-related investments with respect to which CBRE Investment Management provides, on a global basis, oversight, investment management services and other advice and which generally consist of investments in real assets; equity in funds and joint ventures; securities portfolios; operating companies and real assets-related loans. This AUM is intended principally to reflect the extent of CBRE Investment Management’s presence in the global real assets market, and its calculation of AUM may differ from the calculations of other asset managers and from its calculation of regulatory assets under management for purposes of certain regulatory filings.