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CBRE Investment Management Continues to Expand Sustainability Team with the Hiring of Mathew Chamish

December 13, 2022

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Mathew Chamish has joined CBRE Investment Management as Director of Sustainability for the Americas. In this role, Mathew supports the development, implementation and monitoring of sustainability policies and procedures covering corporate operations and investment management activity across the firm’s direct investment strategies in the Americas region.

Prior to joining CBRE Investment Management, Mathew was a Senior Director for Energy and Sustainability Services at JLL, where he led the design and execution of strategies to meet clients’ sustainability goals. He also previously was a Project Engineer at Nexant, an energy software and consulting firm, and Project Manager for U.S. Energy Group, an energy management system company.

“We’re proud to expand our Sustainability Team with the addition of Mat, who will be leading projects across our direct investment business in the Americas,” said Helen Gurfel, Global Head of Sustainability & Innovation for CBRE Investment Management. “Mat’s experience managing sustainability efforts across large-scale real estate portfolios and keen understanding of the current sustainability landscape will be invaluable as we continue to strengthen our position as a leading real assets investment manager.”

Mathew earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from George Washington University and a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Energy Systems from Columbia University. Mathew also holds several professional certifications with energy and ESG-focused organizations.

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.

About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2023 revenue). The company has more than 130,000 employees (including Turner & Townsend employees) serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at