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CBRE Investment Management Welcomes Cassondra Mehlum As Senior Director for Commercial Acquisitions

June 23, 2022


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Cassondra Mehlum has joined CBRE Investment Management as a Senior Director in Commercial Acquisitions. In this role, Mehlum is the lead responsible for sourcing, underwriting, negotiating, due diligence, and closing of commercial investments across the firm’s various funds and separate account mandates in the West Coast U.S. markets. 

Prior to joining CBRE Investment Management, Mehlum served as Senior Director, Acquisitions at New York Life Real Estate Investors, where she was responsible for sourcing and closing equity investments in the Southern California, Nevada and Utah regions. Prior to that, she also held positions in portfolio and asset management and research at Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust and Clarion Partners. Mehlum initially launched her career as a Senior Consultant at Appleseed, Inc., a New York City-based economic consulting firm.

“We are proud to welcome Cassondra to the Commercial Acquisitions team,” said Sondra Wenger, Head of Americas Commercial Operator Division for CBRE Investment Management. “Cassondra has a depth and diversity of experience in sourcing, acquiring, and managing real estate portfolios in some of the most challenging markets in the country. We believe her experience will significantly benefit our forward-looking acquisition strategies.”

Mehlum earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master of Science in Urban Planning with a specialization in Economic Development from Columbia University. She will be based in Los Angeles.

About CBRE Investment Management
CBRE Investment Management is a leading global real assets investment management firm with $146.8 billion in assets under management* as of March 31, 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 www.cbreim.com. 

*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.