CBRE Investment Management Appoints Sheila Hicks as Senior Portfolio Manager for Dutch funds

August 29, 2023

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CBRE Investment Management (“CBRE IM”) has appointed Sheila Hicks as Senior Portfolio Manager for its Dutch funds’ platform.

Based in the Amsterdam office, Hicks will be responsible for designing and implementing portfolio strategies for the Dutch funds, including supervising performance, investments and projects. In this role, she will serve as the link between investors and the operator teams within CBRE IM’s investor and operator platform. Hicks will also be responsible for the ESG agenda for the Dutch funds.

Hicks joined the Dutch Local Leadership Team, with Paul Oremus, Country Manager for the Netherlands, Krijn Taconis, Head of Transactions in the Netherlands, and Ronald Gordijn, Chief Financial Officer.

With over twenty years of experience in commercial real estate, across finance, asset management, transactions and development - Hicks joins from Schiphol Real Estate B.V. where she was Senior Manager, Commercial Real Estate and was part of the management team. In addition, she was a member of the supervisory board and the audit committee at Businesspark Flight Forum, the public-private partnership between the municipality of Eindhoven and Schiphol Real Estate B.V.

Paul Oremus, Country Manager for the Netherlands at CBRE IM, commented: “With Sheila’s appointment, we have secured a highly experienced professional with a strong track record in asset management, structuring transactions and managing large teams. We look forward to benefiting from her knowledge and skills as we continue to grow the Dutch investment platform.”

About CBRE Investment Management

CBRE Investment Management is a leading global real assets investment management firm with $147.6 billion in assets under management* as of June 30, 2023, 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 2022 revenue). CBRE has approximately 115,000 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.