CBRE promotes Katie Benefield
Benefield promoted to sales director for Colorado region
CBRE recently announced that Katie Benefield has been promoted to the position of Sales Director, Investor Services. In this role, Ms. Benefield is responsible for leading the sales management platform for CBRE’s five Colorado offices as well as driving increased market share and organizational growth for CBRE Capital Markets, Investor Leasing and Retail Services.
“Katie has worn many hats during her tenure at CBRE and consistently excels in whatever challenge or opportunity she faces,” says Pete Schippits, senior managing director of CBRE’s mountain states. “Our professionals, clients and organization as a whole are all poised to benefit from her expanded role as she accelerates her leadership in the investor space.”
Ms. Benefield’s primary focus is growing the business by creating connectivity between CBRE’s professionals and the firm’s expanding platform of services and tech-driven resources.
“It’s exciting to be part of a such a dynamic real estate services platform in a thriving state like Colorado, where we can see the evidence of economic growth every time we step outside our door. In combining CBRE’s market-leading professionals with our growing suite of technology resources, I get to ensure our clients receive the highest level of service so we can all work collectively to advance Colorado forward,” said Ms. Benefield.
In 2015, Ms. Benefield spearheaded the launch of CBRE’s investor sales management organization in Colorado. Prior to that role, she served as Capital Markets Operations Manager with CBRE’s Joint Venture and Structured Capital Services. Before joining CBRE, Ms. Benefield worked in sales management for Ecolab and in marketing for the investment bank Piper Jaffray, both in Minnesota. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Denver and a bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota.
Ms. Benefield is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, NAIOP and the University of Denver Burns School of Real Estate alumni network. She is based in CBRE’s downtown Denver office.
About CBRE: CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2018 revenue). CBRE offers a broad range of integrated 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 www.cbre.com.