CBRE's Tonya Brandon Named a 2017 Woman of Influence


CBRE announced that Tonya Brandon, Managing Director, Strategic Supply Chain Solutions within the firm’s Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business, has been recognized as one of Real Estate Forum’s 2017 Women of Influence.

Real Estate Forum, a leading publication in the commercial real estate industry, chose this year’s impressive winners from hundreds of nominees. The 24th annual list spotlights women who have shaped the commercial real estate industry, influenced the market or had outstanding successes in the last year.

As part of CBRE’s GWS business, Brandon works closely with clients to develop solutions that make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Throughout her 20 years of industry experience, she has excelled in roles within the firm’s Supply Chain Management, Facilities Management, and Project Management service lines. Her recent responsibilities have included implementing performance improvement innovations, change management initiatives, and cost reduction strategies.

“I've had the honor of working with Tonya for over 10 years, and she brings true leadership to every project and opportunity she tackles,” says Matt Werner, President of CBRE’s GWS Enterprise Facilities Management service line. “Tonya is never content to work narrowly. She sees and supports the bigger picture, and executes with precision, reliability, and decisiveness. We are fortunate to have her on our leadership team and within the CBRE family.”

In addition to her business focus, Brandon also contributes to several business and community groups. She is the national chairperson for CBRE’s African American Network Group, a recent mentor in the firm’s EMPOWER program, and a member of several industry associations, including the Institute of Supply Chain Management, Corporate Real Estate Women, and CoreNet Global.  She is also LEED accredited and BOMI RPA certified.

Brandon and her fellow winners are featured in Real Estate Forum’s July/August issue as well as on

About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), 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 2016 revenue). The company has more than 75,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 450 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. 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

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