Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors (CBC Advisors), the largest and top-performing Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliate in the world, today named industry veteran Rob Cord President of CBC Advisors with Lew Cramer continuing to function as the firm’s CEO.
Prior to the announcement, Cramer served as both president and CEO of CBC Advisors. In his new role, Cord will lead national expansion efforts while overseeing a growing Asset Services practice.
“Rob Cord is uniquely qualified to lead our efforts as we continue to expand our national platform in primary and dynamic secondary markets,” said Brandon Fugal, Chairman of CBC Advisors.
In his more than 26 years of diversified management experience, Cord served as managing director at Grubb & Ellis, overseeing 5 offices throughout San Francisco with 300 agents and nearly 500 total personnel. He was managing director at CB Richard Ellis Real Estate Services, overseeing 200 professionals in three offices throughout the Sacramento Valley.
He led teams that managed a 12-million-square-foot portfolio with Voit Real Estate, 19-million-square-foot portfolio in Northern California for Cassidy Turley, and a 14-million-square-foot portfolio for Kennedy Wilson.
Cord joined CBC Advisors in 2015 as President of the Asset Services division. Under his leadership, Asset Services tripled an expanding portfolio of properties to over 21 million square feet under management in less than a year.
“Rob Cord came to CBC Advisors with the charge of elevating an Asset Services offering nationally,” said Cramer. “Through providing real value to the client, Rob has achieved unprecedented growth and client satisfaction. Implementing the same initiatives, culture of excellence, and quick and nimble leadership approach, Rob will exceed client expectations as he leads the expansion of the fastest growing commercial real estate network in the United States.”
CBC Advisors has grown 310 percent since 2013. 500 commercial real estate professionals advise clients from 30 offices coast-to-coast. Built on an agent-centric approach, CBC Advisors operates as a full-service commercial real estate brokerage. The firm represents world-class office, retail, and industrial projects nationwide.