F. Kevin Aucello Joins CBRE Hotels as First Vice President

Los Angeles, CA – May 18, 2016—CBRE Group, Inc. announced that F. Kevin Aucello has joined CBRE Hotels as First Vice President. Based in Honolulu, Mr. Aucello will focus on institutional hotel sales throughout Hawaii and the Pacific.

Mr. Aucello is a high-performing commercial real estate professional with more than 30 years of experience in banking, commercial real estate and hotels. Throughout the course of his career, he has been involved in $2.5 billion of hotel transactions, management contracts, franchise agreements, valuations and consulting. Mr. Aucello will be a member of the CBRE Hotels’ institutional group and will report to Kevin Mallory, Senior Managing Director and Global Head, CBRE Hotels, and Kimberly Lord, Senior Managing Director for CBRE’s Hawaii Region.

“Kevin’s tremendous knowledge of the hotel market in Hawaii and the Pacific, combined with his outstanding relationships spanning several decades, will be instrumental to CBRE’s market share growth in hotel investment sales in the region,” said Mr. Mallory. “We look forward to the significant contributions he will provide to our national platform.”

Mr. Aucello returns to CBRE after nine years during which time he worked as Vice President of Colliers International Hotels, where he represented buyers and sellers of hospitality properties in the Pacific, which included Hawaii, Micronesia, Okinawa and Mexico. He also worked for Outrigger Enterprises Group, where he expanded the company’s brand and management platform in Hawaii, the Pacific and North America, and in lodging development for Marriott International.

Ms. Lord added, “Having a fully integrated, committed hotels team operating in Hawaii with a global reach gives CBRE a dominant position locally and throughout the Pacific region. Kevin is a well-established and highly respected hospitality transaction expert in this region. His institutional experience, hands-on market knowledge and extensive hospitality sector relationships will vastly elevate CBRE Hotels’ integrated services platform. As a team drawing on the massive resources of CBRE, Kevin along with Amelia Lim are fully committed to providing our clients with options and solutions that result from the collaborative blend of strategic advisory and transaction capabilities.”

CBRE Hotels is a specialized advisory group within CBRE providing brokerage, valuation, consulting, research and capital markets services to companies in the hotel sector. CBRE Hotels is comprised of over 385 dedicated hospitality professionals located in 60 offices across the globe.

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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 (in terms of 2015 revenue). The Company has more than 70,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 400 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.