Charles Leitner

CBRE Global Investors

Charles Leitner

Charles Leitner has been appointed CEO and will succeed Ritson Ferguson who is stepping down. He joins from Berkshire Group, where he has served as the president and CEO since 2013. Berkshire is an investment management company specialising in US residential property. Prior to Berkshire, he served as the global CEO of RREEF/Deutsche Asset Management, a company with over USD 80 bln of assets under management. In his new position he is to report to Daniel Queenan, the global CEO of CBRE’s Real Estate Investments. Charles graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, He is a trustee of the Urban Land Institute, where he formerly served as chairman of the Greenprint Center for Building Performance.