Robert and Lauren Steers Chair, Steers Center for Global Real Estate
Jim Reid joined the Steers Center in July of 2019 as the Robert and Lauren Steers Chair for Global Real Estate. Reid will focus on enhancing the Steers Center brand through his global network. Further, he will teach the center’s foundational real estate course for undergraduates beginning in 2020. Reid continues to serve as a senior advisor to CBRE where he has enjoyed a 33 year career as both a senior executive and, earlier in his career, a practicing brokerage and capital markets professional. Reid held multiple executive positions at CBRE, including chief operating officer, Americas; president, U.S. eastern division; and chairman, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Reid received an MBA from Harvard University and a B.S. in commerce from the University of Virginia.