Mary Jo Eaton is Global President of Asset Services for CBRE where she leads a global business line with the responsibility of managing more than 3 billion square feet of commercial property.
Concurrent with her current role, Ms. Eaton had also been responsible for CBRE’s Valuation & Advisory Services business globally where she had executive oversight of over 2000 professionals and 490,000 valuation assignments. She was previously the President of CBRE Florida and Latin America. In this role, Ms. Eaton was responsible for 18 CBRE owned offices and 4 affiliate offices with more than 3,000 employees in Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Ms. Eaton led CBRE’s Florida region until 2011, successfully aligning the firm’s state-wide management, operations and sales professional teams, as well as expanding the firm's full-service capabilities throughout Florida. This included recruiting numerous sales professionals across the state, rebuilding CBRE’s Asset Services and Project Management business lines in Florida, and establishing marketing, research and operations centers of excellence.
Ms. Eaton serves as the Executive Sponsor of the CBRE Hispanic and Latin Business Resource Group which supports Hispanic and Latin professionals globally. A champion for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, Ms. Eaton also serves on CBRE’s Diversity Council; is Co-Chair of the Miami Musical Arts Association and is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Cleveland Orchestra. Ms. Eaton is a former board member of The Commonwealth Institute, a non-profit organization devoted to advancing businesswomen in leadership positions.
With over 28 years of experience in commercial real estate, Ms. Eaton is experienced in virtually every aspect of the real estate business, including brokerage, management and operations, construction management, asset management, acquisition and disposition and contract negotiations. Prior to relocating to Florida, Ms. Eaton was Managing Director of CBRE's Baltimore office and simultaneously oversaw the firm's Asset Services business in the Baltimore-Washington D.C. region, which consisted of approximately 50 million square feet of retail, office and industrial assets under management. She was also instrumental in the merger of the Trammell Crow Company and CBRE. Ms. Eaton started her career with CBRE as Managing Director of Asset Services in the Philadelphia region, and has held positions with Equity Office Properties Trust (EOP) and Lincoln Property Company.
Ms. Eaton received a Bachelor of Arts from Case Western Reserve University and a Master of Music from Temple University.
- Top 10 Women in Real Estate, Connect Media, 2017
- Top 100 Power Leaders, South Florida Business Journal, 2015
- Women Making Waves in Commercial Real Estate, The Real Deal, 2015
- Top 50 Women-Led Business Leaders in Florida, The Commonwealth Institute, 2014
- Women Changing the World of Real Estate, IREM, 2013
Top 100 Power Leaders, South Florida Business Journal, 2013
President's Performance Award, CBRE, 2011 & 2010
- Heavy Hitters in Real Estate, South Florida Business Journal, 2012
- 100 Power Leaders, South Florida Business Journal, 2012
- Market Leader of the Year, CBRE, 2009