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Leading in a Time of Growth, Innovation

22 1月 2018


If timing is everything, Jeff Hipschman feels fortunate to have been on the front lines in the late 1980s, as technology began to reshape the financial services sector. That largely meant helping equity traders adapt to the rise of personal workstations, starting with his time as a specialist with Salomon Bros. and later with Lehman Bros.

That focus continued as Hipschman shifted to real estate in 1998, when he was introduced to Julien Studley and was hired to help integrate technology into the iconic brokerage firm.
"It was a small, nimble company, so we were able to do a lot of the firsts before the larger players were able to," he said, from putting a PC on every desk to building a website an using Internet marketing. "That helped the firm grow and it really took productivity to a whole new level."

"So that was a great opportunity to really have an impact on value in terms of the company," said Hipschman, who spent eight years with Studley Inc. "And Julien and the folks that ran that firm gave me great latitude to expand beyond traditional I.T."

Technology remains top of mind for Hipschman these days, even if it's just one of many other responsibilities he has in his current position. As CBRE's senior managing director in New Jersey, he oversees three offices with roughly 120 professionals that make up the firm's footprint in the northern and central parts of the state. 

Hipschman, who joined CBRE in 2002, has held the leadership post since 2010 and has helped steer its growth in New Jersey in the years after the downturn. That has meant everything from capitalizing on... Read full article
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