Client Strategy Consulting Manager
Job ID
Service line
Advisory Segment
Role type
Areas of Interest
New York City - New York - United States of America, San Francisco - California - United States of America
About America's Consulting:

Consulting leverages deep, sector-specific expertise, the experience gained through thousands of client engagements and unparalleled intelligence and technology to holistically diagnose opportunities across multiple dimensions: experiences, transformational change and operations, location, and cost.

Whether building a new integrated strategy, reimagining an existing one, or tackling just one aspect of the real estate ecosystem, our people help develop innovative solutions to unique, complex and interdependent challenges.

About The Role:

The purpose of this position is to manage and support the achievement of strategic goals and objectives for line of business clients.

What You'll Do:

  • Implement and maintain key processes to be followed by the function and define portfolio management priorities for site, area and function planning, and other strategic activities for specific engagements and clients as required.
  • Partner with owners/managers of databases containing supply (lease administration and portfolio reports), demand (occupancy), and cost (operating expense) information.
  • Develop comprehensive management models to support strategic consulting efforts and assignments.
  • Support the management and achievement of financial, operational, and other measures established for the client or specific engagements.
  • Develop and refine building, state, and segment reports. Distribute reports as defined by the client for the specific account or engagement.
  • Collaborate with team members and the client to develop real estate plans and implement strategies for achieving savings and cost avoidance goals.
  • Conduct periodic interviews of business unit and other client leaders to identify future business direction related to growth, labor, market changes, and other issues that could impact real estate requirements or provide insights relative to strategic and/or optimization-focused initiatives.
  • May develop benchmarks for the client's real estate portfolio to identify trends, risks, and opportunities.
  • Prepare and present deliverables in oral, written, and visual formats relative to client strategy, industry benchmarks, best practices, and other topics as required.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
What You'll Need:

To perform this job successfully, an individual will need to perform each crucial duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university. Master's degree or MBA preferred.
  • 3-5 years of corporate real estate experience with emphasis on Consulting, Strategic Planning, Occupancy Planning, and Transaction Management
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite Products. Knowledge of real estate-specific software solutions like Tririga, Manhattan CenterStone, Siterra Plus, or Argus is a plus.
  • Experience with quantitative analysis is highly preferred.
  • Consistent record of providing excellent internal and external customer service


When you join CBRE you will have the support and resources of a global firm where an entrepreneurial mentality is encouraged. You'll realize your potential with exciting work, fast-paced assignments, an environment of constant learning and dedication to results! To enable your success, we provide the best tools, training and leaders in the industry.

Our culture is built on our RISE values and reflects the needs and perspectives of our clients and our people. Our work is guided by our North Star: Crafting the real estate solutions of tomorrow, so businesses and people thrive.

Coming to work for CBRE, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package, 401k, and extraordinary perks such as career growth and longevity!
CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Workplace Advisory Strategist position is $90,000 annually and the maximum is $140,000 annually. The compensation offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE’s applicable benefit program.
CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.