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CB Richard Ellis Adds Debt & Equity Professional Robert Newstead

Robert Newstead

CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) announced the addition of Robert Newstead as Vice President of the Debt & Equity Finance Group’s Honolulu office. He works with clients to provide financing solutions for commercial and multi-family real estate investments.

Robert Newstead is a licensed broker in Hawaii and California with nearly 10 years of experience in real estate finance. He has extensive connections with capital sources including Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, life insurance companies, bridge lenders, banks and institutional equity.

“CBRE continues to add professionals with experience and expertise in specialized segments of commercial real estate who are available to our clients as they need them,” said Joseph Haas, senior managing director, CBRE Hawaii office.  “We have now added both valuation and advisory services and debt and equity finance professionals in the past year to serve our clients needs.”

Prior to joining CBRE, Newstead worked as a Senior Consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton in Honolulu. He also worked for Capmark Finance (now Berkadia) in their San Francisco, CA office for five years where he held the position of Vice President.

Newstead received a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business and Marketing and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Japanese from San Jose State University. He earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and also participated in Keio University’s MBA exchange program in Tokyo, Japan. (for alumni media only) He is a resident of Honolulu. (for community media only)

About CB Richard Ellis

CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2009 revenue).  The Company has approximately 29,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CB Richard Ellis offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. CB Richard Ellis has been named a BusinessWeek 50 “best in class” company for three years in a row. Please visit our Web site at www.cbre.com.


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