Industry Veteran Returns to CBRE as Vice Chair of DFW Advisory, Transaction Services Team

Robert Blount will focus on representing office occupiers and offering strategic consulting services for his clients.

Robert Blount has returned to CBRE’s Dallas-Fort Worth Advisory & Transaction Services team as a vice chairman, the company announced.

Blount will focus on representing office occupiers and offering strategic consulting services for his clients, Dallas-based CBRE said.

“Robert is one of the most highly regarded office professionals in Dallas, participating in some of the largest, market-shifting transactions as our region has become one of the country’s leading office markets,” Brooke Armstrong, president of advisory services for Dallas-Fort Worth, said in a statement. “His immense success is rooted in his ability to develop thoughtful relationships and bring a unique approach to each transaction and client he serves. We couldn’t be happier to have him back on our team.”

Blount is an 18-year industry veteran who spent over 10 years at CBRE from 2008 to 2019 as a senior vice president before moving to JLL in 2019.

CBRE said Blount’s clients span a variety of industries, including financial services, legal, and advertising. In 2022 alone, some of his largest deals included Bank OZK’s 110,000-square-foot anchor-tenant lease at 23Springs and TRG’s (formerly The Richards Group) 101,000-square-foot lease at The Stack in Deep Ellum.

“I’m incredibly excited to return to CBRE at such a dynamic time in the commercial real estate industry,” Blount said in a statement. “CBRE’s platform, resources, and people are tremendous differentiators in advising clients in today’s rapidly-evolving environment.”

CBRE Group is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, based on 2021 revenue. It has more than 105,000 employees, excluding Turner & Townsend employees, who serve clients in more than 100 countries.

CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management, property management, investment management, appraisal and valuation, property leasing, strategic consulting, property sales, mortgage services, and development services.

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