IllinoisCRE Abe Gamboa promoted to managing director at CBRE Chicago March 18, 2019 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via email Abe Gamboa has been promoted to managing director of project management (PJM) for the Chicago and Milwaukee markets at CBRE. “Abe has proven himself to be a true leader at CBRE and we are excited to see him receive this well-deserved promotion,” said John Latessa, president of CBRE’s Midwest division. “He has taken our PJM business to new heights and we are excited to see what he will do in the future.” Gamboa joined CBRE in 2005 as a project manager in Chicago and was promoted to senior director in 2017. In his role, he is responsible for managing all facets of PJM business for Chicago and Milwaukee across all sectors, including corporate offices, industrial, investment and move management. He has been recognized as project manager of the year within CBRE’s global PJM business and by the Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards in 2016 and 2018. “It is a pleasure to have Abe as a partner in Chicago’s project management team,” said Jim Carter, senior managing director for CBRE’s PJM. “He exemplifies our R.I.S.E. values and he leads from the front with patience, courage and humor.” Gamboa has a degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University Michigan.