CBRE Valuation and Advisory Services Group today announced that Anna Urquiza has joined the company in the newly created role of Director of Americas Quality & Risk Management.
In this role, she will implement and drive the global quality and risk management strategy for the Valuation and Advisory Services (VAS) business line throughout the Americas, based in Chicago.
Urquiza’s focus will be on directing efforts to implement and drive the Global Quality and Risk Management Strategy for the VAS business line throughout the Americas. She will work directly with the VAS Americas Country heads, senior managing directors and managing directors to review and provide guidance on managing and assessing risk within the Americas in line with the Global QRM Head.
Urquiza will also oversee the management of CBRE VAS Company and Appraiser licensing requirements in the Americas, work with the Business Systems team to assist in the development of quality and risk management tools, and oversee the annual VAS internal audit process.
She joins CBRE after holding numerous leadership positions with GE Capital Real Estate, including Global Valuation Leader. Throughout her storied career, Urquiza has accumulated more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience including risk management, regulatory relations, business development, financial structuring and analysis, global process management, underwriting, and strategic planning. She has extensive familiarity with all property types, including office, retail, industrial, golf, timeshare, hospitality, mobile home, and multifamily assets.