CHICAGO –CBRE announced Paul Diederich has been promoted to First Vice President within the Tenant Representation Group.

Mr. Diederich joined CBRE in early 2009.  He specializes in advising clients in on real estate transactions in suburban Chicago as well as nationally and globally for multi-market clients. 

Throughout his nearly 5-year tenure with the firm, Mr. Diederich has acted as leader on multiple engagements, facilitating complex real estate deals in excess of 1.1 million square feet. Paul has had the pleasure of advising great companies such as Fifth Third Bank, The Carlyle Group, Power Construction, Altria Group, Levi Strauss & Co., MultiPlan and American Auto Guardian.

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CBRE 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 and investment firm (in terms of 2012 revenue). The Company has approximately 37,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE 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. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com