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Bret Nave, Senior Managing Director

Bret Nave

Executive Managing Director

Project Management

Bret Nave Executive Managing Director
Project Management Bret Nave Lang Variant
Atlanta 3550 Lenox Road NE
Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30326

Professional Background


Bret Nave is CBRE’s Global Workplace Services Americas Project Management Lead. He is responsible for elevating GWS Project Management business in terms of growth and client outcomes. Prior to this role, Bret was the Senior Managing Director supporting Project Management for the Eastern Division. He was responsible for overseeing all project management activities for our Corporate Customers as well as our Local Market Areas.

Bret has been with CBRE since 1990 and has more than 30 years of construction experience. He has successfully managed more than $10 billion of diverse construction projects and has performed project management and general contracting services for such notable companies as Cingular, ExxonMobil, Pepsi Cola Company and Bank of America.

Bret’s value to clients is in his project management, development management and general contracting skills. He has provided leadership for new account playbooks and initiatives and has been instrumental in developing our Project Management Platform.

Professional Affilitations/Accreditations


  • Certified Plans Examiner – BOCA Building Codes
  • Certified Plans Examiner – Southern Building Codes

Education


  • University of Tulsa, Finance

Significants Assignments


  • ExxonMobil—Director of Development and Construction Services
    Developed the Playbook and Safety Program for the account and managed all new projects and programs for the account nationwide 

  • Bank One
    Managed project management and development for Oklahoma and Louisiana

    Managed a staff of 12 project managers delivering project management and general contracting services for the bank while managing the Oklahoma Project Management Group

  • Warren Foundation
    120,000-square-foot medical office building

Clients


  • Bank of America
  • Bank One
  • BB&T
  • Cingular Wireless
  • ExxonMobil
  • Panda Express
  • Pepsi Cola Company
  • Ryder
  • Warren Foundation
Bret Nave Executive Managing Director
Project Management Bret Nave Lang Variant
Atlanta 3550 Lenox Road NE
Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30326