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Georgia Collins, Senior Managing Director

Georgia Collins

Executive Managing Director, Workplace

Georgia Collins Executive Managing Director, Workplace, Americas
San Francisco 415 Mission Street
Suite 4600
San Francisco, CA 94105

Professional Experience

Georgia Collins co-leads the Workplace practice at CBRE. With specific responsibility for research and development, Georgia’s focus is on enhancing and expanding our service offerings so that our clients can better understand, and more effectively deliver, environments and services that improve employee effectiveness and act as competitive differentiators in the war for talent.

She is constantly driving her team, and asking her clients, to challenge the status quo—to think beyond what is known and comfortable in order to drive new behaviors and transform how work gets done.

Georgia has more than 15 years of experience in the field of workplace consulting. A recognized leader in the industry, Georgia’s project experience spans a wide range of markets and industries, the diversity of which helps frame her point of view.

She has a particular interest in social impact—how the development and maintenance of relationships within organizations can drive engagement and therefore business benefit—and how the decisions companies make about where the location and how they provision space can impact the surrounding community.

Prior to joining CBRE, Georgia led strategic business consultancy DEGW’s North American practice where she led significant engagements for companies like Autodesk, Cisco, eBay and Microsoft. Prior to DEGW, Georgia worked as an urban planner for Sasaki Associates.

Presentation & Publication

Georgia has spoken on panels at CoreNet; the Urban Land Institute; CREW San Francisco and the Registry, among others. She has also written on the topic of workplace and flexible work for Bloomberg Brief,, the Huffington Post and Contract magazine.

In 2015, Georgia was recognized as one of the most influential women in the Bay Area business by the San Francisco Business Times and as one of Real Estate Forum’s Women of Influence.


  • Harvard University, Masters in Urban Planning, Cambridge, MA
  • University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts, Philadelphia, PA


  • Invesco
  • eBay
  • Holland America
  • Union Bank
  • Dropbox
  • Ooyala
  • Sempra Energy
  • Universal Music Group
Georgia Collins Executive Managing Director, Workplace, Americas
San Francisco 415 Mission Street
Suite 4600
San Francisco, CA 94105