Paul Diederich joined CBRE at the beginning of 2009, and is a Senior Vice President. Prior to joining the firm, Paul spent the previous seven years with two other notable commercial real estate firms, cultivating a unique consultative approach to providing strategic real estate solutions. As a member of CBRE’s Advisory & Transaction Group, and a leader in the Private Equity practice group, Paul focuses on identifying opportunities to maximize the impact real estate has on an organization. His strong execution and results-oriented approach has been successful in serving the local, regional, and global needs of a broad base of organizations across a variety of industries. As a leader on multiple client engagements, Paul has facilitated complex real estate transactions with a total transactional value in excess of $1 Billion.
As a real estate professional, Paul has found great success in building his practice on trust and dedication. His ability to adapt quickly to challenges, his tireless work ethic, and his commitment to surpass high expectations truly differentiates Paul in this highly competitive industry. With a core focus on improving performance and creating additional value for companies, Paul has had great success advising Private Equity firms and their portfolio companies. With CBRE's integrated services, Paul has found opportunities both pre/post acquisition to maximize enterprise value. In doing so, he has provided advantage to his PE clients in a very competitive environment and assisted management teams deliver exceptional outcomes. A testament to this is Paul's repeat and frequent engagement by some of the industry's foremost investment firms.
Specialties: acquisitions/dispositions, portfolio administration and optimization, labor arbitrage / analytics, economic incentives, debt / equity, workplace strategy
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- CoreNet Global, Member
- American Association of Finance, Member
- Former Illinois Chapter of Certified Commercial Investment Members (CCIM), Member and Committee Member
- Walter Payton Cancer Fund’s Annual Marathon, Former Committee Member
- CBRE Chicago Circle (2012, 2013, 2014)
- CBRE Chicago Top 10 Professionals (2013, 2014)
- University of Iowa, Tippie College of Business - BBA, Finance