Press Release

CBRE Appoints New President

October 2, 2023

CBRE (Japan headquarters: Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) has announced the appointment of Takashi Tsuji as President and Chief Operating Officer. Tsuji succeeds Eiji Sakaguchi, who has been promoted to a new role as Chairman. Retaining his position as Chief Executive Officer, Sakaguchi will continue to oversee the business and drive growth. These leadership changes are effective October 1, 2023.

Tsuji was most recently Head of Capital Markets. Under his leadership, the company’s investment business has demonstrated exceptional growth and an ability to deliver innovative solutions to clients' real estate strategies. Tsuji’s new responsibilities will leverage his extensive experience and track record in real estate and capital markets, strengthening the company’s managerial resources and business operations for the next growth stage.

“Since CBRE Japan was founded in 1970, the business has steadily strengthened its position as a comprehensive commercial real estate services provider,” commented Tsuji. “CBRE’s range of covers various asset types - office, retail, industrial and logistics, R&D, data center, hotel, and renewable energy – and we also provide a broad scope of services such as leasing, investment, advisory, appraisal, and property management/operations nationwide. We seek to evolve to ensure our services allow these key assets to deliver the most value to our clients’ real estate strategies. We strive to contribute to the Japanese economy via our real estate expertise. As one team of diverse professionals, we will continue to provide multi-dimensional solutions and challenge ourselves to new heights.”

◆ New responsibilities effective October 1, 2023
Eiji Sakaguchi - Chairman and CEO
Takashi Tsuji - President and COO

Takashi Tsuji Profile

After graduating from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Tokyo, Tsuji joined Mitsubishi Corporation in 1991. After a posting in the Logistics Business Division, he was seconded to the New York headquarters of Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas) in 1997, where he worked in the venture investment business. After returning to Japan in 2002, he worked in the real estate securitization business, mainly through the development of and investment in logistics facilities. He was transferred to Diamond Realty Management Inc. (DREAM), the private equity real estate platform established by Mitsubishi Corporation, in April 2012, before being promoted to President and CEO of DREAM in November of the same year. Tsuji joined CBRE in April 2019, as overall Head of Capital Markets Japan, leading a team of over 100 professionals across the country. He was promoted to President and COO of CBRE K.K. on October 1, 2023.

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About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2023 revenue). The company has more than 130,000 employees (including Turner & Townsend employees) serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at