John Frager

John Frager

Chairman

John has been a commercial real estate executive for more than 20 years. In 2010, he rejoined CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (CBRE) as head of its Office Services Group for North America and Latin America, where he oversaw more than 1,500 professionals and support staff. He currently directly manages all CBRE real estate professionals in San Diego. Previously, he was President and CEO of Cassidy Turley San Diego (formerly Grubb & Ellis BRE Commercial), which he grew from the fourth largest to the largest commercial real estate firm in San Diego in just five years. Under his leadership, BRE launched several new divisions, including Financial Advisory Services, Debt Placement and Capital Markets, and acquired several businesses. John spent the first 16 years of his real estate career at CBRE, in various executive management positions. Previously, he served for six years as an aviator with the U.S. Navy and did tours in Japan, the Philippines and Guam. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.