Brett White '84

Dean's Cabinet Member


Mr. White has served as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cushman & Wakefield since 2015. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, he had a 28-year career with CBRE, serving as Chief Executive Officer from 2005 to 2012 and President from 2001 to 2005. He was also a member of CBRE’s Board of Directors from 1998 to 2013.

Mr. White currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Edison International and Southern California Edison. He also served as a trustee of the University of San Francisco and as a member of the board of directors for Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (ACRE), Realogy Holdings Corporation and Mossimo, Inc.

A graduate of UC Santa Barbara in 1984, Mr. White holds a B.A. in Biology.