Barbara Emmons & Val Achtemeier
Barbara Emmons been with CBRE for 27 years and is a leading investment broker specializing in industrial, office and land sales. Barbara has been among the firm’s Colbert Coldwell Circle, an elite group that is comprised of the top 3% of producers in the entire company and was appointed the elite title of Vice Chairman, the highest title a producer can achieve within CBRE and a title shared by few professionals nationally. For 2015, Barbara ranked in the 1% of all CBRE professionals and was #1 in the Los Angeles office. Ms. Emmons was the winner of the company’s Endurance of Spirit Award, given to a top professional that focuses on mentoring, philanthropy, professional development and personal enrichment.
Valerie K. Achtemeier is Executive Vice President of Capital Markets for CBRE, Inc. She has over 25 years of commercial real estate experience including both institutional and private entrepreneurial positions focusing on development, debt and equity procurement, joint venture formations, investment acquisitions and dispositions, and all aspects of capital markets activities. Ms. Achtemeier has extensive relationships with diverse capital sources, including both commercial and investment banks, insurance companies, and pension funds. Prior to joining CBRE in 2009, Ms. Achtemeier served as Vice President and Director of Capital Markets at Majestic Realty Co. (1996–2009). In that capacity, she raised debt and equity capital for industrial, retail, office, hotel and gaming assets—averaging capital production of $1 billion per year.