CBRE Executive Director
Clarence manages CBRE’s Global Loan Services Platform with more than $155bn of commercial real estate debt in the US, Europe and Asia. In addition, Clarence leads CBRE’s Pan European commercial reals estate serves practice which includes primary and special servicing, facility and security agency, loan underwriting and loan sales advisory of more than £21bn of commercial real estate debt.
Clarence has over 22 years of commercial real estate debt experience having managed servicing and debt platforms in the UK, Germany, Spain and the Benelux. He joined CBRE in 2013, after spending five years as CEO at Hatfield Philips International, one of Europe’s largest commercial real estate mortgage servicers. Prior to Hatfield Philips, Clarence was Managing Director of Crown Mortgage Management where his responsibilities included establishing and managing the European operations including both Primary and Special Servicing. In 2001, Clarence was instrumental in establishing Kreditwerk (formerly Aareal) Hypotheken Management, Germany’s first mortgage servicer which grew to manage over €13bn in assets in less than four years.
Clarence has also held leadership roles as Global Head of Commercial Payments at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt/New York.