Rachel Gradner is an Associate in the Advisory & Transaction Services Practice and a member of CBRE’s Location Incentives Group. Ms. Gradner assists global clients with site selection, economic incentives negotiations, and overall incentive portfolio strategy across all industry verticals and project types. Recent project experience includes consulting services for manufacturing, food processing, technology, and financial services clients.
Prior to joining CBRE in 2015, Ms. Gradner was a Senior Analyst for Jones Lang LaSalle’s Strategic Consulting Group. There, she focused on global location advisory, portfolio optimization, business analytics, and overall real estate strategy for Global 500 Company, Zurich Insurance Group.
Prior to her role at Jones Lang LaSalle, Ms. Gradner served as an Assurance Associate at PwC. Her responsibilities included performing quarterly reviews, annual financial statement audits and detailed financial analysis over comparative periods of time for Fortune 500 companies in the utilities industry.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- Licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker
- Leadership Board Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago
- Member of CBRE Philanthropy Committee, Workplace Mentoring Program
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting & International Business from Indiana University Kelley School of Business