Mr. Wirta is a Managing Partner at Beaumont, where he leads the firm’s real estate strategies.
Mr. Wirta served as the the Chairman of CBRE Group from 2014 to 2018. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of CBRE Group from 1997 to 2005. CBRE is the largest real estate services company in the world with current annual revenues of $23 billion and 100,000 employees in 60 countries. Mr. Wirta remains a board member of CBRE Group.
Mr. Wirta was also at the Irvine Company from 2010 to 2019, the last two years as President. The Irvine Company is a privately held California based real estate company with ownership of a $38 billion portfolio including 120 million square feet of commercial real estate. The firm has 4,500 employees and spends $2 billion per year in ongoing development activity.
From 1991 to 1994, Mr. Wirta was President of The Koll Company, a significant developer of office and industrial real estate. Mr. Wirta continues to play an active role at the Koll Company as its current CEO. Mr. Wirta is also Chairman of both Arrimus Capital and RW Holdings.
Mr. Wirta holds a BA in economics from California State University, Long Beach and an MBA in International Management from Golden Gate University.