Mr. Wirta is Managing Partner for Beaumont’s US investments. He and Mr. Vahabzadeh have worked and invested together for over 10 years.
Mr. Wirta has been a Board Member of the CBRE Group since August 1997 and has served as its Chairman since May 2014. He is President of the Investment Properties Group at the Irvine Company and has served in that role since June 2010. Mr. Wirta has also been Chief Executive Officer of The Koll Company.
He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of CBRE from September 2001 to June 2005. From May 1999 to September 2001, he served as Chief Executive Officer of CBRE Services, Inc. and served as its Chief Operating Officer from May 1998 to May 1999. Mr. Wirta served as a director and Non-Executive Chairman of Realty Finance Corporation and was previously the Chairman from May 2005 through August 2009. He also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer and President of that company from April 2007 to September 2007.
Mr. Wirta holds a B.A. from California State University, Long Beach and an M.B.A. in International Management from Golden Gate University.