Craig Robinson is an experienced chief executive, division president and board director for global commercial real estate, outsourcing and tech-enabled service companies. Craig has led business units within both large global public companies and private mid-cap growth businesses. He most recently built and led Powered By We, a hyper-growth business unit at WeWork providing technology, development, and management services to real estate owners and tenants.
Previously he was the CEO of Global Corporate Services at Newmark Knight Frank (NASDAQ: NMRK) where he led all sales, operations and platform investments for their corporate real estate outsourcing business. Prior to Newmark, he was President of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI), U.S. Region, where he was responsible for $1B+ in annual revenue, 5,600 real estate professionals, and 150 offices. He also led the successful acquisition and integration of eight regional and national real estate companies at Colliers, representing more than $120M in incremental revenue.
Craig is a Board Trustee at the Harvard Club of New York and a Board Member at The NYU Institute of Real Estate and the HBS Club of New York. He also serves on the advisory boards for Insemble and StateBook International, two real estate technology start-ups, and the advisory board for CREtech. He is also a member of the Executive Leadership Council, the Real Estate Executive Council and recently completed a three-year term on the board of CoreNet Global, a corporate real estate professional association with over 10,000 members worldwide. He was named one of Urban Land Institute’s inaugural Top 40 Under 40, CoreNet Global’s Industry Luminary, and Savoy Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.
Over the course of his career, he has also held various executive and senior management positions at Cassidy Turley (now Cushman & Wakefield, NYSE: CWK), CBRE and AIG Investments. Craig also served on the board and executive committee of Cassidy Turley, which sold to a private equity buyer in 2015, and was a member of the global executive teams at Colliers and Newmark during their IPOs.
Craig earned his MBA from Harvard Business School, and his B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.