CB Richard Ellis CEO Brett White to Speak at Sept. 13 Breakfast At The BMC Event at USD

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 15, 2007– Brett White, president and CEO of CB Richard Ellis, will be the featured speaker at the second Breakfast at the BMC event scheduled for Sept. 13, 2007, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego. Breakfast at the BMC is a distinguished lecture series featuring thought-provoking speakers and insightful panels of industry experts whose exposure to San Diego audiences previously has been limited or non-existent.

White leads the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm, with 2006 revenues of more than $4 billion. A La Jolla native, he started on CBRE’s management track in 1991 as a sales manager in the company’s downtown San Diego office before working his way up the ranks to president in 2001 and CEO in 2005. He will share his perspective on how San Diego is viewed by investors nationally and globally in terms of its risks and opportunities.

To register for the event, go to www.usdrealestate.com and click on “Center News and Events.” For questions, contact Jodi Waterhouse, at jodiw@sandiego.edu or 619-260-4231. For media requests and registrations, contact Jeryldine Tully at jtully@sandiego.edu or 619-260-4786.

Founded in 1993 and formally dedicated in 2004, the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate is committed to delivering outstanding education, industry outreach and research services to advance responsible leadership in the real estate profession. The Center offers a Master of Science in Real Estate degree, an undergraduate minor in real estate, a Certificate in Real Estate Finance, Investments and Development and several industry conferences a year. For more information, visit www.usdrealestate.com.


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