William Gulliford Climbs Up the Ladder at CBRE

Based in Jacksonville, Gulliford will lead the firm's North Florida market operations.
William Gulliford, Senior Managing Director, CBRE
William Gulliford, Senior Managing Director, CBRE

Jacksonville, Fla.—CBRE recently announced the promotion of William Gulliford to senior managing director in North Florida. In his new role, Gulliford will oversee operations in all of CBRE’s North Florida offices, including Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa.

Since joining CBRE in 2013 as managing director, Gulliford has been responsible for overseeing the Jacksonville and Northwest Florida markets. “William has done an exceptional job of expanding CBRE’s operations in North Florida and brings more than two decades of commercial real estate, banking and management experience to his new role,” said John Ferguson, president of the Southeast division, in a prepared statement. “His deep knowledge of the CBRE platform and strong leadership abilities will continue to greatly benefit our professionals and clients in the North Florida region.”

Prior to joining the firm, he served as managing director at EverBank Commercial Advisors. Earlier in his career, he was a principal with Midland Development Group and an executive at Regency Centers. A lawyer by training, Gulliford also practiced general business and commercial real estate law in Jacksonville with Rogers Towers and Ulmer, Murchison, Ashby & Taylor.

Gulliford holds a B.A. in Political Science from Sewanee: The University of the South and a J.D. from Stetson University College of Law. He is a member of The Florida Bar, the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Urban Land Institute. Gulliford currently serves as chairman of the Jacksonville Housing Finance Authority.

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