Lisa Barnhart Joins CBRE | FacilitySource as VP of Human Resources; Envisions Taking Organization Culture to the Next Level

For immediate release: May 13, 2019

CBRE | FacilitySource, a high growth leader in technology-based procurement and facilities management for real estate occupiers, today announced the appointment of Lisa Barnhart as Vice President of Human Resources.

Bill Hayden, CEO of CBRE | FacilitySource, expressed his excitement of Barnhart’s hiring, and believes that she will help encourage a positive, constructive work culture.

“It has been our consistent goal to build the CBRE | FacilitySource culture as one that attracts and retains the best talent in the industry,” Hayden said. “As a member of CBRE | FacilitySource’s executive team, Lisa will play a vital role in working towards this goal.”

Throughout past several years, CBRE | FacilitySource has experienced rapid growth – consistently growing over 50% year over year. As the organization continuously drives to be a $1 billion division within CBRE, the hiring of new key players, such as Barnhart, is critical to the company’s long-term success.

CBRE | FacilitySource’s growth is attributed to its success in providing technology-based facilities management solutions to large, multi-location portfolios of real estate occupiers. With each new client engagement, new jobs are created in its Columbus, Phoenix and Charlotte operations centers.

“CBRE | FacilitySource is in an impressive period of evolution,” Barnhart said. “There has been a tremendous amount of growth and change – with more on the horizon. I’m excited to have the opportunity to help the company grow and scale effectively.”

Barnhart brings over 15 years of strategic human resource experience to her new position. Throughout her career, Barnhart held leadership roles in a variety of industries including financial services, software, retail, and electric utility.

In her new position with CBRE | FacilitySource, Barnhart will be responsible for managing human resource functions including talent solutions, employee relations, engagement, training, and organization development, as well as providing a new, strategic insight for the organization’s existing People Programs.

CBRE | FacilitySource’s human resources programs feature a variety of initiatives to ensure each employee experiences a positive, inclusive working environment. The programs include charitable and fundraising activities, employee satisfaction feedback forums, employee recognition opportunities, training resources, and quarterly town halls, to keep associates informed about organizational news.

“There is already a great foundation in place at CBRE | FacilitySource and I’m looking forward to helping bring the organization to the next level,” Barnhart said.

Barnhart is a graduate of Georgetown University, where she received her degree in culture and communications. She will be based out of the CBRE | FacilitySource office in Phoenix, Arizona.

About CBRE | FacilitySource

CBRE | FacilitySource provides an innovative, technology-driven, single-source facility management and support solution to leading brands across North America. CBRE | FacilitySource maintains the industry’s largest and most reliable data repository to provide business intelligence, transparency, flexibility, support and the Elite Network of Service Providers to save clients’ money and get the most out of their facilities while offering peace of mind. Established in 2005, FacilitySource was acquired in 2018 by CBRE Group, Inc., the largest commercial real estate services and investment firm in the world. For more information, visit