Senior Director, CBRE
James Hanley is a Senior Director at CBRE and leads design engineering globally for a Fortune 100 financial services company. He develops innovations to maximize operational efficiency, such as digital transformations, change management and supply chain solutions. Prior to becoming dedicated to the financial services account, James opened and managed the New York City office for CBRE Engineering, developing engineering solutions for clients in the aviation, life sciences and commercial sectors. During his diverse and expansive 15-year career, James has also become an expert in implementing design automation tools, streamlining engineering design methods, and mentoring young professionals. James is an Alumni Board member at Chaminade High School and is the president of the AEC professional Association. He has dedicated his time to mentor and advise Chaminade graduates and HS students with an interest in engineering. He graduated from Loyola University and completing his Master’s in Business Administration at Baylor University in May 2023. He currently lives with his wife and two daughters on Long Island, NY and outside of work enjoys spending time with them, playing golf, and watching the NY Giants.