CB Richard Ellis Presents $40,000 Check to Childhelp

The check was presented by Mike Ragland, tournament chairman and a first vice president of CBRE’s Phoenix office, at Childhelp’s national headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz.  Accepting the donation on the behalf of Childhelp was Sarah Rodriguez, vice president of corporate and chapter relations; Mark Publow, vice president of strategic initiatives;Denni Sajdak, vice president of program operation; Len Ksobiech, chief financial officer; and Walt Stutz, director of marketing.

”Childhelp has been blessed by the generosity and compassion of CB Richard Ellis,” said Sarah Rodriguez.  “Their generous donations make a huge impact on the children we serve.”

Childhelp has been one of the tournament’s primary beneficiaries since the event’s inception in 1999.  This year’s tournament, which occurred at Grayhawk Golf Club on May 15, included 224 of CBRE’s clients and employees.

“Each year, the tournament donates a sizeable portion of its proceeds to Childhelp,” said Ragland.  “Contributing to organizations that positively impact the community is a priority for CB Richard Ellis and something that will continue for years to come.”

About CB Richard Ellis
CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2007 revenue). With over 29,000 employees, the Company serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices worldwide (excluding affiliate offices). CB Richard Ellis offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. CB Richard Ellis is the only commercial real estate services company named one of the 50 “best in class” companies by BusinessWeek, and was also named one of the 100 fastest growing companies by Fortune. Please visit our Web site at www.cbre.com.


Heather Defrancesco