The Fortune Most Admired program, a market-leading report card on corporate reputation, rates companies on attributes related to corporate performance. CBRE improved its overall score to 6.52 from 6.25 in 2013. This score placed CBRE #2 overall in the real estate industry – up from #3 in 2013. CBRE scored particularly well on quality of services, people management, quality of management, innovation and global competitiveness.

“CBRE is focused on continuously enhancing our client service and achieving excellence in all aspects of our operations. Our performance in this year’s Fortune program – a leading benchmark of corporate reputation – underscores the continued progress we are making in these efforts,” said Bob Sulentic, President and Chief Executive Officer of CBRE.

Drawing from a base of some 1,400 companies, a total of 692 companies from 30 countries were evaluated by Fortune.

Lipsey, a training and professional development firm specializing in commercial real estate, has since 2001 surveyed commercial real estate professionals on their perceptions of the industry’s leading brands. More than 100,000 U.S. and international professionals participated in the 2014 survey, including property owners, investors, lenders, occupiers, brokers and property managers. CBRE has been ranked number one every year that Lipsey has conducted its brand survey.