Mr. Fitzpatrick served as Account Finance Officer at the Newport Beach office of CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) handling the accounting and reporting responsibilities for one of the largest facility management contracts the company had ever been party to, Washington Mutual Bank. This engagement involved managing the day-to-day real estate needs for over 2,500 branch locations nationwide. During his 12 years at CBRE, he also assumed various management roles both on the facility management and property management sides of the organization. His previous employers include Peat Marwick (KPMG), Trammell Crow Company and PM Realty Group. He received a BA in Business/Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.