Former CBRE “Rookie of the Year” flees to Cushman

February 10, 2014 06:40PM

Commercial real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield has poached former CBRE broker Patrick Dugan to serve as a director in the New York City office.

Dugan will also managing the information technology team, according to a statement today from Cushman.

“Patrick Dugan has developed a well-deserved reputation in the brokerage world as a first-class deal closer whose top priority is service to clients,” said Ron Lo Russo, president of Cushman, in the release. “We’re all excited about his arrival, and we have high expectations about the valuable role he’ll be playing as part of the Cushman & Wakefield management team.”

Dugan will be helping to manage more than 180 brokers in the Downtown and Midtown offices, with direct responsibility for 50 of them, according to the release.

Dugan won CBRE’s “Rookie of the Year” award in 2005 for his work in Downtown Manhattan, according to the release. Another CBRE broker, Phillip Palmer, was tapped as a director for Jones Lang LaSalle just last year. [Press Release] — Angela Hunt