The Real Deal Los Angeles

Movers & Shakers: Hilton & Hyland poaches former JAG director, CushWake hires Robert Hooks

By Natalie Hoberman | October 06, 2017 05:00PM

From left: Robert Hooks and Donovan Healey

Global real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield hired leasing broker Robert Hooks for an executive director position at the firm’s Downtown Los Angeles office. He most recently served as a vice president at Lincoln Property Company. At Cushman, Hooks will focus on tenant representation, agency leasing and investment sales. His work will primarily focus on the Downtown and West L.A. submarkets.

Luxe brokerage firm Hilton & Hyland, based in Beverly Hills, poached Donovan Healey for an associates position from John Aaroe Group, which is now rebranding as Pacific Union. The new recruit previously served as director of Aaroe Estates, where he catered to celebrities, producers and business managers among others, often in the Malibu market. His career highlights include selling a $30 million property within a 30-day period and an $18 million home sale on the Pacific Coast Highway.