Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield

About: Cushman & Wakefield is a commercial real estate firm. Cushman & Wakefield specializes as a leasing and investment-sales broker and provides real estate financial and property management services.

Headquartered in Chicago
Founded in: 1917.
Lead by: CEO Brett White; President John Forrester; CFO Duncan Palmer

Cushman & Wakefield Q&A

Where does Cushman & Wakefield operate?
Headquartered in Chicago, Cushman & Wakefield is an international company, with hundreds of offices in 70 countries. They manage 3.6 billion square feet of real estate across these offices.
What does Cushman & Wakefield do?
Cushman & Wakefield offers a variety of real estate services, including agency leasing, asset and investment management, facilities and development services, and more. Its clients have included the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Brookfield Properties, the Trump Organization, Tishman Speyer, Boston Properties, Morgan Stanley, SL Green Realty and the Blackstone Group.
Who owns Cushman & Wakefield?
Cushman & Wakefield is majority-owned by TPG Capital, a private equity firm, which purchased Cushman & Wakefield along with DTZ and Cassidy Turley in 2015. In 2018 it debuted on the New York Stock Exchange, although TPG retained its controlling stake.
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Cushman & Wakefield CIO Nathaniel Robinson and CEO Brett White (iStock)
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Cushman launches $250M SPAC

Yet another major real estate firm is jumping on the blank-check bandwagon. Cushman & Wakefield has formed a special-purpose acquisition company, C&W Acquisition Corp., that aims to raise $250 million from investors to take...

Cushman launches $250M SPAC
Saadia Group, Lord & Taylor's new owner, will sublet its new headquarters from Cushman & Wakefield. (Getty, RPW Group)

Lord & Taylor owner sublets new Midtown HQ

Saadia Group, Lord & Taylor’s new owner, has found a new office in Midtown. The investment firm, which acquired...

Lord & Taylor owner sublets new Midtown HQ
Cushman & Wakefield CEO Brett White
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Cushman reports 10% drop in revenue in 2020

The fourth quarter of 2020 was another tough one for Cushman & Wakefield, putting an end to a tough year for the commercial real estate giant. Cushman reported a net loss of $27.3 million...

Cushman reports 10% drop in revenue in 2020
The discrimination suit filed against Cushman alleges the firm underpaid an employee of color — along with others on his team — compared to white colleagues. (iStock)

Ex-Cushman employee accuses firm of pay discrimination

A former Cushman & Wakefield senior accountant is claiming he and other employees of color on his team were...

Ex-Cushman employee accuses firm of pay discrimination
Cushman & Wakefield CEO Brett White and CFO Duncan Palmer (Photos via Cushman & Wakefield)
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Cushman reports $37.3M loss in Q3

Cushman & Wakefield reported a net loss of $37.3 million in the third quarter, its second consecutive quarterly loss this year. The commercial real estate giant recorded $1.9 billion in revenue in the third...

Cushman reports $37.3M loss in Q3
Cushman & Wakefield CEO Brett White and JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon (Cushman & Wakefield; Getty)
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Cushman’s $3B debt load poses default risk

Cushman & Wakefield, which is under water on its $3.2 billion debt load, could be headed toward a default...

Cushman’s $3B debt load poses default risk

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