Research Organization Recognizes Individuals, Firm for 2017 Transactional Volume

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., May 1, 2018 – Eighteen Cushman & Wakefield commercial real estate leasing and sales specialists in New Jersey have been named among CoStar’s 2017 Power Brokers. The research organization also recognized Cushman & Wakefield among New Jersey’s top leasing and sales firms.

The Power Broker awards are presented to companies and individuals who close the highest transaction volume in their respective markets throughout a given year. Cushman & Wakefield’s individual honorees for office leasing include (in alphabetical order) Ben Brenner, Kevin Carton, Daniel J. Johnsen, Jackie Madden, William O’Keefe, Charles P. Parmelli, Shawn Straka and Raymond Trevisan. The firm’s industrial leasing Power Brokers include Jason Barton, Charles Fern, Jason S. Goldman, Daniel J. Johnsen, Marcus Petrella and Andrew Siemsen. Additionally, David W. Bernhaut, Gary Gabriel, Andrew J. Merin, Kyle Schmidt and Brian J. Whitmer were recognized for investment sales volume.

“Recognition from such a highly respected organization as CoStar is always gratifying,” noted Cushman & Wakefield’s Andrew Judd, New Jersey market leader. “The sheer number of Cushman & Wakefield brokers on the coveted Power Brokers list reflects the strength and talent within our New Jersey practice. But beyond transactional volume, we are most proud of the quality service and depth of expertise we provide to our valued clients. These attributes comprise the hallmarks of our organization – yesterday, today and tomorrow.”

A leading New Jersey commercial real estate services firm since 1970, Cushman & Wakefield today employs 151 brokers and maintains offices in East Rutherford, Morristown and Iselin.

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