Cushman & Wakefield Welcomes New Executive Vice Chairman

Mark Weiss has left NGKF behind to join Cushman & Wakefield’s New York office as executive vice chairman.
Mark Weiss of Cushman & Wakefield
Mark Weiss of Cushman & Wakefield

New YorkCushman & Wakefield has recently welcomed Mark Weiss as executive vice chairman in its New York City office brokerage group. Previously vice chairman at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF), Weiss brings with him more than three decades of experience in commercial real estate.

Throughout his career in the real estate industry, Mark Weiss has completed more than 1,800 transactions for clients such as: Cleary Gottlieb, The Blackstone Group, Osler, Dane Morris, Cornell University, Columbia University, Mt. Sinai Medical Center and Catholic Charities, among many others. Additionally, Weiss has twice been the recipient of the Real Estate Board of New York’s Most Ingenious Deal of the Year Award.

“Any time you have the opportunity to bring over the caliber of talent and experience of someone like Mark, you jump at it,” Ron Lo Russo, president, New York, Tri-State region at Cushman & Wakefield, said in a statement. “He is an industry veteran with an exceptional background of going the extra mile for his clients, and his skills and expertise complement our deep bench of professionals.”

Mr. Weiss is a graduate of Syracuse University and of the David Rockefeller Fellows Class of 2005. He serves on The Commercial Board of Directors of The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), the board of directors of The Achilles Track Club and of The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. A published author, Weiss has also written an acclaimed book on the impact of breast cancer on the spouse of a breast cancer patient.