Cushman & Wakefield Welcomes New Vice Chairman
- May 20, 2016
New York–Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Glenn Isaacson as vice chairman of the firm’s New York City brokerage group. A widely respected veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Isaacson has more than three decades of experience representing both tenants and landlords. Throughout his career, he has leased more than 11 million square feet of commercial space. Additionally, as an owner’s agent, he has been responsible for the successful marketing and leasing of more than 3 million square feet of space for Prudential Real Estate Investors; SJP Properties; Invest Corp. and Equitable Life Insurance, to name a few.
“Glenn represents the type of leader Cushman & Wakefield aims to attract, one that goes the extra mile for his clients. He fits nicely with our deep bench of brokerage professionals here in New York City,” stated Ron Lo Russo, president, Tri-State Region. “We are thrilled to welcome him to the Cushman & Wakefield family and look forward to him building upon his strong track record of success.”
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Isaacson served as executive vice president in CBRE’s New York office, serving the commercial real estate requirements of clients throughout the region.
Isaacson has been involved in a number of notable assignments throughout his career, including representing The Boston Consulting Group in several transactions totaling 650,000 square feet; Avenues School in a 240,000-square-foot relocation and 85,000-square-foot ground up development; YES Network in a 40,000-square-foot headquarters relocation and studio renewal; Yeshiva University in the sale of the 341,277-square-foot building at 205-215 Lexington Avenue; and DG Fastchannel in various transactions totaling 115,000 square feet. Additionally, Isaacson has a strong track record of representing non-profit organizations, including American Foundation for Aids Research, Jewish Association for Services to the Aged and New York Institute of Technology, among others.
Recent Cushman & Wakefield hires also included Rich Hamilton as head of 3PL Logistics Specialty Practice Group; Kevin Brennan as executive managing director for the firm’s tenant representation office in San Francisco; and Mark Weiss as executive vice chairman of the company’s New York City office brokerage group.
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