Luminaries Reception with John C. Cushman, III
John C. Cushman, III is a leader in the commercial real estate industry on a global basis. As Co-Chairman of the Board of Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., he is responsible for formulating and articulating strategic policies and initiatives for the company on a domestic and global basis. Prior to becoming Co-Chairman of the Board of Cushman & Wakefield he was acknowledged by a variety of media sources as the top office leasing broker in the country. Cushman & Wakefield is the world’s largest private commercial real estate firm with 231 offices in 58 countries on 6 continents with more than 13,000 employees.
Mr. Cushman began his career with Cushman & Wakefield in 1963 in New York City. In 1967, he moved to Los Angeles to open Cushman & Wakefield’s office in Southern California. He and his twin brother, Louis B. Cushman, started their own firm in 1978, Cushman Realty Corporation, which they grew from 2 offices to operations in 11 US cities. In 2001 Cushman Realty Corporation merged with Cushman & Wakefield.
Mr. Cushman negotiated the largest office lease in the world – the world headquarters of Merrill Lynch & Company involving 4 million square feet (initial occupancy) at the World Financial Center in New York City. He also completed headquarters relocations for many of America’s largest corporations and institutions, including Burlington Northern, Inc. (Seattle), UBS PaineWebber, Inc. (New York City), Atlantic Richfield Company (Los Angeles), Unocal Corporation (Los Angeles), and The Boeing Company (Chicago).
- ULI Members: $75
Please note this is a members-only event and registration prices increase $5 on November 19. To register online, click “Register Online” below or click here to download a registration form. On-site parking will be provided, courtesy of Allen Matkins.