Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield

July 22, 2014 10:00 ET

Cushman & Wakefield's Valulation & Advisory Group Builds New Capabilities

New hires add depth and a wealth of new expertise

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 22, 2014) - Cushman & Wakefield's Canadian Valuation and Advisory group has bolstered its practice with the addition of two new professionals.

Gary Wener, Managing Director Quantitative Analytics, joins the firm from the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board where he was a senior advisor where he established the Valuation and Forecasting Department in 2010. He was responsible for the quarterly valuation of the Canadian, U.S. and Brazilian assets, which comprise over 55 million square feet of real estate.

Fawn Everett, Vice President, is joining the team from the firm's New York Valuation & Advisory group, where she has specialized in the valuation of shopping malls and retail properties, having appraised 150 million square feet, including over 200 super-regional shopping centres, lifestyle centres, power centres, and outlets malls.

"Cushman & Wakefield is committed to ensuring our clients have the expertise, experience and talent they need from our firm," said Brian Kriter, Senior Managing Director Valuation & Advisory Canada. "Both Fawn and Gary bring a depth of knowledge that will strengthen our team and support our clients' need for sophisticated solutions."

In his new role, effective August 5, Gary will be responsible for leveraging cutting edge technology to provide our clients with unique insights into their portfolios in Canada and around the globe. He will work closely with Cushman & Wakefield's Valuation & Advisory Group in New York who have built a highly comprehensive database for all asset types, classes and markets. The Valuation team is able to provide unique and in-depth analysis and reporting from a matrix of wide-ranging data sets.

Fawn will be transitioning from her role in New York to Toronto effective September 1. She will be a key member of the firm's national retail valuation team and responsible for retail valuations and appraisals across Canada.

"The expansion of our Canadian Valuation & Advisory team reflects the importance we put on the Canadian market and in confirming out commitment to provide best-in-class advice and counsel to our clients and partners," said Kriter.

Cushman & Wakefield advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment. Founded in 1917, it has 250 offices in 60 countries, employing more than 16,000 professionals. It offers a complete range of services to its occupier and investor clients for all property types, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, equity, debt and structured finance, corporate finance and investment banking, appraisal, consulting, corporate services, and property, facilities, project and risk management.

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