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05/16/2012 - 11:44 AM
Cushman & Wakefield Takes Home 3 Major GWCAR Awards
Washington, DC, District of Columbia -

-Firm receives 2011 Co-Retail Agents of the Year, Retail Transaction of the Year and Leasing Transaction of the Year in Maryland

Cushman & Wakefield (C&W), the world’s largest privately‐held commercial real estate services firm, announced today the Greater Washington Commercial Association of REALTORS® (GWCAR) awarded 10 of its brokerage professionals to highly esteemed industry awards.

David Dochter and Matthew Alexander were named 2011 co-Retail Agents of the Year and awarded the duo Retail Transaction of the Year.

In addition, GWCAR credited C&W’s Brian Sullivan and Peter Marcin with the Leasing Transaction of the Year Award in Maryland for representing the landlord, the JBG Companies (JBG), in the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) renewal of its 15-year, 935,386 square foot (sf) lease in Rockville, MD.

GWCAR commemorated the region’s top agents in finance, development, sales, leasing and retail for 2011 at the 17th Annual Commercial Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 19 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.

"Cushman & Wakefield is extremely proud of these outstanding professionals for their individual achievements in helping to drive Cushman & Wakefield’s strategic growth initiative in the Greater Washington, D.C. market," said Bill Magner, Executive Vice President and Area Leader of C&W’s Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. "We congratulate them for providing the most creative and innovative services on a consistent basis, offering meaningful value to our clients."

Mr. Magner also congratulated Moe Hamilton, Executive Director in C&W’s McLean, VA office, for his service as 2012 President for GWCAR. "Moe is dedicated to the commercial real estate community as a whole and we commend him for his leadership in taking on the time consuming role as President," Mr. Magner added.

GWCAR further named the following 10 C&W brokerage professionals to the 2011 Leasing Club:

Qualifying Life Members Twenty Years or More: Cushman & Wakefield Vice Chairman Audrey Cramer, Executive Director Moe Hamilton, Executive Vice President Brian Raher

Qualifying Life Members Fifteen to Nineteen Years: Senior Director Niel Beggy, Executive Director Michael Katcher, Senior Director Eugene Kenney, Senior Director Susan Thomas

Qualifying Life Members Ten to Fourteen Years: Executive Director Randall Lennon, Executive Director Malcolm Marshall

Qualifying Life Members Five to Nine Years: Senior Director Scott Hoffman

GWCAR named two C&W brokerage professionals to the 2011 Government Leasing Club:

Qualifying Life Members Ten to Fourteen Years: Executive Director Brian Sullivan

Qualifying Life Members Five to Nine Years: Executive Director Peter Marcin

Two of the three members that GWCAR named to the 2011 Retail Club are C&W brokerage professionals:

Qualifying Life Members One to Four Years: Director David Dochter and Senior Director Matt Alexander

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Cushman & Wakefield is the world’s largest privately‐held commercial real estate services firm. The company advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment, and has established a preeminent position in the world’s major markets, as evidenced by its frequent involvement in many of the most significant property leases, sales and assignments. Founded in 1917 it has 243 offices in 60 countries and more than 14,000 employees. It offers a complete range of services for all property types, fully‐integrated on a global basis, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, investment banking, corporate services, property management, facilities management, project management, consulting and appraisal. The firm has more than $5.5 billion in assets under management through its wholly‐owned subsidiary Cushman & Wakefield Investors. A recognized leader in local and global real estate research, the firm publishes its market information and studies online at www.cushmanwakefield.com/knowledge.

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The Greater Washington Commercial Association of REALTORS® (GWCAR) is a regional trade association dedicated to serving commercial real estate interests throughout the District of Columbia, Suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia. GWCAR strives to make the Greater Washington area more conducive to business. Comprised of more than 600 commercial brokers

and affiliated professionals, GWCAR is a member-driven, customer-focused service organization which exists to enhance our members’ ability to serve the public, ethically, professionally and successfully. GWCAR is affiliated with the National Association of REALTORS®, a national trade association representing nearly 1.3 million members involved in all aspects of real estate.

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