22-Year Veteran Named Chicago Industrial Group Leader
CHICAGO, October 5, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield is pleased to announce the promotion of David Friedland to Executive Director, Chicago Industrial Group Leader. For the last 22 years, David has represented corporate and institutional clients assisting in tenant advisory, site selection, dispositions, sale/leasebacks and build-to-suits. During his career, he has completed over 750 transactions with a total value in excess of $1 billion.
In his new role, David will work alongside Cushman & Wakefield’s industrial brokerage professionals to build and drive occupier and investor client relationships. As part of the leadership team, he will collaborate closely with John Morris, Head of Industrial for the Americas, and Vicki Noonan, Chicago Managing Principal.
Vicki Noonan, Chicago Managing Principal, Cushman & Wakefield stated: “We consistently rank as the top CRE industrial platform in the U.S., a standing we’ve earned by always looking for ways to better understand the needs of industrial owners and occupiers and to deliver the best service and teams in the business.
“I, along with our industrial professionals, have every confidence that David’s reputation for leadership and collaboration will help us continue to build and enhance our platform and identify the best solutions for our clients.”
David Friedland, Executive Director at Cushman & Wakefield adds: “Cushman & Wakefield’s Chicago Industrial Brokerage team provides “best in class” coverage throughout all of Chicago’s submarkets and the highest levels of service. I look forward to helping drive strategy that will continue to put clients first and help them understand changing markets and opportunities.”
Prior to his real estate career, David was an attorney practicing construction and environmental litigation. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan and his law degree at the Chicago Kent College of Law. David is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Illinois and a member of SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors and AIRE (Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers). Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, David co-owned Epic Realty Partners, which he sold to Transwestern Commercial Services.
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