CHICAGO, October 3, 2016 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today that industry veterans Bryan Jacobs and Brian Velo have joined the firm as Executive Vice Presidents of Enterprise Solutions under the company’s Global Occupier Services platform, which focuses on developing new, large, integrated services outsourcing contracts that include strategic consulting, integrated facilities management, transaction management, portfolio administration and business intelligence, and project and development services.
Bryan Jacobs, Executive Vice President of Enterprise Solutions and Head of Global Operational Outsourcing, will be based in the Los Angeles office where he will develop and expand the client base in the West, Southwest, and Rocky Mountain states. Additionally, Bryan will partner with Cushman & Wakefield’s service line leadership team in his role as Head of Global Operational Outsourcing. His many years of experience of developing global IFM outsourcing solutions will be invaluable.
Brian Velo, as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Solutions in the East Region, will be responsible for developing and expanding the client base in the Central, Eastern, and Southeastern United States while operating out of the Chicago office. Mr. Velo has substantial experience in developing outsourcing relationships across multiple industry verticals including consumer products, life science, retail, corporate office, and industrial.
Both new hires will report to Michael Casolo, President of Enterprise Solutions, Global Occupier Services.
“We’re continuing to grow our platform with the best talent in the industry and will provide the right solutions for our clients,” said Michael Casolo. “Bryan and Brian have extensive experience dealing with the most complex portfolios and providing enterprise solutions to major global firms – they are an outstanding addition to our team.”
Mr. Jacobs was previously at JLL as Executive Managing Director for Solution Development. Mr. Velo joins Cushman & Wakefield from CBRE where he most recently served as Senior Managing Director of Global Corporate Services.
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Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. Our 43,000 employees in more than 60 countries help investors and occupiers optimize the value of their real estate by combining our global perspective and deep local knowledge with an impressive platform of real estate solutions. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenue of $5 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (C&W Services), global occupier services, investment & asset management (DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation, and valuation & advisory. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter