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Cushman & Wakefield Hires David Pergola and Brian Doherty in Boston

January 16, 2019

Leading Capital Markets Team has Combined Transactions Exceeding $8 Billion

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) recently announced the hiring of David Pergola and Brian Doherty, both Executive Managing Directors, in Boston. Both had previously worked for Cushman & Wakefield; they now join from CBRE where they worked on Capital Markets and Investment Sales across office, industrial, retail and mixed-use assets throughout New England.

“We’re thrilled to have David and Brian rejoin the Cushman & Wakefield team. Their deep knowledge of the market and Northeast investment community is a great addition to our firm,” said Carolyn Sidor, Managing Principal of the firm’s New England offices. “David and Brian’s decision to join with Peter Joseph, Brian Barnett, Steffen Panzone on sales and Tom Sullivan on financing is a testament to our platform, and reinforces our commitment to our clients by ensuring we have the best-in-class teams in the industry in all key markets.”

Peter Joseph added, “As consistent in other markets where we are committed to bring on the best talent, David and Brian’s arrival will increase our team’s depth and capabilities to more effectively compete and grow market share across product types.”

With over 20 years of experience in real estate, Pergola specializes in New England office, industrial and mixed-use transactions. He was recently an Executive Vice President/Partner at CBRE and previously, Executive Managing Director and Head of Cassidy Turley/DTZ's Capital Markets group. Prior to joining Cassidy Turley, Pergola led Cushman & Wakefield's middle market investment sales for New England having transacted more than $5 billion in sales and leasing transactions. He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

Doherty specializes in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use transactions throughout New England. He has transacted more than $3 billion in total sales. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Doherty was most recently an Executive Vice President/Partner at CBRE after having previously been a Senior Managing Director on Cassidy Turley/DTZ's Capital Markets team and a Director at Cushman & Wakefield for more than 10 years.

“Brian and I are excited to be rejoining the Cushman & Wakefield team,” Pergola said. “The firm has a lot of positive energy and momentum. We are looking forward to this exciting opportunity.”

Source: Cushman & Wakefield

About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with 48,000 employees in approximately 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2017, the firm had revenue of $6.9 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit or follow @CushWake on Twitter.

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