John O'Neill to Manage and Lead Atlanta Office
9 Jan, 2012, Atlanta
Cushman & Wakefield today announced that John F. O'Neill III has been promoted to lead the company's Atlanta operations. Mr. O'Neill joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2003 and has co-led a team of brokerage professionals consistently finishing among the top producers in the Atlanta market. In his new role, he will oversee the firm's business objectives, day-to-day activities, and continued growth of services in the Atlanta area.
"I am delighted to announce that John O'Neill has been promoted from within our own ranks to lead Cushman & Wakefield's Atlanta organization," said Jim Underhill, CEO of the Americas for Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. "We are on an ambitious growth initiative in the United States and we're delighted to have John on board to leverage our competitive strength and execute on our strategic plan for the region"
"We scoured the market to find the right person to lead Cushman & Wakefield's Atlanta office and John kept resurfacing throughout our search as the most talented and obvious choice," added William Magner, Executive Vice President and Area Leader for Cushman & Wakefield's Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. "John has a long track record of success in delivering value for our clients in Atlanta and we are confident in his ability to continue the advancement of an industry leading enterprise in the market."
A current Executive Committee member of Cushman & Wakefield's Tenant Representation Practice Group, Mr. O'Neill has extensive expertise in strategic planning, portfolio management and transaction structuring for both acquisitions and dispositions, and his clients include some of the world's largest corporations and financial institutions.
In addition to his role with Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. O'Neill is also a co-founder of the CFO Roundtable, which has grown to a national thought leadership program for CFOs across the U.S. Mr. O'Neill is a lifetime member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors' Million Dollar Club and recipient of its Phoenix Award and the prestigious President's Award. He is also an active member of the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, the Atlanta Rotary Club, and numerous civic and charitable organizations. Mr. O'Neill also serves as Vice President on the Executive Committee for the Ireland Chamber of Commerce and is a graduate of Leadership Atlanta.
He earned his Psychology degree from the College of Charleston and his Masters in Business Administration from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.
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