Hotchkiss Named Downtown Los Angeles Branch Manager
31 Jan, 2008, Los Angeles, CA
In a move to further grow its expanding operations in Southern California, Cushman & Wakefield announced today that Dwight Hotchkiss has been named Branch Manager for the Downtown Los Angeles office.
In his new position, Mr. Hotchkiss will oversee all operations for the firm’s office in Downtown Los Angeles, which includes 200 employees. He succeeds Chris Cooper, who has been promoted to a high level executive position in the firm’s Client Solutions Group.
Prior to taking his new responsibility, Mr. Hotchkiss was a Senior Managing Director, leading the Western Region for the firm’s Industrial Services Group. He oversaw the continued expansion of Cushman & Wakefield’s industrial practice, working closely with senior brokerage professionals and branch managers to develop recruiting and business development strategies for the West Coast.
Prior to joining management in 2007, Mr. Hotchkiss earned a reputation for being one of the top brokers in the Los Angeles market. During his 18-year tenure at Cushman & Wakefield, he has completed more than 400 transactions. Known for outstanding client interface, Mr. Hotchkiss was awarded the National Service Excellence Award, receiving a top client approval rating in 2001. He currently sits on the Cushman & Wakefield Executive Industrial Advisory Board.
“Having demonstrated strong leadership throughout his career at Cushman & Wakefield, Dwight was a natural choice to run the Downtown Los Angeles operations,” said Joe Vargas, Cushman & Wakefield’s Executive Managing Director and Area Leader for Southern California. “He is a respected leader with a passion for the business and the ideal person to lead us to new heights of accomplishment in Downtown Los Angeles.”
Cushman & Wakefield is one of the world’s largest commercial real estate services firms. Founded in 1917, the firm has 215 offices in 56 countries, and 12,000 talented professionals. Cushman & Wakefield delivers integrated solutions by actively advising, implementing and managing on behalf of landlords, tenants, lenders and investors through every stage of the real estate process. These solutions include representing clients in the buying, selling, financing, leasing and managing of assets. The firm also provides valuation advice, strategic planning and research, portfolio analysis, and site selection and space location assistance, among many other advisory services. To find out more about Cushman & Wakefield, please call 1-800-376-3133, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.cushmanwakefield.com.