Cushman & Wakefield Veteran Lagano Promoted To Senior Managing Director
16 Nov, 2005, New York, NY
Experienced real estate professional to oversee Manhattan's largest property management portfolio
Cushman & Wakefield today announced Joseph A. Lagano has been promoted to senior managing director, Asset Services. He has been with the firm since 1971.
As senior managing director, Mr. Lagano will be responsible for the management of the New York City and Long Island portfolios, totaling approximately 56 million square feet. He will oversee Cushman & Wakefield's Asset Services group, which delivers property and facilities management to more than 150 properties. Mr. Lagano will focus on new business initiatives, in addition to managing the assets of his existing clients that include such high-profile companies as Citigroup, MetLife, Credit Suisse First Boston, Time Inc., JPMorgan Chase, Pfizer, NYMEX, Solow Building Corporation and ZAR Realty. Prior to his promotion, he was a managing director in Cushman & Wakefield's Asset Services group.
"Joe's commitment to Cushman & Wakefield and the commercial real estate industry has been evident for more than three decades," said John Santora, executive vice president of Asset Services. "He has the knowledge, experience and expertise to execute his new role and all it encompasses."
Previously, Mr. Lagano was managing director and operating manager of Cushman & Wakefield's New York Metropolitan area, overseeing the operations of six offices that flourished under his supervision. During this period, the six offices had record levels in revenue and profit exceeding each of the previous years.
From 1981 to 1994, Mr. Lagano served as branch manager of Cushman & Wakefield's Long Island office. Under his management, the Long Island office quadrupled in its size, adding Asset Services, Valuation Advisory Services and Financial Services to its existing Office and Industrial Brokerage service lines. Prior to becoming branch manager, he was controller of Cushman & Wakefield.
Mr. Lagano is a member of BOMA and the Real Estate Board of New York. In addition, he is an active member of his community, serving on the New York Executive Committee of the March of Dimes, the board of the Education and Assistance Corporation and as an original founding member of the Commercial/Industrial Brokers Society of Long Island. He attended Staten Island College and Pace University, majoring in accounting.
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