Cushman & Wakefield appoints two senior directors from JLL to lead Property & Asset Management team in Germany
29 Feb, 2012, EMEA
Cushman & Wakefield, the world's largest privately-held commercial real estate services firm, has today announced the appointment of Nina Jansen and Andreas Gast who are leaving Jones Lang LaSalle to jointly lead Cushman & Wakefield?s Property & Asset Management business in Germany.
Nina Jansen joins as a Partner and will be based in Cushman & Wakefield's Dusseldorf office from the third quarter of 2012. Andreas Gast also joins as a Partner, based in Cushman & Wakefield's Frankfurt office as of the second quarter.
Nina Jansen has been with JLL since 2004, latterly as Associate Director in the role of Team Leader Property & Asset Management NRW responsible for a 25-strong team. Andreas Gast joined JLL in 2006 and was latterly Associate Director in the role of Team Leader Property & Asset Management Frankfurt and Stuttgart also responsible for a 25-strong team.
Paul Bacon, CEO of Cushman & Wakefield in EMEA said: "The appointments of Nina Jansen and Andreas Gast are in line with our global strategic growth plan to expand our property and asset management offering across EMEA and to ensure we provide the best-in-class services for our clients in every market in which we operate."
Markus Reinert, Partner and Head of Property & Asset Management and Investor Services, EMEA who joined Cushman & Wakefield last year stated; "In Nina Jansen and Andreas Gast, we have gained two consummate professionals. Their leadership will complement our existing team and will further enhance our position in Germany and across Europe."
Cushman & Wakefield currently has around 7,000 professionals world-wide, managing some 10,000 properties totalling 73 million m² of building area. In EMEA, approximately 600 employees in 16 countries manage over 4,000 properties with around 15 million m² of lettable area.