Cushman & Wakefield Expands National Retail Services To Long Island; Nicole Suozzi Joins As Director
13 Nov, 2006, Melville, NY
Cushman & Wakefield today announced the expansion of its national retail services operation to Long Island. Retail real estate professional Nicole Paris-Suozzi has joined the firm as Director in the Retail Services Group, responsible for spearheading Long Island retail brokerage.
Ms. Suozzi most recently served as Director, Retail Group for Oxford & Simpson in Jericho, NY, where she initiated and developed the firm’s retail brokerage business. The roster of tenants she has represented includes Leslie’s Pools, Bang & Olufsen, Poliform, Drexel Heritage/Furniture Brands International, Rochester Big & Tall, Poggenpohl, Sylvan Learning Centers, Stark Carpet, and Solana Med Spas. She has also represented a number of landlords on Long Island.
"Nicole Suozzi’s excellent reputation and strong retail brokerage background will assist in expanding our powerful national retail services business to the lucrative Long Island market,” said Jim Fagan, senior managing director and head of Cushman & Wakefield’s Long Island, Westchester and Fairfield County offices.
“The addition of Nicole Suozzi to our core team of professionals strengthens our position in the Long Island retail marketplace,” said Joseph Harbert, chief operating officer for the New York region of Cushman & Wakefield. “We are confident that she will be able to use the Cushman & Wakefield’s brand and our extensive platform of deliverables to provide top notch service to her clientele.”
Prior to beginning a career in real estate, Ms. Suozzi served as Vice President, Institutional Equity Sales and Trading for Oppenheimer & Co., in New York. In that capacity she covered major institutional accounts and hedge funds and researched, sold and executed trading ideas. Previously, she held positions with Merrill Lynch Capital Markets and Credit Suisse First Boston in New York.
Ms. Suozzi has been affiliated with many charitable organizations, most actively with Save the Children Leadership Council of Long Island where she currently serves as a board member. Other charitable organizations in which she serves include the Bone Marrow Foundation and Cold Spring Harbor Lab's "Jazz at the Lab" event. She is also involved with the Women's Executive Network, an outgrowth of the Nassau County Museum of Art.
She holds a B.A. in History from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
Ms. Suozzi resides in Upper Brookville, NY with her husband Chris Suozzi and four children.
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