Eric Olofson Named Vice Chairman
23 Apr, 2008, Los Angeles, CA
Cushman & Wakefield, the world’s largest privately held commercial real estate services firm, is pleased to announce that Eric L. Olofson II has been promoted to Vice Chairman. He was previously an Executive Vice President, and is based in the firm’s West Los Angeles office.
In addition to representing his own portfolio of clients, Mr. Olofson manages the West Los Angeles branch of the firm, is a member of the management team for Southern California and sits on the firm’s Global Advisory Board.
“This achievement recognizes the invaluable contributions Eric has made to our firm’s strategic development and outstanding performance both in the Western region and worldwide,” said Tony Marano, CEO of the Americas. “As Vice Chairman, Eric will continue to be a leader in defining our firm’s future growth and maintaining the outstanding level of service offered to our clients.”
Mr. Olofson has been active in many Cushman & Wakefield initiatives, including Co-Chairman of the Broker Advisory Committee and member of the Americas Management Committee. In addition to his real estate activities, Eric is a member of the State Bar of California, Chairman of the UCLA Fund, Director of the UCLA Foundation, Director of the Boy Scouts of America Los Angeles Council, past Chairman of the UCLA Chancellor’s Associates and past member of the Loyola Law School Board of Governors.
Cushman & Wakefield is the world's largest privately-held commercial real estate services firm. Founded in 1917, it has 221 offices in 58 countries and more than 15,000 employees. The firm represents a diverse customer base ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. It offers a complete range of services within four primary disciplines: Transaction Services, including tenant and landlord representation in office, industrial and retail real estate; Capital Markets, including property sales, investment management, valuation services, investment banking, debt and equity financing; Client Solutions, including integrated real estate strategies for large corporations and property owners, and Consulting Services, including business and real estate consulting. A recognized leader in global real estate research, the firm publishes a broad array of proprietary reports available on its online Knowledge Center at www.cushmanwakefield.com.