John Minervini Promoted To Executive Director
2 Aug, 2007, Los Angeles, CA
John Minervini, a commercial real estate veteran with 22 years of experience, has been promoted to Executive Director. Mr. Minervini was previously a senior director based in the firm’s Los Angeles Downtown office.
Having joined Cushman & Wakefield in 1985, Mr. Minervini has represented the real estate interests of major corporations throughout the United States, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and Asia. He has been a consistent recipient of Cushman & Wakefield’s prestigious Chairman’s Circle Award, placing him among the leading brokerage professionals in the country.
Mr. Minervini’s most notable assignments include the worldwide exclusive for transactional real estate awarded to his team in 1997 by Bausch & Lomb, the appointment as the North America account director for TEVA Pharmaceutical’s real estate interests, following the selection of Cushman & Wakefield as the firm’s Global Preferred Provider, and a Global Preferred Provider Agreement with Merck, awarded in 2000.
“John represents the best of the best in our industry. He is widely admired both inside and outside our firm for his integrity, leadership, dedication to superior client service and passion for the industry,” says Chris Cooper, Cushman & Wakefield’s Senior Managing Director and Branch Manager for the Downtown Los Angeles and North LA offices.
Mr. Minervini is a Managing Principal of Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Life Science Practice Group providing specialized services to the life sciences industry for acquisitions, dispositions and structured finance.
He is a graduate of the University of California at Davis with a degree in Fermentation Science, a board member of the Dolores Mission School in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, and a board member of the Uhlmann Offices, a diversified real estate investment company.
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