Cushman & Wakefield appoints two new partners in Portugal
22 Dec, 2009, Lisbon
Global real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) announced today the promotion of Fernando Ferreira and Ricardo Valente to European partners of the firm.
Fernando Ferreira has been working for the firm since 2003 when he joined the valuations department. In 2006 he was promoted to associate and moved to the investment department, where he is currently working. Fernando holds a degree in Business Management from Universidade Lusíada and a post-graduation in real estate valuations from ESAI - Escola Superior de Actividades Imobiliárias.
Ricardo Valente has been C&W Portugal’s head of asset management since 2004 and was appointed associate in 2005. Ricardo obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico and has almost 13 years’ experience in the technical and operational management of large-scale national and Europe-wide projects and holds qualifications in Standardisation and Health and Safety at work.
According to Eric van Leuven, managing partner of Cushman & Wakefield in Portugal, “These promotions represent important personal recognition for these employees – for their dedication to the firm and its clients, its status on the market and its ability to generate business. They also demonstrate the maturity of the Lisbon office and the degree of international confidence in Cushman & Wakefield Portugal”.
Currently the C&W Lisbon office totals 60 professionals, 7 of which are partners – Eric van Leuven (managing partner), Luís Rocha Antunes, Carlos Oliveira, Jorge Catarino, Sandra Campos, Fernando Ferreira and Ricardo Valente.
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