C&W Land Broker Receives Promotion
31 Dec, 2006, Orlando, FL
Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc. (C&W) has promoted top land brokerage professional Margery Johnson to Senior Director.
A frequent recipient of top producer awards, Margery Johnson has been recognized by C&W as top local broker in her group for several years. She has annually received the Central Florida Commercial Real Estate Society’s Hallmark Awards.
Among major recent transactions, Margery Johnson represented the Chinese government in 2005 in their sale of 365 acres in Kissimmee, and in 2006 sold a 50 acre parcel on the Beachline and 21 acres on South International Drive. Other recent land sales in Central Florida have included the sell-out of the 170-acre SouthCenter business park; a 65-acre resort site in Kissimmee; final parcels in Highpoint Commerce Center; a high end condo site on Big Sand Lake; 157 residential acres in Lake County, and other retail, resort and commercial parcels, along with 11 hotels. She currently represents the owners of 345 acres for mixed use on the Indian River at the entrance to Kennedy Space Center.
Educated at Vassar College from which she graduated magna cum laude, Ms. Johnson also earned a masters degree at the University of Manitoba in Canada. She did additional graduate work at Yale University where she was admitted to Ph.D. candidacy. Later, she earned the CCIM designation (Certified Commercial Investment Member of the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute), often referred to as “the Ph.D. of Commercial Real Estate.” Her interest in working with overseas investors led her to pursue the CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) designation. A member of the founding Board of Directors of the Central Florida Commercial Real Estate Society, she was president of that 400 member group in 1999. She has served on the Board of Managers of the local CCIM District Branch and is an active member of NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Parks), ULI (Urban Land Institute), the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission Inc., and Leadership Orlando.
Cushman & Wakefield is the world’s largest privately held real estate services firm. Founded in 1917, the firm has 189 offices in 57 countries around the globe, and 11,000+ talented professionals. Cushman & Wakefield delivers integrated solutions by actively advising, implementing and managing on behalf of landlords, tenants, and investors through every stage of the real estate process. These solutions include helping clients to buy, sell, finance, lease, and manage assets. C&W also provides valuation advice, strategic planning and research, portfolio analysis, and site selection and space location assistance, among many other advisory services. To find out more about Cushman & Wakefield, please call 1-800-376-3133, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.cushmanwakefield.com.