Matthew Cheezem Named South Florida's Rookie of the Year
17 Mar, 2010, Miami
Cushman & Wakefield announced today that Matthew Cheezem has been named "Rookie of the Year" for the South Florida region. The award is presented annually to an individual who has shown exemplary dedication and ability to generate business opportunities, while demonstrating teamwork and a strong work ethic.
"We congratulate Matthew on this honor," said Mike Elting, executive managing director and Southeast regional manager of Cushman & Wakefield. "He has shown enormous promise and a natural ability to succeed in our industry. We look forward to his continued success with Cushman & Wakefield."
Mr. Cheezem joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2006, and is an associate with the firm's South Florida Tenant Advisory team, which specializes in creating and executing real estate strategies for corporate tenants in order to align their real estate holdings with their business objectives. He currently serves as account manager for Steiner Leisure's national leasehold portfolio, and has advised such organizations as Thomson Reuters, Penn Mutual Life Insurance, AT&T and Talk International.
Mr. Cheezem graduated cum laude from Louisiana State University, where he received a B.S. in Finance from the E.J. Ourso College of Business. He received LSU's prestigious Tiger Scholar Award for his academic achievements and continued commitment to the university. Mr. Cheezem is also an accomplished athlete, having placed in the Top 30 in the Men's NAIA National Golf Tournament. He continues to play an active role in his community by serving on the events committee for the South Florida chapter of Friends of St. Jude.