Industry Veteran Joins Cushman & Wakefield's Industrial Practice
1 Sep, 2010, Chicago
Cushman & Wakefield of Illinois, Inc. (C&W) is pleased to announce that industry-veteran Tim Gallagher, SIOR has joined the firm as a director in the industrial brokerage practice.
Mr. Gallagher, 59, will be based in C&W's Rosemont office and brings extensive experience across all phases of the real estate lifecycle; including leasing, acquisition, disposition, asset management, brokerage, and investment sales, on both a local and national basis.
Mr. Gallagher comes to C&W after spending the last seven years as president of his own company, Gallagher Realty Inc., which focused on the acquisition, development, ownership and management of industrial and office property.
"Tim's wealth of experience, great reputation, extensive relationships and passion for this business make him is a perfect match for Cushman & Wakefield," said Jim Dieter, Executive Vice President and head of C&W's U.S. industrial practice. "As we continue to grow our industrial platform, Tim represents the high caliber professional we will actively pursue."
Mr. Gallagher, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, has spent nearly 30 years in commercial real estate including stints in brokerage, as an officer of a large publicly traded REIT, and as the business development manager for a national construction and development company.
"I look forward to returning to the brokerage world and joining a company that offers the industry's premier brand name, reputation and unsurpassed global reach," said Mr. Gallagher.
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