Two Dallas Brokers Earn Promotions
4 Jan, 2007, Dallas, TX
Cushman & Wakefield Titles Honor Production and Service
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., the world’s largest privately held commercial real estate services firm, announces the promotions of Rick Hughes to Executive Director and D. Kurt Griffin to Senior Director in the firm’s Transaction Services Group. The titles are bestowed upon the Dallas-based brokerage professionals in honor of production for and service to the firm.
“The criteria for executive director includes long tenured senior brokers who in all aspects of their lives exemplify the standards and achievements expected of the firm's leading and most outstanding personnel,” said Elizabeth Trocchio, Executive Managing Director of the Dallas branch in announcing Mr. Hughes’ promotion.
Mr. Hughes has been a commercial real estate brokerage professional for more than 28 years, joining Cushman & Wakefield in 1980. He is a perennial top producer and completed his most successful year in business during 2006. Mr. Hughes has an extensive background in both office and industrial property types, averaging more than two million square feet of assignments per year throughout his brokerage career. He holds the prestigious SIOR designation and was one of the first brokers in the U.S. to receive the BCCR (Board Certified Corporate Real Estate) designation from the IDRC. Mr. Hughes earned his undergraduate degree in nuclear engineering from Texas A&M University.
“It is a great honor to earn the title of Executive Director, as it is not a title that comes with longevity or production alone,” said Mr. Hughes. “It is a sign that the company recognizes your contributions to the firm.”
Mr. Griffin has 19 years of industry experience, specializing in corporate industrial property sales and leasing. He has closed more than 14 million square feet of industrial, office and technology real estate transactions. Mr. Griffin holds the prestigious SIOR designation and earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in real estate/finance from The University of Texas.
“It is an honor to be recognized for my contribution to the success of our organization, and I hope to continue expanding my opportunities with the firm,” said Mr. Griffin.
Cushman & Wakefield is the world’s largest privately held real estate services firm. Founded in 1917, the firm has 164 offices in 49 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. We also provide 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.
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