Cushman & Wakefield Names Sigrid Zialcita as Regional Head of Research Services, Asia Pacific
4 Nov, 2010, Singapore
Cushman & Wakefield announced today the appointment of Sigrid Zialcita as Managing Director, Research Services for Cushman & Wakefield in Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Sigrid has transferred from Cushman & Wakefield in the U.S., where she was the Director of Research for the Mid-Atlantic region.
In her new position, Sigrid is responsible for establishing and leading a regional research group that tracks, reports and provides thought leadership across Asia Pacific. In addition, Sigrid will be leading the Asia research teams to create micro and macro-economic market reports and publications about the region.
Speaking about the appointment, Sanjay Verma, CEO for Cushman & Wakefield in Asia Pacific commented: "We’re delighted to welcome Sigrid to the Asia Pacific team. Her appointment marks a significant step in our promotion of the cross-border transfer of talent. Given Sigrid’s length and breadth of experience, this move is also in line with raising our profile in regional research space and will significantly help us in up scaling our research capabilities, in sync with our clients’ and business needs."
With Cushman & Wakefield in U.S., Sigrid was responsible for conducting both primary and secondary research related to fostering business relationships; gathering, maintaining, and forecasting a variety of economic and real estate metrics; tracking local real estate markets; and, the creation of real estate research products/services for internal and external clients, including quarterly and year-end reports. She also served as head of the analysis team within the Cushman & Wakefield national research services, overseeing the forecast of over 90 CBD and suburban markets that C&W tracks in the U.S., and managing multi-family research-related activities for the U.S.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Sigrid worked for the National Association of Realtors as a Senior Economist and also with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Research Associate for their Hospitality & Leisure, Financial Advisory Services Group.
Sigrid has a Masters in Economics from The Pennsylvania State University and is a 2010 candidate of Masters in Business Administration at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management.