David Bernhaut serves as Vice Chairman of the Capital Markets Group. He is responsible for real estate investment service activities including the marketing of corporate and investment property in the suburban New York Metropolitan area.
Over the past decade, Mr. Bernhaut has been involved in more than $15 billion of property
sales including $10 billion of office transactions, $1.4 billion of retail sales and over $1.7
billion of industrial property sales. Additionally, he has consistently ranked among the top
five brokers in New Jersey (1994 through 2008) and in the top ten for the Capital Markets Group
Mr. Bernhaut helped start the New Jersey Capital Markets Group in 1987 after receiving an MBA in real estate finance from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining C&W, he ran his own real estate brokerage and consulting business for two years and prior to that, he marketed real estate limited partnerships for a nationwide securities broker/dealer.
Mr. Bernhaut has served on the company’s National Brokerage Advisory Board and was named the “2002-2003 Leading Financial Services Group Brokerage Professional”, along with his partner Andrew Merin. Mr. Bernhaut and his team have also been awarded the Northern New Jersey NAIOP Creative Deal of the Year award five of the last eight years.