Cushman & Wakefield Pacific Commercial Realty Advisors Hires COO
Bakersfield, CA – August 25, 2014.
Cushman & Wakefield Pacific Commercial Realty Advisors announced today the addition of Michael O'Doherty as Chief Operating Officer, a move that supports both the growth and management of the company.
"We are delighted Michael has joined us," said Vincent Roche, President of Cushman & Wakefield | Pacific. "We are growing our platform for providing superior commercial real estate brokerage services to property owners and occupiers in the San Joaquin Valley, Santa Clarita, Lancaster/Palmdale, and the central coast. Michael is
skilled at building meaningful relationships with his clients, a skill that will transfer to the recruitment of talent, and he brings strong organization skills, which will help execute our growth plans over the next ten years."
Mr. O'Doherty originally came to the Central Valley to be member of the Fresno State Football team. Since then, he's gone on to earn a Master's Degree in Business and to develop a résumé that spans more than 20 years in the financial services industry. He possess extensive knowledge about commercial real estate underwriting and financing; fire, life, and casualty aspects of the insurance industry; and business operations in a multi-office environment. He also served active duty with the United States Marine Corps, and after college was a member of the California National Guard.
Cushman & Wakefield Pacific hired Mr. O'Doherty to help fulfill its vision of growing an already impressive company into market leader status in all the markets it serves.
Cushman & Wakefield Pacific is locally owned and operated. They began in 1982 in Bakersfield as a CBRE office, became independently owned in 2000, became an Alliance Member of Cushman & Wakefield in 2012, and opened a Fresno office in 2013. With a total of 27 professionals, including 18 agents, Cushman & Wakefield Pacific brings more than 300 years of office, retail, industrial and investment real estate experience to its clients. With an extensive background in landlord and tenant representation, lease and sale negotiation, and build-to-suit analysis and planning, they offer a complete platform of services to many of California's largest companies. They are one of 36 Alliance Members, who operate 80 offices throughout America, Canada, and Mexico.
Cushman & Wakefield is the world's largest privately-held commercial real estate services firm. The company advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment, and has established a preeminent position in the world's major markets, as evidenced by its frequent involvement in many of the most meaningful assignments, such as leasing agent for the new Freedom Tower in New York City. Founded in 1917, it has 253 offices in 60 countries and more than 16,000 professionals. It offers a complete range of services for all property types, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, equity, debt and structured finance, corporate finance and investment banking, corporate services, property management, facilities management, project management, consulting and appraisal.