Cushman & Wakefield announced the commercial real estate services firm is bolstering its retail practice in Florida with the addition of three new team members. The team includes Sean Glickman, Chris Smith, and David Craig who will each be based in the firm’s Orlando office.
Glickman and Smith will serve as Managing Director and Director, respectively, while Craig will serve as a financial analyst and joins as a support member for the team. Their primary focus will be on private capital investors and unanchored shopping centers in the central and northern part of the state.
“Our team is excited to be part of the firm and look forward to being of service to its retail platform. By partnering with Cushman & Wakefield’s investment advisory, single tenant sales, and leasing teams, our ability to serve clients will be unmatched,” said Glickman.
Both Glickman and Smith come from Colliers where they worked together on the Retail Investment Sales team for Central Florida. During their time there, Glickman led that team which provided financial analysis, valuation, investment sales, equity and debt placement and redevelopment expertise.
Glickman has worked as a retail investment sales broker at several other well-known commercial real estate firms over the years. He also an entrepreneur having formerly owned two businesses in sales and insurance during the start of his career. Smith has been in retail investment sales since 2012 and has partnered with Glickman for most of his commercial real estate career. He gained valuable experience in client relationship management and building long-term business partnerships before getting into commercial real estate that have helped him successfully close retail deals.
Wanda Riley, Cushman & Wakefield’s Managing Principal of Florida, added “Cushman & Wakefield continues to invest and leverage the strength seen in our Florida markets. This fantastic team brings extensive retail expertise, and their addition demonstrates our firm’s continued growth in the state.”
“We are excited to have Sean’s team based in Orlando and be primarily focused on private capital investment in retail centers and unanchored strip centers. We look forward to working with Sean and his team on opportunities in Central and North Florida where the collective talent of both teams best serves the client’s needs,” noted Mark Gilbert, Cushman & Wakefield’s Retail Capital Markets Leader for the Americas.
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