Cushman & Wakefield announced today that Joseph A. Manasseri has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director of Asset Services for the Tri-State Region.
Mr. Manasseri will be responsible for growing Cushman & Wakefield’s Asset Services business in the Tri-State, currently consisting of nearly 50 million square feet of office, industrial and retail space. He will focus on recruiting top industry professionals, team engagement, cultivating best practices, and executing consistent processes and procedures. Mr. Manasseri has more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience, including an extensive track record in asset management and a strong focus on client relationships.
He joins Cushman & Wakefield from GE Capital Real Estate, where he served as Managing Director of Global Asset Management and led the firm’s asset management group comprised of 3,200 properties across North America, Europe and Asia. Prior to his role as Managing Director, Mr. Manasseri served as Manager Director for Global Operations for GE Capital Real Estate overseeing the commercial real estate portfolios. He will report to Ron Lo Russo, President for the New York Tri-State Region, and Marla Maloney, President of Asset Services for the Americas.
“Joe’s focus on building strong client relationships, his thorough knowledge of the industry, and his ability to cultivate a high-performing team, will help us grow our Asset Services portfolio within the Tri-State Region,” said Lo Russo. “We’re excited to have someone of his caliber join the firm.”
Mr. Manasseri earned a Bachelors in Business Administration from Pace University.
“I’m excited for the opportunity to join this top tier global commercial real estate firm, where I can utilize my leadership skills to inspire and drive client relationships that will have meaningful impact for Cushman & Wakefield,” said Mr. Manasseri. “Working with this high performing team will allow me to enhance and grow the client base while capitalizing on emerging market trends.”