Cushman & Wakefield Announces New Leadership for Valuation & Advisory Commercial Property Team

Cushman & Wakefield Announces New Leadership for Valuation & Advisory Commercial Property Team


New York, NY – Industry veterans John Katinos, MAI and Mike Papagianopoulos, MAI, have been appointed to lead Cushman & Wakefield’s Valuation & Advisory commercial property team in New York City, the firm announced today.

Katinos, a 28-year veteran of the firm, and Papagianopoulos, who has spent the past 17 years with Cushman & Wakefield, have extensive experience analyzing and valuing scores of different property types throughout Manhattan and New York’s surrounding boroughs.

“John and Mike have been instrumental in building incredible teams that are recognized as the definitive valuation experts when it comes to the appraisal of trophy office and retail properties,” said Nicole Urquhart-Bradley, President of Valuation & Advisory in the Americas for Cushman & Wakefield. “Their promotion to this co-leadership role allows our firm and our clients to benefit from their collective resources, market knowledge, and industry know-how. This change in leadership reflects our longstanding commitment to elevating our platform to better meet the needs of clients.”

During the past 10 years, Katinos and Papagianopoulos, along with their respective teams, have focused primarily on office and retail assets, appraising some of the most iconic, existing, and newly developed commercial properties in New York City.

“This appointment provides a tremendous opportunity to continue to expand our team’s presence in the Tri-State region,” Katinos said. “We are excited about the future of building upon our platform, and we look forward to expanding Cushman & Wakefield’s vast array of valuation and advisory services for our clients.”

“Cushman & Wakefield is truly the industry leader in the valuation and advisory sector, and we are honored to lead the V&A team to even greater heights,” Papagianopoulos added. “With Nicole’s leadership, we are confident the Valuation & Advisory Services group will continue to flourish.”

Katinos is the past President and a current Board Member of the Metropolitan NY Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. He holds a Master of Science in Real Estate from New York University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Drexel University. Papagianopoulos obtained his Master of Business Administration from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College and his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from American College of Thessalonica. Both are Designated Members of the Appraisal Institute and are certified general real estate appraisers in the state of New York.


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