David Downey

David Downey

Managing Director


As a member of the Occupier Services Group and National Legal Sector Advisory Group at Cushman &Wakefield, David Downey brings 35 years of real estate experience to clients. During his tenure at Cushman & Wakefield and its predecessor firms, Dave has negotiated transactions representing an aggregate value of nearly $2 billion and more than seven million square feet.

As a member of the National Legal Sector Advisory Group, Dave focuses on real estate activity for this sector in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area. Dave also continues to provide a number of clients with real estate brokerage services all over the United States. Dave earned his MBA from Loyola University of Maryland and uses his analytic skills and years of experience to bring his clients the highest level of service.

Awards & Associations

Professional Affiliations
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors (GBBR), Past Vice Chairman of Commercial Industrial Division

  • Loyola University, Maryland, Master of Business Administration
  • Loyola University, Maryland, Bachelor of Business Administration

Community Leadership
  • Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Professional Recognition
  • Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors Office Transaction of the Year for the Maryland National Mortgage Corp. Representation Project
  • Baltimore Business Journal 2003 Office Transaction of the Year award for the Miles and StockBridge P.C. Representation Project and Baltimore Business Journal 2010 Office Transaction of the Year award for the Transamerica Representation Project
  • Graduate of the 2004 Leadership Program Sponsored by the Greater Baltimore Committee
  • Cassidy Turley 2010 National Top 50 Brokers award, 2011 National Top 100 Brokers award, 2014 National Top Producers Brokers Award


  • M&T Bank, Lease of 175,000 square feet
  • Transamerica Life Insurance Company, Lease 171,000 square feet
  • Miles & Stockbridge P.C., Lease of 121,000 square feet
  • Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P., Lease of 109,000 square feet
  • AEGON Special Markets Group, Lease of 95,000 square feet
  • First Horizon Home Loan Corp., Lease of 83,000 square feet
  • Evangelical World Relief, Lease of 58,000 square feet
  • Vertis, Lease of 56,000 square feet
  • RTKL Associates Inc., Lease of 51,000 square feet
  • Healthcare Corp., Lease of 45,000 square feet
  • Policy Studies Inc., Lease of 43,000 square feet
  • Ferris Baker Watts, Lease of 44,000 square feet
  • DAP, Lease of 40,000 square feet
  • Williams Scotsman, Lease of 36,000 square feet

Corporate Services

  • ADVO Inc. for some 50 locations
  • AEGON USA/Transamerica for several multidisciplinary assignments
  • First Horizon Home Loan Corp. for more than 25 offices
  • Ferris, Baker Watts Inc. for more than 500,000 square feet in 10 states
  • Monumental Life Insurance Co. for the sale and lease of more than 100 sales offices nationwide
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers for transactions totaling more than 250,000 square feet


  • Aegon Realty Advisors
  • Associated Catholic Charities
  • Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers
  • Baltimore Community Foundation
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Downtown Partnership
  • Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore
  • Ferris Baker Watts
  • Lexington Realty Trust
  • Maryland Association of Non-Profit Organizations
  • Miles and Stockbridge
  • Monumental Life Insurance Co.
  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Transamerica Life Insurance Company
  • Whiteford, Taylor & Preston
  • Williams Scotsman