Cushman & Wakefield Promotes Foster to Executive Vice President
27-Year Company Veteran Consistently Ranks Among Top Performing Brokers.
- Bergen-Passaic, NJ (1888PressRelease) April 21, 2012 - Curtis Foster of Livingston, N.J., has been promoted to the position of executive vice president at commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. Foster began his career at the East Rutherford-based company 27 years ago and has risen through the ranks as one of its consistently top-producing leasing brokers.
Foster specializes in tenant representation and national account management in North America, as well as strategic agency management. His clients include AXA Financial, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ, Bauer Publishing, GfK Healthcare, Li & Fung Group and Unilever, to name a few. He has represented TA Realty Associates, ING Clarion Partners, Stellar Capital Management and Kwartler Associates, among others, on property assignments.
He has completed transactions totaling more than 7 million square feet on behalf of these organizations, with assignments ranging from typical office leases, including regional and headquarters locations, to a 2 million-square-foot, multi-use build-to-suit facility with complex lease structures. He has received his firm's Service Excellence Award for "Outstanding Brokerage Professional - Best in Class in Pursuit of Total Client Satisfaction" multiple times.
"Cushman & Wakefield is known as a career company in an industry where professionals tend to jump from place to place, and I am the proof," Foster noted. "I chose this firm because of its pristine brand, and I have remained here for the same reason. Cushman & Wakefield is a world-recognized, well-respected service provider, and to this day I am humbled to be able to carry its card. This company has afforded me the opportunity to expand my focus on a national basis, collaborate with colleagues and establish long-standing, loyal client base."
Foster frequently ranks among Cushman & Wakefield's Top 100 brokers globally, including the past four consecutive years. In 2010, he was among the firms Top 10 New Jersey brokers and last year was the highest producing leasing broker in its East Rutherford office. Foster also is a Cushman & Wakefield shareholder.
"The executive vice president position at Cushman & Wakefield reflects a level of success made possible only through focus, dedication, persistence and integrity," said Gualberto "Gil" Medina, the firm's New Jersey executive managing director. "However, above all else, success here hinges on impeccable client service. Curtis embodies the best attributes that define the heart of this company. His promotion is very well deserved."
Foster earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from American University-Kogod School of Business. He is a licensed real estate broker in the state of New Jersey. An active member of his community, Foster has been a member of the Board of Trustees of his temple and is involved in many civic-minded activities and national charities.