Cushman & Wakefield Promotes Ed Duenas to Executive Director

Top Quote Bridgewater Resident, a 17-Year Company Veteran Cited for Consultative Approach. End Quote
  • Bergen-Passaic, NJ (1888PressRelease) May 21, 2012 - Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. has promoted Edward J. Duenas of Bridgewater, N.J., to the position of executive director, announced Gualberto "Gil" Medina, the commercial real estate services firm's New Jersey executive managing director. Duenas specializes in corporate leasing and sales as part of the company's Brokerage Services division.

    Duenas joined Cushman & Wakefield's East Rutherford office in 1995. Since then, he has represented numerous landlords and tenants in the New Jersey market, advising them on all facets of the real estate process including acquisition, disposition, incentives negotiation and vendor selection.

    He has brokered transactions on behalf of such notable tenants as Kraft Foods, Fidelity, Port Authority of NY/NJ and Federal Reserve Bank of NY. As a landlord representative, Duenas has handled or handles leasing at New Jersey properties owned by Brookfield Properties, Mack-Cali, CB Richard Ellis Realty Trust, Cornerstone, RREEF and others.

    "The real estate services business has evolved notably over the 17 years since Ed joined our team," Medina noted. "Today's most successful brokers are true consultants with skills sets that go far beyond transactional expertise. Ed always has taken a 'big picture' approach to servicing his clients, and his in-depth knowledge of the many moving parts involved in making real estate decisions that align with business strategy has earned him great respect. His latest promotion is well deserved."

    Duenas is active with several charitable organizations, including Selective Corporate Internship Program where he served as a board member. He earned an MBA from Rutgers University and holds bachelor's degree in economics and finance from Rutgers as well.

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