Cushman & Wakefield, the world's largest privately owned real estate advisor, has appointed Martin Drummer to lead its office leasing activities throughout Germany covering Frankfurt, Berlin, Hamburg and Munich. Martin joins Cushman & Wakefield as a Partner on 21 January and will be based in the firm's German headquarters in Frankfurt.
Drummer has over 25 years of experience in the German real estate sector, much of which was acquired with major international real estate consultancy companies; from 1992 to 2001 with Jones Lang LaSalle, where he was appointed to the management team in 1999, before moving to CBRE in 2002 where he was CEO of Germany until 2011. Most recently, he was Managing Partner at Oceans & Company GmbH, a nationally active niche consulting and transaction service provider in commercial real estate letting and investment.
Frank Nickel, CEO of Cushman & Wakefield in Germany, said: "Martin Drummer is a consummate professional and one of Germany's most experienced real estate advisors. He is ideally placed to lead our office leasing team and to spearhead the expansion of this area of our business across all our locations in Germany."
Carlo Barel di Sant'Albano, CEO of Cushman & Wakefield EMEA, added: "Over the last 18 months we have expanded significantly in Germany and strengthened our service lines with first-rate leadership. Martin Drummer brings a wealth of experience in national and international transactional activity and will help to grow our team and enhance our service provision in the office leasing sector."