Andrew J. Merin, a Vice Chairman of Cushman & Wakefield, heads the Investment Sales Group of the firm’s East Rutherford, New Jersey office. He has served as a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and as a member of the Audit Committee. Andy joined Cushman & Wakefield in 1983 and subsequently joined the Investment Sales Group in 1987 after a 17-year career as an office leasing transaction specialist.
Throughout his career with Cushman & Wakefield, Andy has consistently been among the top two or three percent of all brokers for production. Over the past decade, he has been involved in more than $23.8 billion of property sales including $14.7 billion of office transactions, $2.6 billion of retail sales, over $3.2 billion of industrial property sales and $3.3 billion of multi-family property. Andy and his team have also completed 35 million square feet of corporate dispositions totaling over $3.4 billion nationwide.
Prior to joining C&W, Andy was a Principal and Executive Vice President for eight years with Baker Merin Associates, Inc. Before forming Baker Merin Associates, Andy was a Vice President and Co-Branch Manager for Sutton and Towne’s New Jersey branch office (predecessor to Coldwell Banker’s New York operation).
Awards & Associations
Throughout his career with C&W, Mr. Merin has consistently been among the top two or three percent of all brokers for production. Mr. Merin has been the recipient of a number of C&W’s highest honors including: Leading Investment Sales Brokerage Professional (1994-1998 and again in 2002, 2003 and 2009); regionally the Top Investment Sales Producer, New York Area (1993-1998, 2002-2003, 2006 and 2009; the Leone J. Peters award naming him C&W’s Leading Brokerage Professional (1997); and C&W’s 2001 National Quality Service. In addition, Mr. Merin and his team have been awarded the New Jersey NAIOP Creative Deal of the Year award six times and was also awarded the Westchester NAIOP “Creative Deal of the Year” award in 2006, and honored with NAIOP’s 2012 Impact Award, and recently inducted into NAIOP "Hall of Fame" in 2017.