Brian Whitmer serves as Executive Director of the Metropolitan Area Capital Markets Group in Cushman & Wakefield’s East Rutherford, New Jersey office. Part of a 15-member team, Brian is responsible for managing, underwriting, and marketing investment properties for sale and arranging joint ventures in the suburban markets surrounding New York City. While he handles all asset types, his focus is on multi-family, retail and land transactions. His clients include pension fund advisors, REITs, and a range of domestic and foreign private investors.
Since joining C&W in 2004, he has been part of a team that has completed nearly 300 transactions totaling in excess of $12.5 billion in volume. His direct involvement includes the marketing and sale of over $2.2 billion of multifamily assets. Sales highlights include being part of the team that achieved the highest per unit price for an apartment building in New Jersey, as well the highest per square foot price for an office building in Bergen County.
Awards & Associations
Mr. Whitmer has received his CCIM designation and was the recipient of C&W’s New Jersey “Rookie of the Year” award in 2005, 30 Under 30 Recognition by Real Estate Forum in 2005, Cushman & Wakefield Rookie of the Year, 2004 and Top 100 Brokers withing Cushman & Wakefield in 2016 & 2017. He is active in multiple industry trade organizations, holding committee positions in NAIOP and ICSC. He was appointed C&W’s representative for NMHC’s Emerging Leaders Group.