Bruce E. Mosler is Chairman of Global Brokerage of Cushman & Wakefield Inc., the world’s largest independent real estate services firm. He was CEO from 2005-2010 and more recently, he was appointed Vice Chairman of the Cushman & Wakefield Global Advisory Board.
As Chairman, Mr. Mosler advises major tenants and investors on strategic real estate matters, taking a senior role in managing and developing key client relationships on behalf of Cushman & Wakefield, globally. He continues to advise Brookfield Properties, Vornado, JP Morgan Chase, NYU University Hospital (The Langone Center), Citigroup, Madison Square Garden, the Brooklyn NETS, MetLife, WeWork among others.
Awards & Associations
Mr. Mosler has been recognized by the commercial real industry on several occasions. He first earned the prestigious Real Estate Board of New York “Deal of the Year” award in 1998 for the creation of the Reuters Building at 3 Times Square, a transaction that consolidated 14 separate locations for the global media giant and solidified the renaissance of Times Square. His second “Deal of the Year” award recognized his success in bringing the European retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) to its United States flagship location on Fifth Avenue. In 2008 and 2009, he was chosen by his peers as Commercial Property News’ “Brokerage Executive of the Year” and was named CPN’s national “Property Services Executive of the Year.”
Mr. Mosler is an active philanthropist who donates much of his time to charitable endeavors and outside organizations. Currently, his co-chairman of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. In addition, he serves on the advisory boards for the European Combatant Command and the Wharton Executive Education Advisory Board. Mr. Mosler also serves on the Board of Governors of the Real Estate Board of New York , Navy Seals Foundation, Police Athletic League, and Syracuse University Institute for Veterans and Military Families, among other civic and charitable organizations. In 2003, REBNY presented Mr. Mosler with its annual Kenneth R. Gerrety Humanitarian Award for his service to the community, he received REBNY’s Louis Smadbeck Broker Recognition Award in 2008, and in 2013 he was the recipient of the US Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation’s Commandant’s Leadership Award.
Over the past several decades Mr. Mosler has also advised major corporations on the optimization of their real estate portfolios including: Thompson Reuters, VNU, Infor Technologies, Omnicom, Lenovo & MSG Holdings, L.P., to name a few. Mr. Mosler has leased several millions of square feet, with aggregate values over several billion dollars, throughout his career.
Mr. Mosler & team recently represented Brookfield Property Partners in a 359,000-square-foot (sf) lease to Amazon at Brookfield’s Five Manhattan West. But that’s not all they’ve accomplished their mission to fill Manhattan West, comprising more than 7 million square feet (msf) in Hudson Yards. Since they started the project in 2015, they’ve leased 1.7 msf, including nearly 1 msf in the last six months. The mixed-use community still under development will include 5.8 msf of state-of-the-art office space, curated food options, retail, pop-up experiences, abundant green spaces, residential properties, and a boutique hotel. To date, the team has closed six deals, with more underway. Four leases were signed for One Manhattan West, a 2.1-msf, 67-story tower, and two leases were signed for Five Manhattan West, a 1.7-msf, 16-story tower.
In 2013, Mr. Mosler led a team that represented the ownership of 75 Rockefeller Center, one of the most iconic properties in the world, in a 99-year triple-net lease to RXR Realty, a leading New York real estate operating company. More recently, he represented MetLife in consolidating its regional offices at 200 Park Avenue, a building that carries its name, in one of the largest transactions of the year.