Dan rejoined Cushman & Wakefield in January 2007 as a Senior Director specializing in office transactions throughout the Portland Metro Area. He has successfully negotiated more than 1,500 lease and sale transactions during his career representing over $2.5 billion in total consideration. Since rejoining the firm in 2007, Dan has been the Top (#1) Broker in 2009-2011 and 2013, and a Top 5 Broker in 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2016. He received the Office Broker of the Year Award for Oregon/Southwest Washington for 2011 and 2013 from the Commercial Association of Brokers (CAB). He has also been named a CoStar Power Broker every year since 2008. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Swift spent seven years with CB Richard Ellis as Senior Vice President. He was named the Commercial Association of Realtors (CAR) Office Broker of the Year in 2005, and he was also the recipient of the national SIOR award for completing the largest cooperative office lease transaction in the country in 2002.
Dan began his commercial real estate career at Cushman & Wakefield in 1987 and was among Cushman & Wakefield’s Top 7 Brokers in 1994, 1995, 1997, and 1998, and was awarded the Pacific Northwest Deal of the Year in 1996. Mr. Swift was also recognized as Cushman & Wakefield’s Rookie of the Year in 1989.
Dan graduated from Portland State University with a BS in finance and marketing in 1987. He has been a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) since 1996, and he earned his CCIM Designation in 1999. Dan is licensed in the State of Oregon and the State of Washington. He is also actively involved both in the Tenant Advisory Group at Cushman & Wakefield as well as the Legal Sector Advisory Group.