David Bernhaut - Cushman & Wakefield

David Bernhaut

Vice Chairman

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    One Meadowlands Plaza
    7th Floor
    East Rutherford, NJ 07073
    United States

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    +1 201 460-3356

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David W. Bernhaut is a Vice Chairman of the Metropolitan Area Capital Markets Group located in C&W’s East Rutherford, New Jersey office. He is responsible for real estate investment service activities including the marketing of corporate and investment property in the suburban New York Metropolitan area. David also serves as National Co-Head of C&W’s Corporate Disposition Practice (CDP).



Over the past decade, Mr. Bernhaut has been involved in more than $19.6 billion of property sales including $12.4 billion of office transactions, $3.5 billion of retail sales, over $2 billion of industrial property sales and $2.4 billion of multi-family property.  David and his team have also completed 27 million square feet of corporate dispositions totaling over $2.5 billion nationwide.  Additionally, he has consistently ranked among the top five brokers in New Jersey (1994 through 2009) and in the top ten for the Capital Markets Group nationwide.



Key Properties

Merck Global Headquarters

Sale of 1 msf on 504 acres

New Jersey

Awards & Associations

Mr. Bernhaut helped start the Metropolitan Area Capital Markets Group in 1987 after receiving an MBA in real estate finance from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.