David Sherman

Executive Managing Director

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

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    +1 201 508-5210

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With over 35 years in the commercial real estate business, David Sherman is recognized as one of the most successful and seasoned tenant representation brokers in the Tri-State region. As Executive Managing Director in Cushman & Wakefield’s East Rutherford office, David leads a team of seven brokerage professionals, and has been engaged as both a broker and consultant by many of the world’s foremost corporations, financial institutions and landlords. He’s known as a strategic thinker who leverages and implements the company’s integrated platform to provide successful solutions to his clients. 

 David has completed some of the largest leasing and sales assignments in the country, and currently handles over two million square feet of tenant representation assignments for Fortune 500 companies. He has collaborated with numerous national colleagues on a variety of real estate assignments across the United States, with a total transaction value of over $1 billion in leasing and sales. Recently, David provided strategic planning and guidance in engineering headquarters transactions for Assured Partners, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Integra, Comodo, and GEP. 

 A member of Cushman & Wakefield’s in-house Legal Sector Advisory Group, David has also been recognized for his creative deal-making abilities for law firms throughout the state. He also provides mentorship and guidance to junior brokers as part of Cushman & Wakefield’s Associate Broker Development education and training program. He joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2008 after spending over 25 years with CBRE (formerly Insignia/ESG).


• B.A. in Real Estate and Communications, SUNY
• NYU’s Real Estate Institute School of Continuing Education

Awards & Associations


• Member, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
• Licensed real estate broker in New York and salesperson in New Jersey


David has been recognized for his outstanding brokerage skills with numerous industry awards, including: Broker of the Year; Top Producer, Top 100 Cushman and Wakefield nationally and numerous Platinum Awards.



AT&T 350,000 sf lease, Red Hill Road, Middletown, NJ
Valeant Pharmaceuticals 620,000 sf lease, 300 & 400 Crossing Boulevard, Bridgewater, NJ
McCarter & English Headquarters 175,000 sf, 4 Gateway Center, Newark, NJ
General Mills 1million sf, Inland Empire, CA



• American Standard
• AT&T
• Bank of Montreal
• COTY Inc.
• Coyne PR
• Federal Home Loan Bank
• General Mills
• M & T Bank
• Nabisco
• Panasonic/Matsushita Electric Corp.
• Pfizer
• Valeant Pharmaceuticals
• Visions Federal Credit Union


• Brach Eichler
• Coughlin Duffy
• Drinker Biddle
• Greenberg Traurig 
• LeClair Ryan
• McCarter & English
• Norris McLaughlin & Marcus


• Aon
• Assured Partners
• Brown and Brown
• Chubb Insurance
• FM Global
• New England Life


• Chubb Institute
• Katherine Gibbs Schools
• Newark Public Schools