Gerard E. Lees has been a broker with Cushman & Wakefield of Connecticut, Inc. for the past 28 years, covering both Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. He has consistently ranked among C&W’s top 100 brokers nationwide during his tenure. Mr. Lees specializes in office leasing, corporate relocations and national and international corporate-services representation. On behalf of users/buyers, Mr. Lees has concluded building sales in excess of 4 million square feet during his tenure at Cushman & Wakefield.
Mr. Lees began his real estate career as Director of Marketing for the Parish of Trinity Church in New York City, responsible for the leasing and management of property owned by the Parish. He then became a renting agent for Rockefeller Center in New York City for three years, prior to joining C&W.
Some of the major tenant representation assignments that Mr. Lees executed are:
Ameriquest Mortgage 600,000 sf; Gartner, Inc. 600,000 sf; ABB, Inc. 72,000 sf; Physicians Health Services 500,000 sf; Metropolitan Life Insurance 60,000 sf; MasterCard International 400,000 sf; Cannondale Headquarters 60,000 sf; Cablevision 55,000 sf; HealthNet 125,000 sf; IPG 110,000 sf; Nomura Securities 45,000 sf; Norwalk Hospital 110,000 sf; Arch Chemical 40,000
Major building sales that Mr. Lees concluded on behalf of the purchasers are:
35 Nutmeg Drive, Trumbull, CT (David Mack) 600,000 1 Far Mill Crossing, Shelton, CT (Physicians Health Services) 327,000 sf;
120 Hawley lane, Trumbull, CT (Physicians Health Services) 77,000 sf; 120 Hawley lane, Trumbull, CT (HealthNet)) 77,000 sf;
1241 E. Main St., Stamford, CT (Titan Sports) 100,000 sf; 500 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY (Sloan Kettering) 250,000 sf;
Mr. Lees received his B.A. from New York University.