Jeffrey Cohen


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    225 W Wacker
    Chicago, IL 60606
    United States

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    +1 312 470-1890

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Jeffrey Cohen is the lead for the Equity, Debt & Structured Finance (EDSF) practice based in Cushman and Wakefield’s World Headquarters in Chicago, covering the entire Midwest region.  Mr. Cohen’s primary responsibilities include capital advisory services, debt and equity capital sourcing, investment sales, new business development and execution services for the office, industrial, retail, and multifamily asset classes. In addition, Mr. Cohen is experienced in advising developers of and arranging financing for ground up developments, medical office, data centers, and complex adaptive re-use/redevelopments of historical assets. 

Mr. Cohen joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2007 and has represented tenants and landlords in leasing transactions, sold assets for private and institutional owners, and provided portfolio and transaction management services for corporate occupiers. Since reconstituting EDSF in 2012, Mr. Cohen has successfully secured over $750 million of debt and $150 million of equity on behalf of clients.  In addition, Mr. Cohen has advised clients on several high profile assets in Chicago, including the Old Post Office, McCormick Lakeside Center, several CBD multifamily developments, and is currently representing the City of Chicago.

Awards & Associations

  • Member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and a member of ULI's Young Leaders
  • Member of University of Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Assocation - Chicago Chapter
  • Member, NAIOP
  • Associate Board's Treasurer, co-chair of EISENOPOLY, Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation 


  • Aberdeen Development
  • Adventus Realty Trust
  • Amalgamated Bank
  • Ares
  • CA Ventures
  • Accretive Health
  • AlphaMetrix
  • American Marketing Association
  • American Media
  • Arris Group
  • Clark Street Development
  • Avram Holdings
  • HCP
  • Presence Health
  • Rendina Company