Mr. Lessard is a Managing Director in Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Business Consulting group, and leads the team’s Office Platform Solutions practice. Mr. Lessard has more than 14 years experience helping Fortune Global 500 companies improve their operations.
His project work at Cushman & Wakefield Business Consulting is national in scope and has spanned across multiple industries – financial services, telecommunications, media, energy, and consumer goods. He specializes in leading the creation of location and occupancy strategies that optimize operating and financial returns.
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During his tenure with Cushman & Wakefield he has been promoted to positions of increasing responsibility. Mr. Lessard has led the development of location and occupancy strategies for nine clients across the past 18 months, including Nomura Securities’ new North American headquarters (902,000 SF, 20 year deal, relocation from downtown to midtown Manhattan). Other recent projects include:
Project lead for the development of a 750,000 SF New York metropolitan area footprint strategy for an investment management firm
Project lead for the development of a 440 property, four-state occupancy and improvement strategy for a regional utility