Joanne Podell - Cushman & Wakefield
Joanne Podell

Joanne Podell

Executive Vice Chairman

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    1290 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY 10104-6178
    United States

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    +1 212 841-5972

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Joanne Podell has more than twenty years of commercial real estate experience, specializing in both tenant and landlord representation, and lease negotiations throughout Manhattan. She has been involved in many of Manhattan’s most prestigious retail assignments and handles site acquisition and strategic disposition for many well known national and international tenants.  


Her current tenant roster includes well-known brands such as Ann Taylor, LOFT, Nike, Converse, TD Bank, Kay Jewelers, Ethan Allen, and Zero Halliburton to name a few.


Over the years Ms. Podell has represented many of the City’s important landlords. Today she is the exclusive agent for W & H at their premier properties 250 West 57th Street & 112 West 34th Street. She has also represented other notable organizations such as Starwood Capital Group, and The Moinian Group.

Awards & Associations

Women of Achievement Honoree- Kids In Distress & Fashion Delivers -2013
Named one of the Top 10 Brokers of Cushman & Wakefield in NY for the year 2012
Named one of the Top 100 Brokers of Cushman & Wakefield for 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, and 2012
Honored as Woman of the Year-New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) 2012

Currently on the REBNY Commercial Board of Directors
Former chair of the REBNY Retail Stores Committee
Currently on the Board of New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX)
Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)


TD Bank, Nike, Converse, Kay Jewelers, DXL, Ann Taylor, & Restoration Hardware. Exclusive agent for W&H at 250 West 57th Street & 112 West 34th Street. Exclusive agent for JSR Capital at 23 Wall Street.