John Cefaly - Cushman & Wakefield
John M. Cefaly

John Cefaly

Executive Vice Chairman

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

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    +1 212 841-5977

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John Cefaly has worked for Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. for 42 years – the first 30 years spent in the downtown office of C&W where he was the leading broker for 20 consecutive years. During his tenure, John has made numerous contributions to the C&W organization by serving on the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, the Global Management Team as well as the Compensation Committee. He also originated and chaired the Brokerage Advisory Committee.

John has been engaged as both broker and consultant by many of the world’s leading corporations, financial institutions and law firms. He has consistently been among the top five producing brokers within C&W Worldwide over the past 30 years and is recognized as one of the top real estate professionals in the country.

Awards & Associations

Recipient of Cushman & Wakefield’s Worldwide Top Overall Producer Award in 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2011, Most Ingenious Deal of the Year in 2003 and 2006, Deal of the Year in 2001 and 2006 and the Leone J. Peters Award in 2011.


CIBC World Markets / 1.2 million square feet

Deloitte / 436,000 square feet

Moody’s Investors Service / 600,000 square feet

Nomura Holding America, Inc. / 900,000 square feet

Warburg Pincus / 125,000 square feet