Jack Keesser serves as a senior account manager in the Corporate Occupier and Investor Services Group (CIS) of the Stamford, Connecticut office of Cushman Wakefield. He has 18 years of real estate experience, specializing in transaction management, financial analysis and strategic portfolio planning. Mr. Keesser is currently working with several CIS clients, providing strategic guidance for present and future requirements while ensuring that they are completed within the time and budget constraints. Recently, he worked on several large strategic consolidation projects providing the client with savings of several million dollars. The client was able to identify cost savings through reduction in administrative staff, square-foot-per-person metrics, redundant common areas and revenue/occupancy cost comparisons.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield’s Client Solutions Group in 2006, Mr. Keesser was an associate director for Grubb & Ellis’s Corporate Services Group. There he managed portions of several portfolios totaling several million feet for such clients as MetLife, IBM, George Weston Bakeries and Citifinancial. Responsibilities included transaction management, financial analysis and strategic portfolio planning.
Before joining Grubb & Ellis’ Corporate Services Group in September of 2002, Mr. Keesser was an associate with Insignia/ESG’s National Accounts Group. There his responsibilities included transaction management and financial analysis for such clients as McGraw-Hill and Interpublic Group. Prior to joining the National Account Group, Mr. Keesser worked in Insignia/ESG’s consulting group providing financial analysis support for the larger client accounts of the firm.
Mr. Keesser entered the real estate business as a research analyst with REIS Reports back in 1994, where he was responsible for developing market trends for many major national markets.
Mr. Keesser is a graduate of Syracuse University with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business Management.
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