Mariyon Robertson joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2006. Born in Tokyo, Mariyon’s business experience spans 12 years in a multinational company handling planning/strategy development for a building/construction and development division in Asia. He has an additional 25-plus years of commercial real estate service within the New York City metropolitan area and throughout the United States and Eastern Asia, particularly Japan. Consequently, he offers his international clients a uniquely broad base of commercial real estate services with strategic alliance including leasing, investing, planning, project coordination, negotiation, marketing expertise and development for residential, commercial, retail and resort.
Mariyon has acted as a consultant for several companies on a national and international basis. In April 2003, he was appointed an Executive Advisor of Osaka City for its international promotion and city revitalization. As an advisor to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, he was actively involved with the Tokyo Waterfront Development in Tokyo Bay that contains 60 million square feet of buildable office space.
Before joining Cushman & Wakefield, Mariyon had served as an Executive Managing Director of Insignia/ESG and President of Insignia/Japan. Following a merger with CB Richard Ellis, he became an Executive Vice Preesident.
Awards & Associations
- Invited by major universities, corporations, television and print media to share insights on U.S.-Japan and Western-Eastern cultural and business issues, including commercial real estate
- Appears on various TV programs in Japan, including TBS, Fuji, TV Asahi and TV Osaka’s “Business525” News
- Regular contributor as a columnist to several magazines, such as Wingspan, VS, and Mainichi Newspaper
- Regular commentator for the NHK/BS program, BS Sports Club, Fuji TV Tokudane and MLB Live Broadcasting
- Involved in U.S.-Japanese Baseball issues to assist in the understanding of baseball policies, including trading disputes
- Author of Naze OmoikomiKara Nukedasenainoka, a newly published international business book and his second book, Yomigaere Itoshino Nihon Yakyu, which means Reinvent Yakyu We Love
- He currently teaches “Comparative Business Management in professional Sports” at Keio University
- Advisory Board, All Nippon Airways
- Executive Advisor, City of Osaka
- New York City Partnership
- Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of New York
- Japan Society
- Executive Board, Orix Buffaloes (Japanese Professional Baseball Team)
- Executive Advisor to the President, Orix Corp.
- Former Advisory Board Member, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
- Economic Club of New York
Licensed Real Estate Broker, New York
- Master’s degree in International Commercial Law, Kyoto University Graduate School
- Bachelor’s degree in International Marketing, Babson College