Michael Burlant

Michael Burlant

Executive Director

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

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    +1 212 841-5975

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Michael N. Burlant joined the downtown Los Angeles office of Cushman Realty Corporation in 1991 as general counsel to the company and executive advisor to John C. Cushman, III, President and Chief Executive Officer.  Subsequently, Mr. Burlant joined the West Los Angeles office, and was promoted to Vice President of the company. Mr. Burlant relocated to Cushman Realty’s New York office where he was named Senior Managing Director in 1999 and became a Senior Director of Cushman & Wakefield in 2001. In 2010 he was promoted to Executive Director.

Prior to joining Cushman Realty, Mr. Burlant practiced real estate law with the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. While there, he was directly involved in the negotiation and structuring of complex real estate transactions including: the representation of domestic and foreign banks engaged in construction and permanent lending for mixed-use facilities; lease negotiations on behalf of a foreign-based retail chain and multi-national corporation; and the representation of a major investment group in the sale of premier office buildings. Prior to this, Mr. Burlant spent three years as a real estate associate in the New York office of Dewey Ballantine where he represented major lenders and pension fund investors.

Awards & Associations

  • Juris Doctorate & Bachelor of Arts – The University of Michigan
  • NAIOP Acquisition of the Year for New York Life Insurance - 2003
  • Member of the Board of Directors – Achilles International
  • Member of New York State Bar Association
  • Member of CoreNet Global


  • Avon Products - 275,000 RSF global headquarters sublease in NYC
  • Bank of America - 450,000 RSF lease renewal in NYC
  • The Carlyle Group - 200,000 RSF in two lease transactions in NYC
  • Chevron - Office space disposition in NYC
  • Five Mile Capital - Space acquisition in Midtown / NYC
  • Gunlocke - Full floor lease in Midtown South / NYC
  • Jacobs Engineering - 1 million RSF of office and industrial transactions nationwide
  • Resource Capital - Multiple space acquisition transactions in NYC
  • SFX Entertainment - Ground lease analysis and 180,000 RSF lease in Midtown South / NYC
  • TransPerfect Global - Tenant Representation for 85 offices worldwide, including 100,000 RSF in NYC
  • US Bancorp - Various leases aggregating 160,000 RSF in NYC, and acquisitions and dispositions in Atlanta, Boston, Hartford, Palm Beach, and Washington DC



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