Michael J. O’Neill joined Cushman & Wakefield’s Retail Services group in 2002 and provides brokerage services to retailers and landlords on both a local and national level. His focus is on strategic planning and the development and execution of leasing strategies for several multi-national retailers and landlords. Mr. O’Neill is a member of Cushman & Wakefield’s Executive Retail Committee and an active participant in shaping C&W’s Retail Services Platform.
Awards & Associations
In 2017, Mr. O'Neill ranked in C&W's Top 100 brokers in the United States across all service lines, just one of three retail brokers nationally to earn this distinction.
Mr. O’Neill is also a four-time nominee for the Real Estate Board of New York’s Retail Deal of the Year award; 2006 - Best Buy at 1880 Broadway, 2007 - CB2 at 451 Broadway, 2011 - Century 21 at 1972 Broadway, and 2016-American Girl at 75 Rockefeller Plaza.
In addition, Mr. O'Neill was recognized as C&W's Most Promising Brokerage Professional in the New York Metropolitan Area in 2005 and was a nominee in 2006 for the Real Estate Board of New York's Most Promising Commercial Salesperson award.
Mr. O’Neill is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Real Estate Board of New York, and the Young Men’s/Women’s Real Estate Association of New York where Mr. O’Neill served on the Board of Governors in 2008. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Villanova University.
As a tenant representative, Mr. O’Neill has worked on behalf of notable retailers including; Alexander McQueen, Brunello Cucinelli, Canali, Century 21, CH Carolina Herrera, Crate & Barrel, Forever 21, Gucci, JPMorgan Chase, Lacoste, Muji, Paige Denim, Skechers, Tie Bar, Trader Joe’s, UNTUCKit and Vince.
Mr. O’Neill has also represented prominent landlords and developers including Brookfield Properties, Empire State Realty Trust, Global Holdings Management Group, Madison Capital, Millennium Partners, Morgan Stanley, Related Companies, RFR, RXR Realty, SL Green, The Stahl Organization, TIAA-CREF, Winter Organization and Zeckendorf Development.