Robert Given, Vice Chairman at Cushman & Wakefield is responsible for leading a 35‐member team that focuses on institutional multifamily sales, land development sales, structured equity finance and private capital sales throughout Florida. Robert has a proven track record for successfully participating in the sale, marketing, and consulting of over 300 investment properties, representing over 100,000 multi‐housing units and additional land and structured finance transactions, with a value in excess of $25 billion.
Prior to his role at Cushman and Wakefield, Robert was CBRE’s number one producer in Florida in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009; he was inducted into CBRE’s Colbert Coldwell Circle of top U.S. professionals in the U.S. in 2005 through 2016; awarded the CBRE Florida Award of Excellence in 2009; and, served as a Top 20 CBRE producer in Florida for 13 years. His successes have gone beyond transactions as well. Robert is a benefactor and advocate for several high profile South Florida charities including Dan Marino Foundation, Voices for Children, and Kids at Home, and participated through CBRE’s philanthropic program, including CBRE Cares. He is a member of the University of Florida’s Real Estate Board, National Multi‐Housing Council, ULI, and has been a guest lecturer for National Apartment Association, University of Miami School of Law, University of Florida’s Masters in Real Estate Program and the Urban Land Institute.
Previously, Mr. Given served as President and COO of The Altman Companies. He was responsible for the portfolio and corporate overhead performance, investor relations, asset management, development underwriting, and dispositions. Prior to Altman, Robert served in regional management roles for Trammell Crow Residential and TESCO Properties.
- Symposium Chair, ULI Miami Symposium (2016‐current)
Member, ULI Southeast Florida and Caribbean Advisory Board
Member, University of Florida Real Estate Advisory Board & Executive Committee
Member, Urban Land Institute
Member, National Multi‐Housing Council
Past Board of Directors, National Multi‐Housing Council
Past Member, CBRE Institutional Group and CBRE Major Accounts Group
Guest Lecturer, National Apartment Association
Guest Lecturer, University of Miami Real Estate Law
- Harvard School of Business, consultant on Privatization of Public Housing Project; 2001
- Licensed Real Estate Salesperson ‐ State of Florida