Robert Given

Robert Given


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    515 E. Las Olas Boulevard
    Suite 900
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
    United States

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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.

Professional Affiliations

  • 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

Awards & Associations

  • Top  Sales  Professional,  Cushman  &  Wakefield  –  Ranked  #1  in  the  State  of Florida (2018) and in the Top 100, nationally
  • Top CBRE Producer for Florida in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009
  • Top 20 CBRE Producers in Florida between 2005 through 2016
  • Deal Maker of the Year, Daily Business Review (10 times)
  • Power Leaders in Real Estate, South Florida Business Journal (6 times)


Cushman & Wakefield Multifamily Cushman & Wakefield Multifamily in South Florida focuses exclusively on meeting the needs of institutional and private owners of multifamily properties and land development throughout South Florida including Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Naples, Fort Meyers, Treasure Coast and the Keys. Our team is comprised of seasoned professionals with over 100 years of combined Real Estate and Investment Sales experience with over $20 billion in multifamily transactions. We are consistently ranked as the No. 1 Multifamily Team in South Florida. Our proven marketing process involves a highly structured, controlled and competitive offering, specifically tailored to the needs of multifamily owners and the local market. We have consistently produced maximum pricing by attracting and engaging the most aggressive investors for our property listings.

Robert Given 
Vice Chair

Zachary Sackley
Exec. Managing Director

Calum Weaver
Exec. Managing Director

Troy Ballard
Managing Director

Neal Victor

Errol Blumer

Perry Synanidis
Sr. Financial Analyst

James Quinn
Financial Analyst

Michael Mulkern
Financial Analyst

Ricky Giles
Financial Analyst

Elizabeth Rogerio
Brokerage Coordinator

Cassandra Skevis
Brokerage Coordinator

Catherine Dearing
Brokerage Coordinator

Ann-Makir Magloire
Brokerage Coordinator