Robert Yoshimura serves as Executive Director with the Capital Markets Group at Cushman & Wakefield in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
With well over 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, Mr. Yoshimura has completed numerous conventional as well as structured transactions, a prime example was the recapitalization of Linpro Specified Properties (Linpro) with GE Capital Corporation. This transaction ultimately provided the impetus for Linpro to evolve into what is now known as Brandywine Realty Trust.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Yoshimura was Senior Managing Partner of The Flynn Company. He was the head of the Investment Sales Division and intimately involved in the growth of the property management business. Through his efforts, approximately 25 million square feet was under management with the firm. His tenure with the Flynn Company was in excess of 30 years. His client list included TA Realty Associates, Brandywine Realty Trust, Liberty Property Trust, LaSalle Investment Management, Great Point Investors, Dermody Properties, First Industrial, and many other leading real estate owners in the country. He also served on the Board of Onex Real Estate Partners.
Mr. Yoshimura has sold or financed more than $7.6 billion in transactions. He is a licensed broker in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.
Mr. Yoshimura holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an avid squash player and holds a second degree black belt in Judo.