As Chief Executive Officer, Americas, Shawn provides strategic vision and leadership for the firm’s more than 190 offices and 28,000 employees in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and South America. He also serves as a member of the firm’s Global Advisory Board, which guides critical decisions to drive a winning, best-in-class firm.
Prior to his current role, Shawn was President of Cushman & Wakefield’s East Region, overseeing the firm’s businesses and operations in the Eastern part of the U.S. and Canada.
Shawn joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2011 as Executive Vice President and Market Leader for the Chicago area, and later added the oversight of the firm’s operations in the Central Region. He formed Cushman & Wakefield’s Investor Services Group in 2014 (comprised of Capital Markets, Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Project & Development Services, Valuation & Advisory, and Sustainability) with the goal of providing fully integrated solutions for key investor clients.
Throughout his tenure, Shawn’s focus has been on bringing together the best professionals in the industry to win and service clients at the highest level.