Sherry Cushman - Cushman & Wakefield

Sherry Cushman

Executive Managing Director
Head of Legal SPG

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    2101 L Street, N.W.
    Suite 700
    Washington, DC 20037
    United States

  • Phone

    +1 202 471-3595

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Profile

Sherry Cushman has spent her 31-year career exclusively advising tenants in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area and throughout the United States. Sherry’s focus is on implementing real estate solutions that closely integrate her client’s business, financial and operational goals for single and multi-office tenants. She has extensive experience in working with partnerships, boards and finance committees adding tremendous value to the consensus building and decision making process.

Sherry has represented tenants in over 15 million square feet of tenant prime lease, lease restructures/renewals, build-to-suits and base building transactions. Sherry’s expertise is with non-profits, professional services and corporate clients.

Awards & Associations

Professional Recognition & Community Leadership


  • Studley Top Producer Award (1994-1999), Shooting Star/Top Dog (1998), Rocket Women (2000)
  • Transaction of the Year Award, Washington, D.C. Association of Realtors (1997, for Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP)
  • GWCAR Brendan McCarthy Award (2001)
  • CBRE Largest Regional Transaction of the Year Award (2003), Innovation Award (2003), Top Producer Award (2004 & 2006), & Americas Top 200 (2006), Regional Top Producer (2004-2012)
  • Cushman & Wakefield’s Americas Top 100 (2014 & 2015) 
  • Cushman & Wakefield Women’s Integration Network (WIN) Global Advisory Board Member (2014-2016)
  • Annual GWCAR Multi-Million Dollar Club Member (1992-2015)
  • CREW Lifetime Achievement Impact Award (2015)
  • March of Dimes – Heroine of Real Estate Award (2015)
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Board/Executive Board/Chapter President/Advisory Board (1991-Present) and Chair of the Commercial Real Estate Games (20 years)
  • JDRF-Hope Honoree at Hope Gala (2012)
  • The Angels Network, Board of Directors/Advisory Board Member (2000-2004)
  • Washington Area Women’s Foundation (WAWF) – Founding 100 Member
  • Make-a-Wish Foundation, Active Fundraiser/Participant (19 triathlons)

Assignments

Non-Profit Clients/Professional Services/Corporate (Partial List)    

  • Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers*
  • American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)
  • American Council on Education
  • American Association For Justice (AAJ)
  • American Psychiatric Association (APA)
  • Andersen Consulting/Accenture
  • Cellular Telephone Industry Association (CTIA)
  • Earth Treks
  • Edelman Public Relations
  • E&Y
  • Entertainment Software Association (ESA)
  • Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum (HOK)
  • Hyundai 
  • In2Books
  • KIA
  • National Association for the Deaf
  • Natural Gas Supply Association
  • Private Equity Growth Council
  • Recording Industry Association of America* (RIAA)
  • Sound Exchange* (SX)
  • State Services Organization (SSO)
  • Terra Eclipse
  • Toyota North America, Inc.
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • Varsity Group
 

Law Firm Clients (Partial List)

  • Baker & Hostetler*
  • Ballard Spahr*
  • Bingham McCutchen
  • Bracewell LLP
  • Briggs & Morgan
  • Clifford Chance
  • Cummings & Lockwood*
  • Damon & Morey
  • Day, Berry & Howard
  • Day Pitney*
  • Dechert
  • Dinsmore & Shohl*
  • Frankfurt Kurnit et al.
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Groom Law Group
  • Harter, Secrest & Emory
  • Hermes Sargent Bates
  • Hyman & Phelps
  • Katten Muchin
  • Kenyon & Kenyon 
  • King & Spalding*
  • Lerch, Early & Brewer
  • Lewis & Roca
  • Lindquist & Vennum
  • Marshall, Dennehey*
  • McCarter & English*
  • Morgan Lewis*
  • Morrison Foerster
  • Nixon Peabody
  • Pepe & Hazard
  • Robinson & Cole*
  • Ross, Dixon & Bell*
  • Saperston & Day
  • Semmes, et al.
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Winthrop & Weinstine