Stephen F. Baker has been with Cushman & Wakefield since 1989. A commercial broker specializing in office leasing and tenant representation, he has represented many prestigious corporations and financial institutions. Between 1988 and July 1996, Mr. Baker worked in Cushman & Wakefield’s Stamford, Connecticut office as a commercial leasing broker. Mr. Baker returned to the Stamford, Connecticut office in March 1999 after three successful years working in Cushman & Wakefield’s World Headquarters in New York City.
Mr. Baker was awarded Cushman & Wakefield’s 1994 Deal of the Year Award for his representation of Glencore, Ltd. at Three Stamford Plaza. In 1995, he was awarded the Silver Production Award as an associate in Cushman & Wakefield’s New York area. In 2000 and 2006, he was awarded the gold production award as an associate director and senior director, respectively, and the silver production award as a director in 2001. Mr. Baker has consistently ranked as one of Cushman & Wakefield’s “Top 100” brokers companywide and, in 2000 and 2006, he earned the company’s prestigious “Service Excellence” award, an award given to the individual in the New York Metropolitan area who has been recognized by his/her clients for the highest level of service and initiative in that year.
Mr. Baker received his B.A. in English from Middlebury College in Vermont. Additionally, he has taken graduate courses in Real Estate from New York University. Mr. Baker is past president of the Board of Directors for Domus, the leading social services agency in Connecticut, which runs charter schools, community centers and residential programs for at risk children and their families. Mr. Baker is also the Board of Directors Chair for Trailblazers Academy, a charter school located in Stamford, CT that serves 6th to 8th grade students.
Mr. Baker is a partner in C&W’s global Alternative Investment Services practice group, a global team of real estate professionals focused on serving the unique occupancy needs of the alternative investment community.