Cushman & Wakefield Hires Veteran Agency Leasing Broker in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., October 1, 2019 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today that Josh Bernstein has joined the firm as a Managing Director.

Josh Bernstein Managing Director Los AngelesAn industry veteran with more than 13 years of brokerage experience, Mr. Bernstein specializes in landlord representation across the Westside with a specific focus in Hollywood, Miracle Mile, Culver City, Playa Vista, and Beverly Hills. He will be based in Cushman & Wakefield’s Century City office.

As a skilled advisor to landlords, tenants, and investors, Mr. Bernstein has completed over 2 million square feet (sf) of leases over the past few years and was involved in leasing many of the Westside’s most prominent creative office projects, including Hollywood 959, 1601 Vine, 5757 Wilshire (SAG-AFTRA Plaza), Workscapes at Hayden Tract, The Bluffs at Playa Vista, and Playa Court Campus. Major transactions include WeWork (115,000 sf); Beats By Dre (110,000 sf); Deluxe (50,000 sf); Quibi (50,000 sf); Picturehead/Formosa Group (50,000 sf); Alloy Digital (35,000 sf); Chrome River (30,000 sf); and Phelps Agency (30,000 sf).

Select clients Mr. Bernstein has represented include Watt Investment Partners, IDS Real Estate Group, J.H. Snyder Co., J.P. Morgan, Edward J. Minskoff Equities, Inc., Kilroy Realty Corporation, Hudson Pacific Properties, Hackman Capital Partners, and EQ Office.

“Cushman & Wakefield is a globally recognized and respected brand committed to putting its clients and people first. I am thrilled to be part of this collaborative culture and look forward to leveraging the firm’s comprehensive platform of services to provide best-in-class solutions for my clients,” said Mr. Bernstein.

Nick DiPaolo, Market Director, Brokerage, said, “We are very excited to welcome Josh Bernstein, a seasoned industry professional with an irreproachable work ethic, excellent client relationships, and a great reputation. By strategically expanding our brokerage platform and agency leasing services, we can continue to drive value for the firm and deliver the insights and expertise that our clients need in the Greater Los Angeles market.

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Bernstein served as Vice President at First Property Realty Corporation in Beverly Hills. He also previously worked at Cassidy Turley in San Diego, prior to the company’s merger with DTZ.

Mr. Bernstein is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego. He is former President and a current member of Building Hope (a division of the City of Hope group of real estate and construction industry leaders), a member of the Los Angeles Commercial Realty Association (LACRA), and a licensed California Real Estate Broker. 

About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 51,000 employees in 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2018, the firm had revenue of $8.2 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit or follow @CushWake on Twitter.