D’Angelo will focus primarily on television and film studio property as well as specialize in core commercial sectors. White will support the growth of the Hospitality & Gaming practice at Cushman & Wakefield. Both professionals will concentrate on property located in Southern California and locations across the West.
Michele Kauffman, MAI, Executive Managing Director and West Region Lead for V&A at Cushman & Wakefield, said, “We are delighted to have Tony and Jessica, two outstanding talents, join us as we continue to grow and take our Southern California V&A practice to the next level. Each of these experienced professionals represent the type of market-leading talent our V&A group continues to add and who can provide the type of leading expertise and world-class service we strive to provide clients.”
Cushman & Wakefield’s Los Angeles Regional Manager of V&A, Eric Garfield, MAI, Managing Director, said, “Tony and Jessica further bolster our V&A arsenal and strengthen the capacity of our services across multiple key property types. Anthony brings deep experience and credibility and is well known by clients and colleagues as a ‘go-to’ resource for advisory on valuation issues, while Jessica is known for high-quality appraisals involving many complex and high-profile hotel/resort properties is some of the most dynamic markets in the country.”
D’Angelo brings nearly 35 years of deep commercial appraisal experience to his role with Cushman & Wakefield. He has spent his entire career based in Los Angeles, where he has accumulated a wide breadth of knowledge and skill in the appraisal field. D’Angelo previously served as a Managing Director with Marshall & Stevens and prior as a Senior Valuation Services Director with Colliers International. He also worked with CBRE from the late 1980s to 2015, lastly serving as Vice President. He began his appraisal career at Laventhol and Horwath in the mid 1980s.
“I joined Cushman & Wakefield to be part of a large top tier global firm, and one having a great culture,” said Anthony D’Angelo. “Working in an organization providing a significant number of experienced professionals is very valuable in my business—the interactions, knowledge, and perspectives gained from colleagues are a huge benefit to self-growth, contributing to a stronger overall team, and enhancing the work product.”
White brings nearly a decade of experience in complex hotel appraisals and consulting. She has completed several hundred appraisals ranging from full-service resorts to economy motels across 14 states. She has also consulted on more than 60 development and feasibility projects. Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, White served as Vice President at HVS in Los Angeles, where she ranked as a top producer for the firm’s California practice for several consecutive years.
Jessica White said, “I am excited to join such a reputable firm in Cushman & Wakefield and at the opportunity to be part of its vision for further V&A growth in Southern California. I am eager to contribute and share my experience in hotel appraisal with my new teammates and look forward to continuing to expand my own professional skillset through the firm’s seasoned V&A practice.”
Cushman & Wakefield’s Valuation & Advisory Group across the Americas consists of approximately 650+ professionals. The Group provides sophisticated advice on real estate equity and debt decisions to clients. Through a globally integrated platform the Group’s capabilities span valuation and advisory services relating to acquisition, disposition, financing, litigation, and financial reporting.