Shultz brings more than 15 years and Burmeister 11 years of valuable industry experience in the office sector. The pair have collectively completed more than 350 lease transactions totaling nearly 2 million square feet along with over $200 million in sales.
Previously working as individuals, Shultz and Burmeister will form a new two-person team at Cushman & Wakefield focusing primarily on Agency Leasing in the Puget Sound market as well as property sales. They both come to Cushman & Wakefield from Colliers International.
“We are excited to welcome Andrew and welcome back Brandon to Cushman & Wakefield, as they help fortify our office agency practice in Puget Sound,” said Alison Beddard, Cushman & Wakefield’s Managing Principal, Washington.“ Andrew and Brandon are highly talented, high character individuals, with extensive knowledge and proven success in many areas of office real estate. They are proactive, hands-on professionals who take pride in tackling new challenges while always putting clients at the forefront. Creating lasting relationships based on trust, integrity, and mutual respect, they personify who we are at Cushman & Wakefield. I look forward to their future success with us.”
“Cushman & Wakefield’s world-class full-service platform will allow us to confidently advise the important business decisions, challenges and opportunities, of our clients,” said Andrew Shultz. “We look forward to this next chapter and in having this great opportunity to form our new team with such a preeminent firm.”
Brandon Burmeister continued, “I am thrilled to return to Cushman & Wakefield, a tremendous and highly reputable firm in the Puget Sound and around the world. The firm’s special culture was another key point in our selecting Cushman & Wakefield as the right choice for us to make this next move in our careers.”
During his brokerage career beginning in 2015, Shultz has advised many prominent companies. His approach to brokerage and unique perspective was also shaped by the nine years he spent prior as a commercial property manager with Hines, where he managed more than 1.6 million square feet of space in Silicon Valley’s prestigious Stanford Reach Park. Shultz holds a Master of Business Administration, Finance from the University of Washington.
Burmeister began his brokerage career in 2010 advising clients on the leasing and sales of office buildings in the Seattle area. Much of his career was spent at Colliers International where for the last five years he focused on representing property owners. He also worked at Cushman & Wakefield and Grubb & Ellis early in his career. Burmeister holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economic Geography from the University of Washington.