SAN JOSE, Calif. – January 4, 2023 – Cushman & Wakefield announced that leading investment sales professionals Scott J. Prosser, Vice Chairman, and Jack DePuy, Executive Managing Director, have joined the firm. Prosser and DePuy are industry veterans and bring decades of Capital Markets experience and expertise to their roles serving institutional and private capital clients. They each specialize in representing sellers and buyers of industrial, office and research & development (R&D) property.
Based in Silicon Valley, Prosser and DePuy will be part of Cushman & Wakefield’s Northern California Capital Markets Group, partnering with established team members Seth Siegel, Steve Hermann, and Ryan Venezia of the firm. The Group covers a broad geography in the institutional segment and ranks as one of the top performing capital markets teams in the Northern California region.
Todd Beatty, Cushman & Wakefield’s Market Lead in Silicon Valley said, “We are very pleased to bring aboard Scott and Jack as two extremely talented and prominent real estate professionals—Scott is considered one of Silicon Valley’s preeminent investment brokers and he and Jack have been part of countless transactions, including many of the region’s most high-profile and sophisticated sales.”
Beatty continued, “The Silicon Valley remains one of the world’s leading real estate markets and economies. Strengthening our Investor Services platform with their deep experience and expertise to serve clients at the highest level is important to how we will continue to grow and be a market leader.”
Matt Chatham, Cushman & Wakefield’s Northwest Regional President added, “We are thrilled to welcome Scott and Jack to our Capital Markets team. In addition to adding their extensive expertise to our Silicon Valley presence, we are equally excited for the work they will do with our industry-leading Industrial Advisory Group across the region.”
Prosser and DePuy both join Cushman & Wakefield from CBRE, where they were partners with the firm’s Northern California Capital Markets Institutional Properties team. Prosser was also a consistent Top 10 Professional with CBRE in Silicon Valley over many years.
Prosser has 33 years of real estate experience and has sold or leased over $22 billion in commercial properties and land during his career. He is ranked among the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Top 25 brokers, including in the publication’s Top 5 brokers in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. Prosser is an eight-time Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB) Broker of the Year, including the association’s Investment Broker of the Year in 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021. He was elected to the ASVB Hall of Fame in 2019.
DePuy has 16 years of real estate experience and has been involved in over $8.5 billion in private and institutional sales throughout Northern California.
Prosser said, “We are excited to join Cushman & Wakefield and to be part of the firm’s Capital Markets team, a group that is greatly respected and admired throughout our industry and by clients. The firm offers a robust Investor Services platform in Northern California and around the world that is client solutions driven and fits very well with our historic practice in the region. We are very much looking forward to all the opportunities this platform brings to our established relationships and how we will expand our business even further with this team.”