Art Santry

Vice Chair • United States

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Art Santry

Vice Chair • United States

Art Santry joined Cushman & Wakefield’s Washington, D.C. office in 2009. He currently co-chairs Cushman & Wakefield’s Legal Sector Advisory Group and is a member of the firm’s Not-for-Profit Practice Group and sits on the Executive Committee of the Tenant Advisory Group. Art has over 30 years of leasing transaction, development and strategic planning experience. His track record of providing solutions to law firms, and for non-profit organizations paired with his extensive relationships and stellar reputation for client service, enable him to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of his clients. Most recently, Art served for three years as Executive Vice President of CB Richard Ellis in Washington, D.C., where he was the number one producer in the Mid-Atlantic region. Over the last five years, Art has completed over 200 lease and sale transactions totaling over 4.5M square feet and $3B in total consideration. Art’s expertise include overseeing two million square feet of high end office space development between 2016-2019 totaling over $1.5 billion in development costs.

Professional Affiliations

  • Board Member of DC Building Industry Association (DCBIA)
  • Member of Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association (CREBA)



  • Master of Business Administration, Dartmouth College, Amos Tuck School of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts, Hobart College

  • Tenant Representation
  • Landlord Representation
  • Owner/Occupier Sales
  • Not-for-Profit Advisory Group

  • GWCAR & Washington Business Journal, 2004 Deal of the Year, Patton Boggs
  • GWCAR & Washington Business Journal, 2013 Deal of the Year, Washington Design Center
  • NAIOP, Best New Lease, 2015 - Fannie Mae Headquarters
  • CREBA Leasing Transaction of the year 2015, Fannie Mae Headquarters
  • WBJ Best Real Estate Deals, 2015, Fannie Mae Headquarters Sale
  • D Magazine’s Best Office Lease Award of 2015, Fannie Mae Operational Hub Dallas, TX
  • Dallas Business Journal Suburban Office Deal of 2015, Fannie Mae Operational Hub Dallas, TX
  • CREBA, #1 Leasing Agent of the Year 2015 (Tie)
  • CoStar Power Broker 2015, 2018
  • NAIOP, Best New Lease, 2018 - Fannie Mae Operational Hub Reston, VA
  • CREBA Leasing Transaction of the year 2018, Fannie Mae Operational Hub Reston, VA

Recent Major Leasing Transactions

  • Fannie Mae Operational Hub, Reston, VA - 850,000 SF
  • Fannie Mae Headquarters, Washington, DC - 750,000 SF
  • American Psychological Association, Washington, DC - 600,000 SF
  • Vinson & Elkins, Houston, TX - 420,000 SF
  • Jones Day, Washington, DC - 350,000 SF
  • Squire Patton Boggs, Washington, DC - 350,000 SF
  • Fannie Mae Operational Hub, Dallas, Texas - 330,000 SF
  • Bryan Cave, St. Louis, MO - 250,000 SF
  • Thompson Coburn LLP, St. Louis, MO - 235,000 SF
  • Norton Rose Fulbright (Formerly Fulbright & Jaworski), Houston, TX - 200,000 SF
  • Fannie Mae, Reston, VA - 186,000 SF
  • American College of Cardiology, Washington, DC - 180,000 SF
  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, Atlanta, GA - 140,000 SF
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP, Austin, TX - 140,000 SF
  • Fannie Mae, Dallas, Texas - 123,000 SF
  • Miller & Chevalier, Washington, DC - 120,000 SF
  • Washington Design Center, Washington, DC - 120,000 SF
  • MedStar, Washington, DC - 115,000 SF
  • Fannie Mae, Washington, DC - 87,000 SF
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP, Washington, DC - 81,000 SF
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP, Washington, DC - 80,000 SF
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Washington, DC, 72,000 SF
  • Cushman & Wakefield, Washington, DC - 60,000 SF
  • Davis Wright Tremaine, Washington, DC - 60,000 SF
  • American Council of Life Insurers, Washington, DC – 52,000 SF
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Washington, DC - 43,000 SF
  • Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C., Washington, DC - 42,181 SF
  • Ballard Spahr, Washington, DC - 40,000 SF
  • Sidley Austin LLP (Formerly Brown & Wood LLP), Washington, DC - 35,000 SF
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP, Vienna, VA - 29,277 SF
  • Sullivan & Worchester LLP, Washington, DC - 25,000 SF
  • McCarter & English LLP, Washington, DC - 25,000 SF
  • Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, & Untereiner LLP, Washington, DC- 20,000 SF
  • Brookings Institution, Washington, DC - 17,000 SF
  • The Legal Aid Society, Washington, DC - 13,000 SF

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