David Hawkins

Vice Chairman • United States

David Hawkins Tampa Executive Managing Director
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David Hawkins

Vice Chairman • United States

David Hawkins currently serves as Vice Chairman in the Global Corporate Services practice. David’s responsibilities include the development and management of services that Cushman & Wakefield offers to multiple corporate clients. He manages a team of professionals with experience in account management, transaction management, project management, and lease administration.


David’s considerable depth and experience in Corporate Real Estate provides a unique perspective to his role. He spent 15 years as a corporate real estate executive responsible for managing portfolios, executing complex transactions, and working closely with the C-Suite. David served as Director of Real Estate for The Hartford Financial Service Group and managed real estate for Southwest Bell (currently AT&T). Prior to entering the commercial real estate field, he worked for Coopers & Lybrand as an accountant.



  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting - Assumption College
  • MBA in Finance & Real Estate - University of Connecticut

  • The Hartford - Chairman’s Award
  • University of Connecticut - MBA Student Fellowship Award

  • CVS Health / Aetna
  • Stanley Black & Decker
  • Newell Brands
  • iHeartMedia
  • ClearChannel Outdoor
  • Citizens Financial Group
  • Hanover Insurance
  • Eversource Energy
  • Voya
  • Waste Management
  • PwC (PricewaterhourseCoopers)
  • Morris Group
  • Aspen Insurance
  • OneBeacon Insurance
  • Cardno
  • TPG

  • Stanley Black & Decker, Ft Mill, SC – 1,540,000 SF Sale Leaseback
  • Stanley Black & Decker, Dallas, TX – 1,000,000 SF Distribution Center
  • Citizens Bank, Johnston, RI – 420,000 SF Build-to-Suit
  • Stanley Black & Decker, Mission, TX – 252,000 SF
  • Aetna, New York, NY – 142,000 SF Headquarters
  • iHeartMedia, Phoenix, AZ – 75,000 SF
  • iHeartMedia, Cincinnati, OH – 60,000 SF
  • Multiple build-to-suits for various national clients

  • Member of CoreNet Global
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, Connecticut

  • President, CoreNet Board of Directors, Connecticut Chapter (1998-2001)
  • Member, CoreNet Board of Directors, Connecticut Chapter (1995-2018)
  • President, Glastonbury Lacrosse Club (2012)
  • Former Board Member, Shelter for Women

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