Denny St. Romain
Vice Chair • United States
Mr. St. Romain serves as Vice Chairman with Cushman & Wakefield’s Florida Multifamily Team which focuses on investment sales of existing properties and developable land; arranging permanent, bridge, and construction financing; and structured equity. He has over 26 years of diversified real estate experience. Denny joined Cushman and Wakefield with partner, Jubeen Vaghefi, in 2020 to bolster the firm’s established multifamily presence in the State of Florida. The two partnered with the team’s existing senior leadership of Robert Given to spearhead the statewide platform.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. St. Romain was a Managing Director of a global real estate firm for 10 years where he was Co-head of the Capital Markets practice in Florida. Prior to that, Mr. St. Romain was a founding partner and served as President and CEO of a SEC Registered Investment Advisor which subsequently became Trade Street Residential, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSRE) which focused on acquiring, owning, developing and operating apartment communities in the Southeastern US. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. St. Romain also worked in the investment sales and mortgage banking subsidiary of a multi-national real estate service firm. He has also worked for a large Architectural and Engineering firm in Miami as a consultant in the master planning, feasibility and financial structuring of cruise ports, cargo ports, airports and their related retail, hotel and entertainment development pieces for tourism destinations worldwide.
Mr. St. Romain received both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from Louisiana State University and a M.B.A from the University of Miami. He is active in St. Anthony Parish in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and is a member of the Urban Land Institute and National Multihousing Council. Mr. St. Romain also was honorably discharged from the United States Coast Guard. He lives in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with his wife of 22 years and three children.