Michael Taxin

Managing Director • United States

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Michael Taxin

Managing Director • United States

Michael Taxin is a proven leader and business advisor in the commercial real estate industry and holds the position of Managing Director of Brokerage Services. Michael is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of C&W’s brokerage service line in New York City across all asset classes. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Michael managed Newmark’s retail brokerage division in New York City following 15 years with RKF, a pre-eminent boutique retail brokerage in the United States, where he served in several roles including General Counsel and Executive Vice President for Brokerage Operations. Michael is an experienced leader of people, systems, and processes and is skilled at translating organizational vision and priorities into scalable and sustainable operations.

Member of Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)

Member of ICSC

Licensed Real Estate Broker, New York State

Licensed Real Estate Broker, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Licensed Attorney, State of New York


ICSC US Law Conference 2017 Speaker - Mission, Commission - Negotiating with Brokers and their Lawyers

ICSC US Law Conference 2015 Speaker – The Devil’s in the Details: Brokerage Agreements, Including Exclusions, Indemnities and Confidentiality

ICSC US Law Conference 2014 Speaker – Unraveling the Mysteries of Brokerage & Property Management Agreements

ICSC US Law Conference 2013 – Roundtable Discussion Facilitator – Real Estate Broker Listing Agreements & Lien Rights


Retail Law Strategist June 2015, Does a Broker’s Tail Ever Stop Wagging?

American Bar Association, Journal of Real Estate Litigation and Condemnation January 2014, NY Department of State Tightens Rules on Job Titles

Fordham Intellectual Property Media & Entertainment Law Journal May 2004, The Changing Evolution of Sports: Why Performance Enhancing Drugs Should Be Considered In Determining Tort Liability of Professional Athletes

New York Law Journal January 2003, Acquisitions Without The Liabilities

Awards and Recognition

Editor-in-Chief, Fordham University School of Law Sports & Entertainment Forum

Editor, Fordham University School of Law Urban Law Journal

Dean’s List & Chancellor’s Scholar, Syracuse University

Juris Doctor (JD), Fordham University School of Law

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Communications, S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University

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