Shawn Mobley

Chief Executive Officer, Americas • United States

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Shawn Mobley

Chief Executive Officer, Americas • United States


As Chief Executive Officer, Americas, Shawn provides strategic vision and leadership for the firm’s more than 190 offices and 30,000 employees in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and South America. He also serves as a member of the firm’s Global Management Team.

Prior to his current role, Shawn was President of Cushman & Wakefield’s East Region, overseeing the firm’s businesses and operations in the Eastern part of the U.S. and Canada. 

Shawn joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2011 as Executive Vice President and Market Leader for the Chicago area, and later added the oversight of the firm’s operations in the Central Region. He formed Cushman & Wakefield’s Investor Services Group in 2014 (comprised of Capital Markets, Agency Leasing, Property Management, Project & Development Services, Valuation & Advisory, and Sustainability) with the goal of providing fully integrated solutions for key investor clients.

Throughout his tenure, Shawn’s focus has been on recruiting and developing the best professionals in the industry to win and service clients at the highest level. 

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Shawn was President of Brokerage Services at Grubb & Ellis, where he oversaw the national brokerage team. Prior to that role, he spent eight years at Jones Lang LaSalle, focusing on corporate accounts and tenant representation. He earned a Master of Business Administration in Analytical Finance from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arizona. Shawn also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) professional designation in 1997.

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