Brokerage Associate at Cushman & Wakefield

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Irvine, California

Job Description:

Job Title
Brokerage Associate

Job Description Summary

Who We Are ...

INDIVIDUALLY WE ARE GOOD. TOGETHER WE'RE GREAT. Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm, with 51,000+ people and 400 offices in 70 countries, that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Our work creates meaningful value for our clients, our business, our shareholders, our people, our communities and world. As a company based on putting ideas into action, we continually strive to add driven and thoughtful individuals to our team. Brokers at Cushman & Wakefield enjoy a collaborative culture that fosters an entrepreneurial spirit at every level, from junior- to senior-level professionals.
Job Description

What You'll Be Doing ...

As a Broker Associate at Cushman & Wakefield, you will work with a leading team to accomplish business development and secure client relationships for the firm. You will develop new business, become a trusted advisor to our clients, and you will work for one of the premiere Commercial Real Estate firms in the world. If you are interested in some or all of the following activities, this is the role for you!

  • Develop property specific target client lists and generation of new leads and prospects (in-person contacts, phone calls, canvassing; scheduling fact-to-face meetings with prospective clients, and conducting thorough follow-up with presentations as needed). More time in year 2 on scheduling face to face meetings.

  • Represent the interests of client firms to locate office space by researching companies and executives, performing property specific due diligence (confirming availabilities/rates/current activity), preparing surveys, conducting tours, evaluating proposals, involvement in negotiations, preparing lease abstracts and reviewing lease and administrative documents.

  • Manage CRM software (Engage) by inputting new pursuits and updating current opportunities as necessary.

  • Understand and collect updates for new sub lease listings, lost sub lease listings, and changes to existing sub lease listings (Supporting not leading this process). Review database to ensure accuracy of team's Sub lease listings and provide updates to third party based on open and closed opportunities/ sub lease listings

  • Communicate with, attend meetings, and provide status updates to Client/tenant on behalf of fee-earners to request necessary information.

  • Coordinate client/tenant project deliverables and timelines for team, working directly with team of fee-earners.

  • Act as liaison between the client and fee-earners involved in the project to ensure that information flow is effective and timely between all parties.

  • Support team in financial analysis, due diligence, content preparation, pulling and packaging comps, pitch and/or proposal coordination, CRM management.

  • Portfolio reporting for team - Active Deal Reporting - data entry portion of the reporting for client/tenant leases, and pipeline reporting.

  • Work with research team in retrieval of comps, updating building stacks from systems, and other Market information as needed.

  • Develop and maintain deep understanding of the market & industry and working relationships with industry professionals.

  • Assist in developing and managing the client/tenant relationship by staying relevant of changes in clients' organization, business priorities and objectives.

  • Coordinate the development of offer memorandums or other client materials (i.e. tour books and property surveys) with marketing, graphics resources, and Broker Coordinators.


  • 2 - 4 years industry experience (real estate and/or finance or accounting).

  • Real estate license preferred otherwise required to procure and maintain within 6 months of start date.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Real Estate, Finance, Accounting or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Overall working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Teams, Word and PowerPoint)

  • Basic understanding of statistics/quantitative analysis, and finance (e.g., concepts of present value and return on investment, financial modeling)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and sales skills

  • Effective listening and critical thinking skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Desire and ability to establish and solidify client relationships with a long-term perspective

  • CRM/Salesforce and Argus modeling experience is preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day

  • May involve periods of standing, such as operating at a copier/fax/scanner

  • Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type

  • Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you

  • Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing

  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand

  • Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays

Note: This position requires compliance with our COVID related protocols, which may also include client-specific requirements. This might include, but is not limited to, either providing documentation of full vaccination as per CDC guidelines or agreeing to regular COVID testing.

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
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