Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. is a privately held commercial real estate services firm headquartered at 1290 Avenue of the Americas in New York City. The firm owns approximately 250 offices in 60 countries and has over 16,000 employees. 
The firm's global services include leasing, sales and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, investment banking, corporate services, property management, facilities management, project management, consulting, valuation, appraisal and property tax services..
Cushman & Wakefield was founded in New York on October 31, 1917 by John Clydesdale Cushman and Bernard Wakefield. In 2007, the IFIL Group (now Exor), the investment arm of the Agnelli family, invested in Cushman & Wakefield, replacing the Rockefeller Group as majority shareholder of the firm.  That stake is currently 80.91 percent.
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