Thursday, March 26, 2020

Denny St. Romain and Jubeen Vaghefi Join Cushman & Wakefield’s Florida Multifamily Investment Sales Team

Denny St. Romain 
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, March 26, 2020 – Cushman & Wakefield is pleased to announce the addition of a leading, five-member investment sales team to its Florida Multifamily Group.

 Led by industry veterans Denny St. Romain and Jubeen Vaghefi, the team’s deep experience will add significantly to Cushman & Wakefield’s already thriving multifamily presence in the state.
St. Romain and Vaghefi will partner with Cushman & Wakefield Vice Chairman Robert Given and Executive Managing Director Robert Kaplan in spearheading a combined Florida platform.

 The statewide team will continue to focus on representing institutional and private multifamily owners in the sale and financing of existing multifamily properties and developable land, as well as arranging construction financing and structuring equity.

Jubeen Vaghefi
St. Romain and Vaghefi both join Cushman & Wakefield as Vice Chairmen and will focus on properties statewide. 

They are joined by three team members, Senior Director Charles Crapse and Directors Alex Kupp and Scott Peek.

The team will work closely with Cushman & Wakefield’s existing multifamily investment sales experts throughout the state of Florida, as well its Equity, Debt & Structured Finance specialists.

“With their deep experience and relationships throughout Florida, the addition of this team further strengthens Cushman & Wakefield’s position as the preeminent multifamily service provider in the state,” said Given. “We are very excited about what we can collectively offer to all of our existing and future clients as a combined force.”

Charles Crapse 
When combined, St. Romain and Vaghefi and the existing Cushman & Wakefield team have transacted approximately over $50 billion in property sales, financing and equity transactions.

“Cushman & Wakefield’s commitment to its clients, as well as its strong global capital markets presence, make this transition a perfect fit for us,” said St. Romain. 

“We look forward to working with a dominant force such as Robert Given and his team to be part of the company’s future growth, and to leverage our combined platform to better serve our clients”

Scott Peek
St. Romain and Vaghefi each bring over 20 years of experience to their new roles with Cushman & Wakefield. 

They have worked as a team for over 10 years and have held management-level positions at a number of top brokerage firms. They come most recently from Walker & Dunlop.

“We are pleased to have such an experienced and respected team join Cushman & Wakefield,” said Carlo Barel di Sant’Albano, Cushman & Wakefield's Chief Executive of Global Capital Markets & Investor Services.

 “Our firm is committed to being market leaders in the multifamily space and the addition of St. Romain and Vaghefi, along with their team, solidifies this in Florida.”

Robert Given
In addition to Given, Kaplan, St. Romain, Vaghefi, Crapse, Kupp and Peek, Cushman & Wakefield’s Florida Multifamily Team includes Zachary Sackley, Troy Ballard, Calum Weaver and Neal Victor in South Florida; Jay Ballard and Ken Delvillar in Orlando; and Brad Capas, Nick Meoli and Mike Donaldson in West-Central Florida.

Kaplan, along with Chris Lentz and Mark Rutherford facilitate debt, equity and structured finance throughout Florida.

About Cushman & Wakefield:

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners.

Robert Kaplan

Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 53,000 employees in 400 offices and 60 countries.

In 2019, the firm had revenue of $8.8 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services.

To learn more, please visit or follow @CushWake on Twitter.


Savannah Durban
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