SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2013) - Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce ( is pleased to welcome Sharen Bajema to the Seattle and Bellevue branches to serve in the position of Branch Operations Director. Bajema is joining the organization with a strong management and operations background and 20 years' experience in the industry.

The Branch Operations Director serves a supervisory role within the branches. Bajema will oversee to the branch administrative support staff and be an effective partner to the Branch Broker in managing day-to-day operations in line with branch objectives, initiatives, and approaches, in addition to being a liaison for corporate matters.

"We are thrilled to welcome Sharen to the Seattle and Bellevue branches. She will be a great asset to our offices, bringing both experience and knowledge of the Seattle-Bellevue market and industry," said Dave Magee, Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Senior Director and Managing Broker of the Washington Region. "Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce prides itself on having a knowledgeable staff of individuals, like Sharen, who are essential to our clients and brokers."

Sharen Bajema is joining Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce from Staubach Company/Jones Lang LaSalle where she served as Associate Director & Vice President. In addition to working with the Staubach Company/Jones Lang LaSalle, Bajema worked with Grubb & Ellis as the Business Operations Manager.

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Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce, an independently owned and operated member of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance, has been the leading provider of real estate brokerage services for more than 30 years. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, the firm has offices throughout Utah, Nevada, Idaho and Washington. It offers consulting, brokerage, tenant and landlord representation, property and facilities management, and valuation services to corporations, institutions and investors throughout the Intermountain West and Pacific Northwest. For more information, and for property listings, broker information, market category reports and more visit

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