NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 07, 2016) - Cushman & Wakefield today announced that Brian Kriter has been promoted to Executive Managing Director and Americas Business Development Lead for the firm's Valuation & Advisory (V&A) group. He'll be tasked with growing the top line valuation business in the Americas while continuing to lead the team of 60+ valuation professionals in Canada.

"In this new role, Brian will be leveraging our global platform to help us meet the increasing demands of investors, owners and lenders around the world," said John D. Busi, President Valuation & Advisory, Global Practice Lead. "Brian aggressively grew our Canadian business last year, and he'll apply his energy and experience to do the same in the Americas."

"We have an amazing team of over 1,600 valuation professionals," said Mr. Kriter, "and I'm looking forward to working closer with our team to help our clients with their real estate valuation needs, regardless of geography."

Mr. Kriter has been with the firm since 2004 and was previously the Managing Director of Business Development in Canada, responsible for developing new business relationships as well as being part of the Canadian Leadership Team since 2010. Before joining Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Kriter spent five years as a top salesperson for IBM Canada, transacting over $50 million in business and ranking in the top 5 percent of the sales force.


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