OREANDA-NEWS. August 26, 2016. Cushman & Wakefield announced today the promotion of Nicole Urquhart-Bradley, MAI, FRICS, to the role of President, Valuation & Advisory Americas.

“Nicole is a natural leader who sets the standard for client service and inspires her teams with her vision for the Valuation & Advisory business,” said Joe Stettinius, Cushman & Wakefield Chief Executive, Americas. “She is incredibly thoughtful in her approach to clients and is passionate about her business. We are thrilled to elevate her to this critical role and proud to have her leadership in continuing to build our people and our platform.”

Ms. Urquhart-Bradley has most recently held the role of Executive Managing Director, U.S. Lead for Valuation & Advisory. She began her commercial real estate career in 1988 when she was hired as an associate appraiser with Appraisal Partners, Inc. of Silver Spring, MD. In 2003 she joined Cushman & Wakefield of Washington, D.C., Inc. serving as leader of the Washington, D.C., office until mid-2004 when she was promoted to manager of the Mid-Atlantic Region. In September 2009, her area of responsibility expanded to include the Northeast Region. In September 2010, it expanded again to include the entire United States.

“I am excited and honored to have this opportunity to leverage our firm’s deep local and global knowledge to create value for our clients,” said Ms. Urquhart-Bradley. “Our clients will continue to be our focus as we continue to lead the industry.”
In 2015 Cushman & Wakefield’s Valuation & Advisory group valued over 50,300 properties at over \\$945 billion across the Americas nearly 600 professionals in 71 offices.

Ms. Urquhart-Bradley is a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute and past member of the Institute’s Board of Directors for the Washington, D.C., Metro Chapter (2004-2007). She is also a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. 

John Busi, who formerly held this position, has left the firm. We thank him for his years of service.