CushWake Names Nathaniel Robinson Global CIO, EVP Strategic Planning
Cushman & Wakefield named Nathaniel Robinson as Global Chief Investment Officer and EVP of Strategic Planning. The promotion reflects Robinson’s strong background in helping build the firm’s strategic investment and M&A capabilities.
Robinson will be responsible for shaping the firm’s broader business strategy, and will allocate investment capital across the company. He will work closely with CEO Brett White, and will be based in Chicago.
Robinson brought 15 years of strategic planning and investment experience to the firm. Before joining Cushman & Wakefield in 2016, he was an investment partner at Virgo Capital, and previously he served in in Morgan Stanley’s Global Technology Group.
“Nate is an exceptional leader who possesses a unique blend of financial and analytical skills along with a strong background advising, operating, and investing across a variety of companies,” said White.
Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services.
In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company.
In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix.
Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator.
Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements.
Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.
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