Rubano Strengthens and Expands Equity, Debt & Structured Finance Team
LOS ANGELES, October 3, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) announced today that Rob Rubano has joined the firm as Executive Managing Director to lead Investment Sales and the Equity, Debt & Structured Finance business of Cushman & Wakefield on the West Coast.
“We are delighted to welcome Rob to Cushman & Wakefield. He is an outstanding professional and a great addition to our national Capital Markets platform. His finance expertise, client relationships and track record will continue to strengthen our debt and financing capabilities,” said Carlo Barel di Sant’Albano, Chief Executive, Global Capital Markets and Investor Services.
Rubano is joining Cushman & Wakefield from Eastdil Secured. Over his career, he has been directly responsible for transactions totaling more than $30 billion. He is responsible for the structuring and placement of commercial mortgages as well as secondary loan sales. He has extensive experience working throughout various parts of the capital stack, including first mortgages, B-notes, mezzanine financings and preferred equity.
“Our Capital Markets business has grown rapidly by selectively recruiting talented individuals that can augment and strengthen our national platform,” said Doug Harmon, Chairman, Capital Markets, Cushman & Wakefield.
Cushman & Wakefield’s U.S. market share for office sales nearly tripled to more than 23 percent, with $8.6 billion of sales through first-half 2018, according to Real Estate Alert, the commercial real estate industry publication that measures investment sales volume and brokerage market share. Across all property types, the increase in market share ranks Cushman & Wakefield third nationally through the first half of 2018, up from fifth in 2017.
Rubano is based in Los Angeles. He holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech.
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