Cushman & Wakefield Appoints Edward C. Forst President, CEO

Posted by Patrick Barnard on December 23, 2013 No Comments
Categories : FYI

14787_cushmanceo1 Cushman & Wakefield Appoints Edward C. Forst President, CEO Commercial real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield Inc. has named former Goldman Sachs exec Edward C. Forst as president and CEO.

Forst joins the company following his tenure at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as global co-head of the investment management division, as a member of its management committee and previously as the firm's chief administrative officer. Most recently, he served as an advisor to Fenway Partners, a private investment firm.

Cushman & Wakefield says Forst has 30 years of experience working in international asset management, capital markets and operational leadership.

During the financial crisis of 2008-2009, Forst was selected to be the first executive vice president and principal operating officer of Harvard University, leading its non-academic affairs, and served as advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury of the U.S.

He will join the firm effective Jan. 6, 2014.

Register here to receive our Latest Headlines email newsletter




Leave a Comment