TAMPA, FL, April 30, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield is pleased to announce that LaShawn Bates has been promoted to Director of Financial Analysis for the firm’s Florida offices. In this statewide role, Bates will lead a team of 10 analysts who provide important financial insight related to investment sales and acquisitions.
Bates recently celebrated her 10th anniversary with Cushman & Wakefield, and for the last 10 years has worked with the Tampa- and Orlando-based Capital Markets Team of Vice Chairman Mike Davis, Executive Director Rick Brugge and Executive Director Michael Lerner. In 2017, the team completed 32 office and industrial transactions totaling nearly $3 billion.
“LaShawn has been an extraordinary asset to her team over the years and is well-prepared for this new statewide role,” said Larry Richey, Florida Market Leader for Cushman & Wakefield. “We are proud to have her as both a leader and mentor for our financial analysts, and we look forward to the success to come under her leadership.”
Bates is an active leader in the Florida commercial real estate community, serving in several capacities that support women in the industry. She is a member of Cushman & Wakefield’s Women’s Integrated Network (WIN) as well as Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). She was recently chosen as one of only five Cushman & Wakefield female employees nationwide to receive a scholarship for CREW’s 2018 Leadership Certificate Program, which she attended in January.
Bates joined Cushman & Wakefield in March 2008 from KeyBank Real Estate Capital, where she was a Senior Loan Analyst. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Kansas.
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Communications Specialist, Florida