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Guillermo Suarez

Senior Director


Biography

Will Suarez is a Senior Director in the Capital Markets Group of Cushman & Wakefield, where he focuses on investment sales in Lower Manhattan (FiDi, TriBeCa, Chinatown, South Street Seaport, and Battery Park City). Previously, he was Director of Sales at Massey Knakal Realty Services, which was acquired by Cushman & Wakefield on December 31, 2014.

Will has sold properties with an aggregate value of over $220 million including ground-up development sites, conversion sites, commercial condos, mixed-use, and bulk-sale residential condos.

Before transitioning to sales, Will handled retail leasing where he worked on assignments exceeding 100,000 square feet in aggregate. He signed a dozen leases in 2012-13 covering 25,000 square feet with an aggregate rental income value of $17.5 million.

Prior to beginning his career at Massey Knakal, Will had over 25 years of experience in the advertising and digital marketing industries working for worldwide agencies including J. Walter Thompson and Saatchi & Saatchi. He was involved with four Internet start-ups, one of which (AvantGo) was purchased by SYBASE, Inc.

Suarez was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Manhattan in New Rochelle, New York, where he attended Iona Preparatory School. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1985 with a Bachelor of the Arts in Industrial Design. He resides in East Norwalk, Connecticut with his wife Susan, sons Michael, Nicolas, Mark, and Daniel, and daughters Jacqueline and Christina.

Awards:

-Massey Knakal Rookie of the Year: 2013

Notable Transactions:

-33 & 34 Park Row (aka 1 Beekman Street): development site, $52,000,000

-TriBeCa Assemblage: development/conversion site, $50,000,000

-304-306 Canal Street: mixed-use, $16,400,000

-58-60 Reade Street: commercial condo, $4,200,000


Articles

    FiDi's Development Attracts Visitors Of All Types
    8.4.2014
    At the recent Massey Knakal CRE Summit, Larry Silverstein delivered a rousing keynote address outlining his company’s extensive development activities in Lower Manhattan. He enthusiastically described his firm’s remarkable World Trade Center buildings as well as its residential, retail, and hotel projects which are reinventing Lower Manhattan. No longer is Lower Manhattan merely a place where people show up to work. Rather the area is quickly becoming a seven day a week destination for all: business people, leisure travelers, and residents. Given the tremendous momentum that Lower Manhattan’s real estate projects are gaining, Mr. Silverstein’s enthusiasm is well founded. With over $30 billion in combined private and public investment in Lower Manhattan over the last 10 years, Silverstein Properties, and many other notable New York developers, have been compelled to spend much of their time, energy, and resources there. Given the amenities which the influx of development activity has View Article

Guillermo Suarez
Senior Director
will.suarez@cushwake.com
(212) 660 7753
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Maurice Suede
Associate Director
maurice.suede@cushwake.com
(212) 589 5131
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Sean Rucker
Senior Associate
sean.rucker@cushwake.com
(212) 589 5113
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Notable Recent Transactions

 
 

TriBeCa Assemblage/Ownership Requests Proposals Development/Conversion Sites, TriBeCa, New York

 

123 Washington Street: Floors 23-26, New York, NY 10006/Ownership Requests Proposals Apartment Buildings, Special Use, Financial District, New York

 

304-306 Canal Street, For Sale or NNN Lease Mixed-Use Investment Buildings, Development/Conversion Sites, Commercial Buildings, TriBeCa, New York

 

51 Warren Street #1W, New York, NY 10007/$4,750,000 Commercial Condo/Co-op, TriBeCa, New York