Cushman & Wakefield hires Gebroe-Hammer Associates expert Nicolaou as vice chairman

Niko Nicolaou is now a part of the executive team at Cushman & Wakefield. The former Gebroe-Hammer Associates executive vice president has taken a position at the firm’s East Rutherford office, where he will be a member of the Multifamily Advisory Group, focusing primarily on multifamily investment sales.

“Niko is a great addition to our industry-leading capital markets team in New Jersey, and we are excited to welcome him to Cushman & Wakefield,” said Peter Bronsnick, managing principal of New Jersey. “Niko’s multifamily expertise and vast experience will advance our presence in the market and his approach to the business fits our culture perfectly. Bringing on best-in-class talent like Niko will help us continue to grow our rapidly expanding platforms, including our Multifamily Advisory Group, to respond to our clients’ needs and continue to increase our market share.”

Nicolaou has more than 15 years of experience representing a wide variety of property owners and investors, from institutional entities and private equity funds to family offices and private individuals. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in over $2.6 billion in sales, including more than 165 deals and over 10,000 units.

“I’m proud to be joining this dynamic group of professionals at Cushman & Wakefield in New Jersey,” Nicolaou said. “The firm’s solidified culture of respect, teamwork, excellence and winning, coupled with the ability to leverage the resources and global platform, will enable me to deliver optimal results for my clients. I’m thrilled to begin working alongside some of the industry’s best and brightest.”