Jim Wenk is a Managing Director for Brokerage in New York, NY. He has over 15 years of experience as an expert New York City office leasing, and has over $2BB in lease transactions completed for corporations in New York.
Jim is frequently quoted in: The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Commercial Observer, and Crains New York Business. Recent clients include: JP Morgan, Snapchat, Emblemhealth, Regus, Societe Generale, Haworth, Mizuho Securities, Neuberger Berman, Knewton, Videology, and Genpact.
Brad Cohen is a Senior Director in the Retail Leasing Division at Eastern Consolidated, specializing in landlord advisory services throughout New York City.
A veteran retail leasing expert with over 10 years of experience, Mr. Cohen has been instrumental in expanding Eastern Consolidated’s Retail Leasing Division. In recognition of his success, he was named a CoStar Power Broker for three consecutive years.
Mr. Cohen has completed hundreds of transactions while representing some of the nation’s most prestigious landlords including Avalon Bay Communities, Extell Development Company, Equity Residential, Forest City, Gotham Organization, Related Companies, and RREEF. He has leased on behalf of landlords brands such as 7-Eleven, Apple Bank for Savings, AT&T, NY Kids Club, CityMD, Applebee’s, Capital One Bank, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Crunch Gym, Dollar Tree, Gamestop, Marshall’s, McDonald’s, Modell’s, Red Lobster, and Verizon Wireless. Currently he is the exclusive tenant rep for iPic Entertainment in its efforts to expand in the New York Region.
As an expert on retail trends and the industry’s use of technology, Mr. Cohen has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Commercial Observer, and other publications, and is frequently invited to speak on panels at industry events. He also advises technology companies on best practices for adapting products to serve the commercial real estate industry.
Dynamic executive and visionary entrepreneur with success creating and launching corporations and products. Developing business plans to diversify product lines and go-to market strategies to capture additional market share and extend brand reach. Experienced in identifying and researching current market strategies and the ability to design, direct and create branding, marketing and sales tools to increase awareness and support profit objectives. Specializing in marketing commercial real estate corporations, brokerage, asset repositioning and consulting services.
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