As Chairman of Global Brokerage at Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., Bruce Mosler advises major tenants and investors on strategic real estate matters, managing key client relationships on behalf of the firm, globally. Widely respected as one of the commercial real estate industry’s most influential and talented professionals, Mr. Mosler, a licensed real estate broker, has leased millions of square feet worth several billion dollars throughout his career. Called “cutting-edge” and “one of the most energetic and successful” executives in the industry, Mr. Mosler has been a formative leader at Cushman & Wakefield for over 20 years, while executing deals that have shaped the fabric of New York City.
Mr. Mosler served as President and CEO of Cushman & Wakefield from 2005-2010, leading the firm from $800 million in sales to $2.1 billion, and diversifying the company’s revenue stream by 30 percent through expansion of the business in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to this, Mr. Mosler was President of U.S. Operations, and implemented a number of initiatives for the firm including creating national leadership roles in Industrial, Retail and Multifamily, and creating the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance, a first-of-its-kind affiliate network of top independent real estate companies operating as a unified team with Cushman & Wakefield. Before the start of his illustrious tenure at Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Mosler, served as President of the Eastern Region at Galbreath Riverbank.
Mr. Mosler is the recipient of myriad industry honors, including the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) Deal of the Year Award for ingenious brokerage. He won the award twice; in 1998, for the creation of the Reuters Building at 3 Times Square, and in 1999, for his success in bringing European retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) to its United States flagship location on Fifth Avenue. In 2008 and 2009, Mr. Mosler was chosen by his peers as Commercial Property News’ “Brokerage Executive of the Year” and was named the publication’s national “Property Services Executive of the Year.”
Well-known for his commitment to a number of civic causes, Mr. Mosler been recognized with several philanthropic industry awards including REBNY’s Kenneth R. Gerrety Humanitarian Award and Louis Smadbeck Brokerage Recognition Award, the US Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation’s Commandant’s Leadership Award and the Leadership in Support of the Military Award by the New York Council Navy League of the United States in 2017. He also received an Honorary Doctoral Degree by the Rabbinical College of America in 2018.
Mr. Mosler sits on numerous non-profit boards and most notably has directed much of his attention toward veteran and military issues. Mr. Mosler serves as co-chairman of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, chairman of the Shafik Gabr Foundation and Chairman of the Cushman & Wakefield’s Veterans Initiative. Mr. Mosler also serves on the Board of Governors of the Real Estate Board of New York and is a member of the boards of the Team Rubicon, Navy League of the United States, Navy SEAL Museum, New York State Troopers Foundation, Police Athletic League, Tufts University Friend of Fletcher Advisory Board and Syracuse University Institute for Veterans and Military Families, among other civic and charitable organizations.