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Fanning to Guide Cushman & Wakefield’s Data Center Effort

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DENVER -- Cushman & Wakefield, a global commercial real estate services firm, has named industry veteran Dave Fanning head of its Data Center Advisory Group, which delivers solutions for mission critical environments.

In his new role, Fanning, who currently serves as an Executive Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Occupier Services (GOS) platform, will be responsible for strategic business development, marketing the group’s qualifications and expertise and enhancing client services.

He brings more than two decades of data center experience to the job, including a previous stint as Global Sales and Solutions Director of CBRE’s data center business. Throughout his career, he has worked extensively with a wide variety of data center users, and most recently worked as an advisor to investors entering the space.

“Dave’s extensive knowledge of the data center sector and his strong occupier expertise are incredible assets to Cushman & Wakefield as we expand and strengthen the services offered by our Data Center Advisory Group,” said Sara Gougarty, Managing Director, Advisory Platform Leader at Cushman & Wakefield. “We are confident he will skillfully guide our data center platform to new heights as we extend our service capabilities and increase our growing market share in this sector.”

Fanning joined Cushman & Wakefield in January 2018 to focus on strategic client development and became a contributing member to the Data Center Advisory Group at that time. He is based in Denver and will work closely with the group’s executive committee members in Chicago, Dallas, London, New Jersey, Northern California, Northern Virginia, Tampa and Toronto to grow and strengthen the firm’s service delivery and market share.

Cushman & Wakefield is a global real estate services firm with 48,000 employees in approximately 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2017, the firm had revenue of $6.9 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services.

To learn more, go to www.cushmanwakefield.com