CBRE hires Peter Victor and Andy Cunningham from Cushman & Wakefield

13 June 2017 3 min. read
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CBRE has picked up Peter Victor and Andy Cunningham, both join the firm from rival Cushman & Wakefield. Victor joins the firm’s Glasgow office as Director in the firm’s Advisory & Transaction Services team; Cunningham joins the firm’s London office, as Tenant Representation and Acquisition services lead for the EMEA region.

Prior to joining CBRE, Andy Cunningham worked at Cushman & Wakefield as a Partner and head of the firm’s Business Space Agency in Glasgow. He previously worked, between 2005 and 2007, at Lambert Smith Hampton as a Director. Earlier in his career he was an Associate Partner at Knight Frank, where he worked for six years; a Surveyor at CBRE for two years; and a Placement Student at GVA UK, for a little over a year starting in 1995. Cunningham holds a Bachelor of Science in Land Economics from the University of the West of Scotland.

Cunningham joins CBRE as a Senior Director in the firm’s Advisory & Transaction Services team. He brings more than two decades of experience to the firm, and will, alongside Audrey Dobson, work to strengthen the firm’s Glasgow operation, by, among others, developing the team.

“It is particularly pleasing that someone of Andy’s experience has chosen to further his career at CBRE,” comments Miller Mathieson, Head of CBRE Scotland, on the appointment. “Andy is a highly regarded expert in Scotland and will add considerable fire power to our existing team. He has strong client relationships in both Scotland and London and a fantastic track record of dealing with major leasing, tenant representation and development instructions. Notably, he recently acted for US bank State Street in securing its new Edinburgh HQ at Quartermile.”

Peter Victor and Andy Cunningham – CBRE

Prior to joining CBRE, Peter Victor worked at Cushman & Wakefield for more than 14 years, most recently he was a Senior Managing Director and head of the firm’s International Desk in London. He was previously, between 2003 and 2007, a Director at the firm. Earlier in his career he worked at Boston Properties, in his most recent roles as Vice President and Regional Leasing Director. Victor holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton Collage.

Victor joins CBRE as its new Tenant Representation and Acquisition services lead, responsible for occupier clients across the EMEA region. He brings more than three decades of experience to the role, which sees him tasked with enhancing the firm’s global connectivity, whereby it can better service clients across its global network – he will work closely with Gavin Morgan as well as the firm’s wider local leaders across its key market. He will be based out of London.

Remarking on the appointment, Martin Samworth, CEO of CBRE in the EMEA, says, “Peter has an excellent track record in advising some of the world’s largest corporations and has proven expertise in coordinating teams across multiple markets to secure and execute the best opportunities for major occupier clients. Peter’s contacts and expertise in office tenant rep perfectly complement Gavin Morgan’s international investor leasing experience and together, they will significantly further strengthen our ability to harness the full power of our teams around the world in using their market knowledge to deliver exceptional outcomes for our clients.”