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New appointments at Cushman & Wakefield in the US

Magleby, who joins Cushman & Wakefield from RBR Capital, will oversee Cushman & Wakefield's investment sales, debt and equity finance and investment banking divisions in the western half of the United States. His appointment closely follows the recent hiring of Matthew Gworek to lead the company's Eastern region, and Steve Weilbach to lead the company's multifamily practice.

Prior to RBR Capital, Magleby established a very successful track-record in real estate asset management and investment at firms including Wachovia Securities, Lehman Brothers and Salomon Smith Barney in New York and Los Angeles.

At Wachovia, from 2005 to 2009,Magleby was a managing director in charge of Lodging and Gaming in Investment Banking, where he established new revenue streams and executed more than 100 capital markets transactions. At Lehman Brothers, he served in various leadership roles from 1998 to 2005, including serving as a managing director of the firm's Real Estate and Leisure/Casino Group. There, he was the primary team member responsible for the execution of various financings and M&A transactions totaling more than $8 billion.

At Cushman & Wakefield, Magleby will direct growth initiatives, recruitment and training, and oversee business development and client service throughout the Western United States.

"We are very pleased to welcome a professional of Curt's caliber and experience to our US Capital Markets leadership team," said Cushman & Wakefield executive vice president and global head of Capital Markets, Greg Vorwaller.

"His indepth, hands-on experience in the real estate capital markets will be invaluable to our professionals in helping to deliver the highest quality service to our clients throughout the Western region."