Executive Managing Director • United States
With an experienced understanding of complex real estate transactions, Brian Wood has led in the negotiation and consultation of real estate assignments on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, major law firms and other leading enterprises. As an Executive Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield, he provides many of these organizations with national and international representation and has conducted transactions in more than 80 markets. Mr. Wood has over two decades of real estate experience, having executed in excess of six million square feet of transactions on behalf of his clients, at an estimated value of over $800 million. His market knowledge, financial expertise, proficiency in negotiating construction related issues and wide transactional experience continue to deliver superior outcomes for his clients.
Mr. Wood was a prominent member of the team that completed the 300,000-square-foot relocation of Nestle USA’s headquarters from California to Arlington, Virginia, which won both the Washington Business Journal and CREBA Deal of the Year awards. Recently, Mr. Wood has advised organizations such as Capital Caring Health, Horizon Pharma, and Salem Media Group in developing and implementing post-pandemic real estate strategies.
Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Wood served as Senior Vice President of tenant representation in the occupier advisory group at CBRE. He received his bachelor’s degree in both economics and political science from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife and two children and is an avid skier and sailor.