Cushman & Wakefield, the world’s largest privately owned real estate advisor, has appointed Martin Drummer to lead its office leasing activities throughout Germany, with teams in Frankfurt, Berlin, Hamburg and Munich. Martin joins as a Partner on 21st January and will be based in Cushman & Wakefield’s German headquarters in Frankfurt.
Drummer has over two-and-a-half decades of experience in the German real estate sector, much of which was acquired with major international real estate consultancy companies; from 1992 to 2001 with Jones Lang LaSalle, where he was appointed to the management team in 1999, before moving to CBRE in 2002 where he was CEO of Germany until 2011. Most recently, he was Managing Partner at Oceans & Company GmbH, a nationally active niche consulting and transaction service provider in commercial real estate letting and investment.
“Frank Nickel, CEO of C&W in Germany said, “Martin Drummer is a consummate professional and one of Germany’s most experienced real estate advisors. He is ideally placed to lead of office leasing team and to spearhead the expansion of this area of our business across all our locations in Germany.”
Carlo Barel di Sant’Albano, CEO of C&W EMEA, added: “Over the last eighteen months we have expanded significantly in Germany and strengthened our service lines with first-rate leadership. Martin Drummer brings a wealth of experience in national and international transactional activity and will help to further expand our office leasing team and their range of services.“