Peter B. Hennessy Joins Cassidy Turley as President of the New York Tri-State Region

Firm Continues to Grow its Presence and Enhance Talent in this Key Market

Published on August 04, 2010

New York – Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that Peter B. Hennessy has joined the company as President of the New York Tri-State region and will serve as a member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of the company.

He will focus on expanding Cassidy Turley’s commercial real estate services in the Northeast Region and overseeing the Tri-State team, which includes almost 400 people.  In this capacity, Mr. Hennessy will assume responsibility for the overall strategic focus, growth and profitability of the business unit.

Mr. Hennessy has been active in commercial real estate brokerage, development and management for more than 20 years.  Most recently, Mr. Hennessy served as International Director for Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc. in New York, focusing primarily on representing tenants in their leasing, subleasing and sales requirements. While in this position, he served on the America’s Brokerage Executive Committee and the Board of Directors for the America’s Retail Group.

Mr. Hennessy will join the present leadership team of Mark P. Boisi, Chairman of Cassidy Turley’s New York Tri-State Region, and Richard Bernstein, Executive Vice Chairman. Mr. Boisi will continue as a member of the company’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors, as well as continue to focus on business development, elevating the firm’s profile in New York, recruiting talent, and growing key client relationships. Mr. Bernstein will continue his role as an advisor on the strategic direction of the New York office, growing the firm’s strategic consulting practice, executing high profile transactions, and as a member of the company’s Board of Directors.

“We’re pleased that we have attracted an industry-leading professional of Peter’s caliber to our New York team and look forward to working with him as we aggressively grow our business in the Tri-State area,” stated Mr. Boisi.  “Peter’s team building approach and experience of driving national and global business will be instrumental in our overall success in this market.”

“Peter has extensive expertise in delivering integrated, tailored solutions to a broad range of clients, and he is an established leader in the Tri-State commercial real estate community,” stated Joseph Stettinius, President and Eastern Region Leader for Cassidy Turley. “His wealth of knowledge and vast experience in tenant representation combined with his track record of increasing revenue will be immensely beneficial as we continue to build a team comprised of industry experts who are recognized leaders in their respective disciplines.”

Prior to the The Staubach Company’s merger with Jones Lang LaSalle, Mr. Hennessy was President of the New York Region of The Staubach Company, leading the group to compounded annual revenue growth of 22 percent over a 10 year period.  In addition to his leadership role, he represented a diverse client base, including the State of New York, the National Football League, the City of New York, Guggenheim Partners, The School Construction Authority, Disney/ESPN, the National Hockey League, Texaco, Mobil Corporation, Time, Inc., and GE Capital.

“I am excited and appreciative of the opportunity to further build Cassidy Turley into the premier commercial real estate services provider and to build an organization that is dedicated to teamwork, accountability and transparency,” remarked Mr. Hennessy.

Mr. Hennessy attended Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio and completed graduate studies at New York University. He is an active Member of the Real Estate Board of New York serving on the Executive Committees for the Commercial Board of Directors and the Economic Development Committee.

Cassidy Turley’s Tri-State region includes offices in New York, NY; Stamford, CT; and Teaneck, Parsippany and Somerset, NJ. 

About Cassidy Turley
Cassidy Turley is a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., with 420 million square feet of managed space, 58 offices, 19 national markets, and more than $13 billion in completed
transactions for 2009. Outside of North America, Cassidy Turley partners with GVA Grimley, the founder and majority shareholder of GVA Worldwide. Cassidy Turley serves owners, investors and occupiers by offering integrated, tailored solutions across a full spectrum of commercial real estate services including capital markets, corporate services (which supports more than 25,000 locations), project leasing, property management, project and development services, and tenant representation. The firm recently ranked in the Top 10 on the Lipsey Co.’s Commercial Real Estate Top Brands Survey.   Please visit for more information about the company.

Maureen Wheeler                                                                                                                                 202.463.1138

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