Joe Stettinius is Cushman & Wakefield’s Chief Executive of the Americas region and a member of the company’s Global Executive Committee. He provides strategic vision and leadership for the firm’s 120 offices and 28,000 employees in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and South America. Mr. Stettinius played a pivotal role in the planning, preparation and execution of the September 2015 merger of Cushman & Wakefield and DTZ, where he previously served as Chief Executive, Americas.
Before DTZ’s merger with Cassidy Turley in early 2015, Mr. Stettinius served as CEO of Cassidy Turley, where he helped achieve record-breaking performance and double-digit revenue increases. He also guided Cassidy Turley through consolidation with former affiliates in the Western U.S., the acquisition of Tampa-based CLW Real Estate Services Group, and its sale to a TPG-led investment consortium that previously acquired DTZ. Earlier, he was Cassidy Turley’s President, with responsibility for the oversight of all the firm’s offices.
Prior to joining Cassidy Turley, Mr. Stettinius served as Area Director for Trammell Crow’s Mid-Atlantic services business. He also served as Trammell Crow’s National Project Leasing Practice Leader. In addition, Mr. Stettinius was Regional Senior Vice President of Equity Office Properties Trust, with responsibility for all of EOP’s activities in Washington, DC, and Northern Virginia.
Earlier in his career, he was an accomplished leasing agent, consummating approximately 4.5 million square feet of leases for landlords of such Washington, DC landmarks as 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, the Evening Star Building, Hall of the States, Army & Navy Club Building, Lafayette Centre and Farragut Center.