Cushman & Wakefield|Commerce Hires Ed Turpin as Director of Asset Services in Downtown Seattle Office

SEATTLE, Wash. (December 13, 2011) Commerce Real Estate Solutions, a Cushman & Wakefield Alliance (Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce) announced that it has hired Ed Turpin as Director of Asset Services in the downtown Seattle office.

With more than 18 years of asset management, leasing, sales and property management expertise, Turpin will lead the Asset Services team and focus on new business development in the Puget Sound region.  He and his team will provide expertise in all aspects of commercial real estate management for office, industrial and retail assets.

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce, Turpin served as Senior Vice President of Investco Management Services, overseeing asset and property management for a five-million-square-foot portfolio.  The portfolio included industrial, office, retail and mixed-use development in Washington and California.

“We’re pleased to welcome Ed to the firm,” said John Miller, Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce’s Senior Managing Director.  “He has the reputation for providing excellent service and creative solutions to customers and his ability to develop relationships will be an asset to our property and asset management divisions in the Puget Sound region.”

Prior to Investco, Turpin served as Vice President – Regional Manager of RREEF Management, the real estate investment management division for Deutsche Bank’s Asset Management Group in Seattle.  In this role, he was responsible for the Seattle and Portland, Oregon marketplaces.  He oversaw 15 million square feet of industrial, flex, and office buildings with more than 1,000 tenants.  He was also responsible for six offices between Seattle and Portland.

Turpin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Real Estate from Washington State University.

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