ORLANDO, FLORIDA – July 14, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Cushman & Wakefield today announced Todd Barfield and Melissa Moore have joined the firm’s Central Florida operations. Mr. Barfield and Ms. Moore join Cushman & Wakefield from Barfield & Associates and will be operating out of Ocala, Florida.
Mr. Barfield will serve as Senior Director for both Cushman & Wakefield’s brokerage and Valuation & Advisory groups. He was Managing Director at Barfield & Associates, where he oversaw more than $35 million in real estate acquisitions and sales and participated in more than 70,000 valuations.
Mr. Barfield earned Bachelor of Science Degrees in both Finance as well as Risk Management and Insurance from Florida State University. He is a designated member of the Appraisal Institute, has earned his CCIM designation, and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).
“Cushman & Wakefield’s platform will give our clients access to world-class research, expertise, and services,” said Mr. Barfield. “We’re excited by this opportunity to expand the firm’s position in Central Florida and tie in to a strong global company.”
Ms. Moore is a state- and FHA-approved appraiser with extensive experience evaluating single family residential, condominiums, real estate owned (REO) assets, manufactured housing, and undeveloped land. She will be handling residential appraisal reviews for Cushman & Wakefield’s Appraisal Management Group.
These hires mark a further expansion of Cushman & Wakefield’s Valuation & Advisory capabilities in the state of Florida. Recently, the firm announced that it would be opening an eighth Florida office in Stuart, staffed by seven new Valuation & Advisory employees.
Cushman & Wakefield advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment. Founded in 1917, it has 259 offices in 60 countries, employing more than 16,000 professionals. It offers a complete range of services to its occupier and investor clients for all property types, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, equity, debt and structured finance, corporate finance and investment banking, appraisal, consulting, corporate services, and property, facilities, project and risk management.
David A. Meyer
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