Coup Joins C&W’s Agency Leasing Team in Tampa


TAMPA, FLORIDA – May 21, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Cushman & Wakefield announced today that Lauren Coup has been hired as a Director on the firm’s agency leasing team in Tampa.

Coup joins the existing team of Senior Director Mercedes Angell, Senior Director Paula Buffa, Senior Director James Moler, Director Jeff Lanning, Director Barry Oaks, and Associate Brian Breeding – all operating under the auspices of Managing Director of Investor Services Tim Rivers.

Coup comes to Cushman & Wakefield from Avison Young, where she served as Vice President and office leasing specialist, handling a one million square-foot portfolio. Coup’s prior experience also includes five years as Associate Director at Lane Witherspoon & Carswell, which was acquired by Avison Young in late 2013.

Coup’s impressive list of professional accolades includes:

2013 CoStar Power Broker
2009 and 2011Tampa Bay Business Journal Up and Comer
2009 Real Estate Young Professional of the Year
2007 GVA Advantis Rookie Broker of the Year
“I’m thrilled to be joining Cushman & Wakefield and this agency leasing team,” said Coup. “They’ve established an incredible track record in this market and I look forward to contributing to further successes in any way I can.”

Coup, a University of Tampa graduate, is highly involved in the local community. While co-chairing a charitable tennis tournament for the past five years, she was instrumental in raising more than $70,000 for various non-profit organizations. Coup has raised more than $30,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society during that period.

Coup also serves on the Board of Directors for the Westshore Alliance and volunteers with LifePath Hospice’s Center for Grieving Children and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay

“We’re delighted that Lauren has joined Cushman & Wakefield,” said Rivers. “Her experience leasing large-scale, Class A portfolios will be a tremendous asset to our firm, our clientele, and our community.”

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.

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