Cushman & Wakefield Names Tara Stacom Executive Vice Chairman
Karsten Strauss Jan. 16, 2013, 4:55 p.m.
Cushman & Wakefield announced it has promoted Tara I. Stacom to executive vice chairman.
Ms. Stacom, who joined the firm in 1981 after her college graduation, has been active in leading tenant representation and landlord leasing agents. She has consistently ranked among the firm’s top producing brokers including top two in the New York region and top five worldwide and in 2004 was Cushman & Wakefield’s number one broker, the firm said in a prepared release. In 2012, Ms. Stacom was a recipient of the Real Estate Board of New York’s 2011 Deal of the Year Henry Hart Rice award.
During her 30-year career, Ms. Stacom has been responsible for executing in excess of 40 million square feet and some of the largest and most complex leasing, sales and corporate finance transactions. Most recently, as exclusive leasing agent for One World Trade Center, in which she secured media giant Conde Nast as the anchor tenant for its 1.2 million square-foot headquarters.
Other award’s Ms. Stacom has received include Crain’s New York Business 100 Most Influential Women in New York City Business, Realty Foundation of New York honoree, “Woman of the Year” of the New York Executives in Real Estate, and Real Estate New York and Real Estate Forum’s Women of Influence and has served on the Board of Girls Inc.
Ms. Stacom serves as a director of the Realty Foundation of New York, and is a Member of the Real Estate Board of New York, serving on the Ethics Committee.
She serves on the Board of Trustees at Lehigh University and is a founder of ire@l, a real estate program in the business college. In recognition of her commitment and many years of service to Lehigh University, as well as, Greenwich Academy, Ms. Stacom has received Alumni Awards from both organizations.