Cushman & Wakefield is pleased to announce Aaron Rocha has joined the firm’s Phoenix office as a Director of Tenant Advisory Services. Rocha will work as part of a Tenant Advisory team led by industry leader Larry Downey, CRE, Vice Chairman, together with Brett Thompson, Director and Candace Thrush, Client Services/Marketing Coordinator.
The veteran team Rocha joins in Phoenix has more than 50 years of collective experience closing approximately 4,500 lease and sale transactions. The team focuses on occupancy solutions for clients, providing them with relocation, acquisition, renewal/lease restructuring, or consolidation services in local, national and global markets. Rocha brings eight years of extensive commercial real estate experience to his new role, which in less than a decade he has already completed more than 10 million square feet of global lease and sales transactions. His prior positions have included Head of Global Real Estate for Snapchat, Inc., a Fortune 500 technology company, and most recently he served as Senior Director of Real Estate for flex-space operator WeWork. With Cushman & Wakefield, Rocha will focus on new business development and assist tenants to navigate and achieve their real estate goals regarding the commercial office market including strategic planning, lease negotiations, and site selection utilizing the Cushman & Wakefield global platform. “Aaron is an accomplished real estate professional and a great addition to our team,” said Larry Downey. “His industry experience will provide us with further opportunities to grow our tenant advisory platform and provide our clients with proven real estate strategies and solutions.” Rocha is a member of Urban Land Institute and a graduate of Arizona State University.