Robert Gibson recently joined JLL as Vice Chairman of New York retail brokerage to lead the expansion of the firm's retail platform in Manhattan. Bob is responsible for the growth of retail tenant and agency leasing in New York. He has more than 26 years of retail leasing experience both in New York and nationally.
Prior to joining JLL, Bob was a Vice Chairman with Cushman & Wakefield Inc. He was Cushman & Wakefield's Top 100 Brokerage Professional in 2008, 2009, and 2012. He was also the #1 Broker, globally, at Cushman & Wakefield in 2012 and 2013 and their Top Producer in 2008, 2009, 2012, and 2013.
Bob has represented H&M, Ferragamo USA, Capital One Bank, Burton Snowboard Company, Citibank N.A., Filene's Basement, Sixty USA, Ricoh Corporation and Verizon Wireless in the New York metropolitan area and Salvatore Ferragamo, Burton Snowboards, Furla, and Trina Turk nationally.
Property owners he has represented include Fisher Development Associates, LLC, Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company, Alchemy Properties, Jamestown Properties, Digby Management, Colby Capital, and Marx Realty & Improvement Corp.
Bob received a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Albany.
He is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York's Stores Committee and of the International Council of Shopping Centers.