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Cushman & Wakefield names co-lead of ports group

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Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, has announced William Throne as co-lead of the company’s Ports & Intermodal Advisory Group.

Throne has 23 years of experience marketing land and industrial properties with Cushman & Wakefield and Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer. In his new role, he will be responsible for leading the firm’s ports practice on the East Coast.

The group specializes in locating, procuring and marketing properties in deepwater and inland port markets.

Throne’s co-lead Kevin Turner, based in Irvine, Calif., leads Cushman & Wakefield’s ports practice on the West Coast.

The group also partners with New Harbor Consultants, an independent management consulting firm that specializes in ports, ocean and inland transport, and logistics solutions, to advise clients on real estate decisions.

Throne was an officer and fighter pilot in the Navy for 10 years. After leaving the Navy in 1985, he began working with Cushman & Wakefield in California. He relocated to Virginia in 2003 and joined Cushman & Wakefield’s alliance partner, Thalhimer.

Throne will remain in his position as first vice president of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer in the Virginia Beach office.

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