Cushman & Wakefield’s Broker Madness To Benefit Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area Is A Huge Success

C&W’s Broker Madness, which took place at Tony & Alba’s in San Jose on Thursday March 28th, raised $5,225 for Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area.  Cushman & Wakefield’s Silicon Valley office teamed up hosts and sponsors to bring the commercial real estate community together for a good spirited, yet very competitive pizza eating competition.  The funds raised at C&W’s Broker Madness will help grant wishes to local children battling life-threatening medical conditions.

“Credit for the event’s success goes to our volunteers and sponsors, including host Tony & Alba’s Pizza, media partner The Registry and sponsors Terra Law, Devcon Construction, Real Capital Markets and Third Day Interiors,” says Event Host Jeff Cushman,  Cushman & Wakefield’s Executive Managing Director for Silicon Valley.  Jeff added, “The Silicon Valley commercial real estate community really came together for this event to benefit a great charity.”

Winning C&W’s Broker Madness was the Kidder Mathews “Wrecking Crew” team, which included Craig Peterson, Bruce Matesso, Jimmy Cacho and Clark Hagman who finished all four XL pizzas in a record-breaking 28 minutes.  Second place went to Cushman & Wakefield’s “Virgin Sturgeons” team: Steve Lee, Michael McMillan, Walt Stephenson, Jason Palda and third place went to CB Richard Ellis’ “CBRE” team: Ben Caputo, Vincent Scott, Mike Charters and Ben Knight

Cushman & Wakefield greatly appreciates the involvement of all sponsors and participants who helped make this event a success and we look forward to more events to support Make-A-Wish.

About Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area
Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.  In 2012 Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area embarks on 28 years of fulfilling magical wishes.  During its first year of operation, in 1984, the chapter granted 27 wishes.  Now one of the largest chapters nationwide, the Greater Bay Area grants over 300 wishes per year and has granted over 6,000 wishes to date.  The chapter covers 17 Northern California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Marin, Monterey, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Siskiyou, Solano and Sonoma.  The goal of Make-A-Wish is to grant a wish to every eligible child in its territory.  Anyone can suggest a child for a wish. For more information or to refer a child for a wish, please call 415/982-9474 or visit

About Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield is the world’s largest privately‐held commercial real estate services firm. The company advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment, and has established a preeminent position in the world’s major markets, as evidenced by its frequent involvement in many of the most significant property leases, sales and assignments. Founded in 1917 it has 253 offices in 60 countries and more than 14,000 employees. It offers a complete range of services for all property types, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, equity, debt and structured finance, corporate finance and investment banking, corporate services, property management, facilities management, project management, consulting and appraisal. The firm has more than $4 billion in assets under management through its wholly‐owned subsidiary Cushman & Wakefield Investors. A recognized leader in local and global real estate research, the firm publishes its market information and studies online at

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