In August 2016, Nicole Urquhart-Bradley took the helm of Cushman & Wakefield’s Valuation & Advisory practice for the Americas.  A 30-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Nicole began her career as an associate appraiser with Appraisal Partners Inc. of Silver Spring, MD, before being hired in 1992 as a senior appraiser by Legg Mason Realty Group Inc. of Baltimore. In 1996, she joined Joseph J. Blake & Associates, serving as an assistant VP in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and then as VP and regional manager in its Los Angeles office. She joined Cushman & Wakefield of Washington, D.C., Inc. in 2003 and served as manager of the firm’s D.C. office until mid-2004, when she was promoted to manager of the Mid-Atlantic Region. In September 2009, her area of responsibility expanded to include the Northeast Region, and expanded again in 2010 to include the entire United States.