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John C. Cushman III is an American realtor. He is the chairman of global transactions and chairman of the board of Cushman & Wakefield.

Additionally, John holds directorships at Callaway Golf Company, iCRETE LLC (Co-Chairman) and ARTOC Universal Properties (Co-Chairman) in Cairo, Egypt. He also serves as Chairman of Rock Creek Management LLC and Chairman and Director of Zaca Mesa Winery in Santa Barbara County, California.



Cushman & Wakefield is a real estate services firm which founded by his grandfather John Clydesdale Cushman and his great uncle Bernard Wakefield.


In 1963, Cushman III joined Cushman & Wakefield Inc. in New York, New York. In 1967, he opened an office in Los Angeles. On April 1, 1978, he and his twin brother, Louis B. Cushman, founded Cushman Realty Corporation.

In 2001, the Cushman Realty Corporation merged with Cushman & Wakefield, after Cushman III became the chairman of Cushman & Wakefield.

On September 19, 2007, Mr. Cushman received The Hundred Year Association of New York's Gold Medal "in recognition of outstanding contributions to the City of New York".

Other workEdit

Cushman has served as National president of the Boy Scouts of America and is a member of the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America.[1] He was a commissioner of the California Commission for Jobs and Economic Growth, a board member of the California Region I Homeland Security Advisory Council, a member of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, the Los Angeles Sports Council, and a trustee of the Urban Land Institute.

Cushman is a Director and Chairman of Cushman Winery Corporation, owner of Zaca Mesa Winery. Cushman also serves on the boards of Callaway Golf Company, Culinary Holdings, Inc., Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., D.A. Cushman Realty Corporation, Inglewood Park Cemetery, La Quinta Corporation, La Quinta Properties, Inc., and the National Park Foundation.

Political activityEdit

In 2015, Cushman donated $300,000 to Right to Rise, a Super PAC supporting Jeb Bush's presidential candidacy.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Boy Scouts of America Annual Report 2011
  2. ^ Easley, Jonathan (31 July 2015). "Redskins owner among the big donors to Jeb Bush super-PAC". The Hill. Retrieved 15 October 2015.

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Boy Scouts of America
Preceded by
Roy S. Roberts
National president
2004 – 2006
Succeeded by
Rick Cronk