Top National Senior Housing Team Joins DTZ


David Rothschild and Mary Christian Lead San Diego-based Senior Housing Capital Markets Team

SAN DIEGO, – July 8, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — DTZ, a global leader in commercial real estate services, announced today that renowned Capital Markets professionals David Rothschild and Mary Christian have joined the firm as Executive Managing Director and Senior Managing Director, respectively.

Mr. Rothschild and Ms. Christian will lead DTZ’s San Diego-based Senior Housing team, a national practice that represents owners of senior housing and long-term care properties. Additionally, Scott Belz, Mariflor Bernal and Tina Climon, have joined the firm as part Mr. Rothschild and Ms. Christian’s client support team.

“This was absolutely the right choice for our team to make on behalf of our clients,” said Mr. Rothschild. “DTZ’s aggressive and entrepreneurial spirit means we have even greater capabilities and opportunities for our clients. We’re excited for the change and the benefits it will bring those we serve.”

Mr. Rothschild and Ms. Christian join DTZ from CBRE where they were Executive Managing Director and Senior Managing Director, respectively, for firms’ National Senior Housing Group. Mr. Rothschild has consistently been ranked in the Top 5 in the region and achieved Top Producer in multiple years of his career.

Mr. Rothschild holds 29 years of experience exclusively brokering senior housing and long-term care properties and has completed more than $9 billion in transactions during his career. Ms. Christian has 18 years of experience exclusively in brokering senior housing and long term care properties with Mr. Rothschild’s group and is an integral part of the sales team. Their collective experience in real estate services includes investment brokerage, real estate consulting and valuation as well as market information.

“David, Mary and their team are preeminent members of the national senior housing industry and will be an excellent addition to esteemed real estate professional Allen McMurtry, Executive Managing Director and Principal of DTZ’s National Senior Housing Group based in Tampa, Florida. ” said Daniel Broderick, Regional Managing Principal of DTZ. “Together, they provide a giant leap forward in our strategic plan for growing DTZ’s presence in the Senior Housing market. We’re excited to have them aboard!”

The team will operate out of DTZ’s Downtown office in San Diego.

About DTZ

DTZ is a global leader in commercial real estate services providing occupiers, tenants and investors around the world with a full spectrum of property solutions. The company’s core capabilities include agency leasing, tenant representation, corporate and global occupier services, property management, facilities management, facility services, capital markets, investment and asset management, valuation, research, consulting, and project and development management. DTZ provides property management for 1.9 billion square feet, or 171 million square meters, and facilities management for 1.3 billion square feet, or 124 million square meters. The company completed $63 billion in transaction volume globally in 2014 on behalf of institutional, corporate, government and private clients. Headquartered in Chicago, DTZ has more than 28,000 employees who operate across more than 260 offices in 50 countries and represent the company’s culture of excellence, client advocacy, integrity and collaboration.

DTZ announced an agreement to merge with Cushman & Wakefield in a May 11 press release. The new company, which will operate under the Cushman & Wakefield brand, will have revenues over $5.5 billion, over 43,000 employees and will manage more than 4 billion square feet globally on behalf of institutional, corporate and private clients. The agreement is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close before the end of 2015. For further information, visit: or follow us on Twitter @DTZ.


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