People

David Chkheidze

Director


Biography

David Chkheidze is a Director in the Capital Markets Group of Cushman & Wakefield, where he focuses on investment sales in the Astoria and Long Island City neighborhoods of Queens. To date, Mr. Chkheidze has evaluated over 120 buildings with an aggregate value of over $1.9 billion. Previously, he was Director of Sales at Massey Knakal Realty Services, which was acquired by Cushman & Wakefield on December 31, 2014.

Earlier, David was Director of Retail Leasing and also spent time as Director of Retail Leasing & Development at Massey Knakal Realty Services. During his tenure at the firm, he secured 41 retail lease listings and 32 retail lease closings for a total of over 81,500 square feet. In 2014, he transitioned to Director of Sales.

Previously, David was a commercial leasing agent at Manhattan Spaces focusing on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Upper East Side and East Village. Earlier, he was a rental broker at Citi-Habitats and In Town Realty LLC. Before joining Citi-Habitats, David moved back to Georgia where he managed a 10-story, 24-unit construction project from the ground up.

David received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration at Georgian State University in Tbilisi, Georgia. Following Georgian State, David completed a two-year management program at Cornell University. Additionally, David has represented landlords, owners and tenants, handled investment sales, and worked with dozens of commercial banks.

Awards:

-Massey Knakal Award representing overall values in Queens: 2014

-Top Sales Broker by CoStar Group: 2014

-Massey Knakal Leasing Agent of the Year: 2013

-Massey Knakal Rookie of the Year: 2011


Affiliations

  • Upper West Side’s BID-Business Improvement District
  • Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)