Global Chief Economist
Cushman & Wakefield

Kevin is Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Chief Economist, focusing on global economic
trends and forecasts. He and the firm’s worldwide research team produce studies and
statistics on topics affecting the global and U.S. economy, capital markets, finance,
leasing fundamentals, property and project management and factors that affect supplydemand
fundamentals in commercial real estate. Kevin has developed several
econometric models to predict market trends, is a member of the National Association
for Business Economics (NABE), and has authored numerous studies and survey
reports. In 2014, he was recognized as the nation’s most accurate economic forecaster
with the NABE’s Outlook Award.

The George Washington University – Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.),

Hamilton College – Bachelor’s degree, Economics


Apr 17

April 17, 2018

Keynote Presentation: Economic & Commercial Real Estate Outlook: Growth, Anxiety and DC CRE

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Kevin Thorpe, Global Chief Economist, Cushman & Wakefield   A stronger economic trajectory is forming, tax cuts and government spending increases kicking in, synchronized global growth is upon us, and yet, there is anxiety. The cycle is…