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David Giancola and Graham Stephens hired by HFF as managing directors in its New York office


NEW YORK, NY – March 16, 2016 – Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced today that it has expanded its investment sales team with the addition of David Giancola and Graham Stephens as managing directors in its New York office. Mr. Giancola and Mr. Stephens will focus on commercial investment sale transactions in Manhattan and the Tri-State area. 

Mr. Giancola joins HFF from Cushman & Wakefield (f/k/a Cassidy Turley & DTZ) where he was a managing director in their capital markets/investment sales group since 2014.  Prior to that, he spent considerable time on the investment teams at West-River Capital and Heitman and was a member of the investment sales group at DTZ Rockwood. Mr. Giancola is an active participant on ULI District and Product Councils and holds an MBA with a dual concentration in Real Estate and Finance from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree from University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Stephens joins HFF from Cushman & Wakefield (f/k/a Cassidy Turley and DTZ) where he had worked as a managing director of the New York City capital markets team since 2012.  Prior to that, he was with Eastdil Secured’s New York City institutional sales team.  Mr. Stephens began his commercial real estate career at RBS Greenwich Capital's real estate finance group.   He is a member of Urban Land Institute’s New York District Council Advisory Board and is civically involved on the board of the Books for Kids organization and a member of the Young Lions at the New York Public Library.  Mr. Stephens graduated from Hamilton College with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

“In the last three years, HFF has been rapidly expanding its investment sales footprint in the New York City market, growing our associate headcount considerably.  David and Graham bring with them a wealth of experience and key relationships nationally, which will continue to strengthen our platform and the capabilities we can offer to our clients,” said Andrew Scandalios, co-head of HFF’s New York office.

About HFF
HFF and HFFS (HFF Securities L.P.) are owned by HFF, Inc. (NYSE: HF).  HFF operates out of 22 offices nationwide and is a leading provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to the U.S. commercial real estate industry. HFF together with its affiliate HFFS offer clients a fully integrated national capital markets platform including debt placement, investment sales, equity placement, advisory services, loan sales and commercial loan servicing.  For more information please visit or follow HFF on Twitter @HFF.



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