Jeffrey S. Cohen joined CBRE in 2013 as Executive Vice President upon the sale of Fameco Real Estate, L.P., the Philadelphia region’s leading retail brokerage firm specializing in retail real estate and the shopping center industry.
Jeffrey has over twenty five years of experience in retail and mixed-use real estate. He is one of the two founding Principals of Fameco Real Estate, L.P., which was created by the merger of Ripco, Pennsylvania and Banyan Associates, Inc., in 1997. In his capacity as a Landlord representative, Jeffrey is responsible for more than 2,000,000 square feet of retail space within the Delaware Valley and has acted as agent for developers in many of the region’s largest retail projects, including the development of Market Place at Garden State Park at the former Cherry Hill Race Track, Horizon Center in Neshaminy, Pennsylvania, Camden Town Center in Dover, Delaware, Teterboro Landing in the Meadowlands section of Bergen County, New Jersey and many others. He also represents many of the nation’s leading retailers including Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, LA Fitness, and Kohl’s.
Among his other accomplishments within the industry, in 2013 he was selected to represent the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in the sale of their largest property, a 213 acre development site. He recently was appointed the lead on the mixed-use redevelopment of the 862 acre Willow Grove Naval Air Base. In 2014 he was selected to represent Alliance Partners in the redevelopment of the 8 acre former Destination Maternity distribution facility in Center City Philadelphia. Jeffrey has also worked extensively with movie theaters, now representing Cinemark Theatres, and having previously been agent for AMC Theaters, United Artists and Hoyt's Cinema Corporation. Outside his brokerage activities Jeffrey remains integral to shaping strategic planning and business development at CBRE.