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Four C&W Dallas Professionals Named to D CEO’s Dallas 500

by Christine Perez

D CEO Magazine has released the 2018 edition of its Dallas 500. The annual publication includes profiles of the 500 “most powerful business leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth.” Cushman & Wakefield is proud to have four of its professionals featured in the prestigious book.

Managing Principal Ran Holman is among the region’s six top Commercial Real Estate Executives. And three of the top 12 brokers were from Cushman & Wakefield: Randy Cooper, Vice Chairman in the Office Tenant Representation group; Nathan Orbin, Executive Managing Director in Industrial Services; and Chris Taylor, Executive Managing Director of Office Agency Leasing. They join area luminaries across a broad range of industries, including sports and tech icon Mark Cuban, former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk, health pioneer Kenneth Cooper, and even former U.S. President George W. Bush.

According to D CEO Editor Glenn Hunter, the special publication includes a mix of hard facts, revealing anecdotes, and insights … including a number of surprises you won’t find anywhere else.” Here are some nuggets:


Ran Holman

Fun Fact: “As a kid, I did commercials for products like Tide and Dr Pepper.”

What I’d Tell an 18-Year-Old Me: “Sell the Camaro and buy Berkshire Hathaway.”

Who’d Play Me in a Bio-Pic: “Bill Murray. It would be the only way I could watch it.”



Randy Cooper

First Job: “Auto detailing. I still enjoy detailing cars.”

How I Motivate Others: “Not well. I do it by instilling panic in everyone around me.”

Who’d Play Me in a Bio-Pic: “Robert Duvall”




Nathan Orbin

First Job: “At 15, I worked at San Antonio’s Wash Tub Car Wash.”

Favorite Movie: “Tin Cup”

Who’d Play Me in a Bio-Pic: “Matthew McConaughey”




Chris Taylor

Fun Fact: “I’d love to be a musician, playing guitar and singing like Garth Brooks or James Taylor.”

Favorite Movie: “Saving Private Ryan”

Bucket List: “I’d love to go fishing in Alaska.”



To see D CEO’s full Dallas 500 list, click here.

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