EAST RUTHERFORD—Commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield Inc. has expanded its retail brokerage presence in New Jersey with the relocation of Nancy Erickson from the firm’s New York Midtown headquarters. Also, Gabriela Iannotta has joined the firm, and will work with Erickson.

“We are pleased to announce that these two professionals have joined our East Rutherford office,” Gualberto “Gil” Medina, executive managing director of Cushman & Wakefield of New Jersey Inc., said in a statement. “Their presence, and Nancy Erickson’s focus on national tenants, will help us immeasurably to meet the growing demand for retail brokerage and client services in New Jersey.”

Erickson, a resident of Hoboken, joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2004. She serves as exclusive broker for national tenants Kool Smiles and Hess, and has completed numerous transactions for growing School of Rock throughout the U.S., along with representing many other national and local retailers. She is a long-time member of ICSC.

Iannotta, a Jersey City resident, graduated from William Paterson University in 2007 Summa Cum Laude. With experience in retail franchise sales, marketing, and management, she joined Cushman & Wakefield as a real estate salesperson from School of Rock and will assist in building the firm’s New Jersey retail practice.