NEW JERSEY—Cushman & Wakefield Inc. has named Jennifer Sofia associate director-retail leasing services. With more than 15 years of experience, Sofia will be based in the company’s East Rutherford, N.J. office, focusing on occupancy solutions to property owners.

”I am very excited about joining Cushman & Wakefield,” said Sofia. “My goal is to meet the needs of the firm’s clients in the New Jersey market and to obtain new assignments to grow the New Jersey Retail Division. And, having been born and raised in New Jersey, I am very happy to be working in the New Jersey market.”

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Sofia was an asset manager in the property development department of Toys R Us, managing a portfolio of owned and leased locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

Sofia is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the New Jersey Association of Realtors.