Nanci V. Ferrante, MCR

Industry Experience

Nanci Ferrante joined Cushman & Wakefield | CRESCO Real Estate as a Senior Vice President in 2013 and specializes in advisory services, focusing on the acquisition, restructure, and disposition of commercial properties including corporate representation and strategic real estate planning. Nanci has extensive corporate real estate experience where she was charged with leasing space in the West, Midwest and Eastern U.S. regions of a client’s portfolio, resulting in the client meeting and exceeding highly ambitious real estate income and savings goals. Nanci represents Tenants and Landlords in various transactions on a national, regional and local basis.

Nanci was Vice President at Kowit & Passov Real Estate Group from 2008-2013, Grubb and Ellis from 2003 - 2007, and Trammell Crow from  1998-2002. She was Senior Asset Manager at Key Bank from 1992-1997 and Director of Information Services at Ostendorf-Morris Company from 1983-1992. Nanci recently received the Crain’s Notable Women in Real Estate award in September of 2018 for her outstanding achievements in the real estate industry.

Partial List of Clients

  • Aids Healthcare Foundation
  • Albino $ Smith, LLC
  • Barre 3
  • BGK
  • C&C Mechanical LLC
  • Carnegie Companies
  • Century Federal Credit Union
  • Cherotti Enterprises
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Cleveland Hebrew School Foundation
  • Edward Jones
  • Fidelity Investments
  • H&R Block Eastern Enterprises Inc.
  • Imex Associates, Inc.
  • Insite Real Estate
  • Integrated Surgical Solutions
  • J&M Real Estate Advisors
  • Joseph Skilken & Company
  • KeyCorp/KeyBank National Association
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Marvel Productions
  • McKinley Room and Board LLC
  • Optimus One
  • Palmieri Enterprises
  • Panzica Realty Inc.
  • Pere Jacques Wind Imports, LLC
  • Playhouse Square Foundation
  • Premier Development Partners, LLC
  • Protem Home Care, LLC
  • Rapid Medical Research Inc.
  • Salon201
  • Skyline Financial
  • Speedway/Marathon Petroleum
  • Volpe Milwork

Major Transactions

  • Key Bank Tower / Sale / Leaseback - 202 S. Michigan Street, South Bend, Indiana - 104,092 SF
  • Aids Healthcare Foundation / Building Acquisition - 2829 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio - 13,680 SF
  • Fidelity / Lease - 1800 Crocker Road, Westlake, Ohio - 7,200 SF


  • Over 25 years of commercial real estate experience negotiating real estate transactions for a range of property types from both owner and tenant perspectives.

Professional Affiliations

  • CWRU Women’s Connection Alumni Organization – Past Board Member & President
  • CORENET Global Ohio/Kentucky Chapter Board – Past Treasurer & Program Co-Chair
  • ICSC | International Council of Shopping Centers – Member
  • MidTown Cleveland, Inc. – Marketing Committee Member

Professional Recognition

  • Earned second employee recognition award ever presented on Key Corp account for achieving savings results exceeding all expected performance levels.

Community Leadership

  • Recipient of Crain’s Notable Women in Real Estate 2018
  • Hawken School – Parent Association – Teacher Appreciation Past Committee Co-Chair
  • Holy Rosary Church - Good Shepherd Religion Program - Teacher of 3 - 5 years old


  • Case Western Reserve University, B.S. in Business Management & MBA Program
  • CORENET Global (NACORE) – Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR)

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