Meet the Team Members
DTZ EXECUTIVE TEAM
A globally integrated, expert executive team guides DTZ’s industry-leading advisory, brokerage and management operations. Proven leaders with broad and deep experience in their fields, our executives focus and direct DTZ’s global resources to successfully meet and exceed the expectations of our clients wherever they need our services, worldwide.
Tod Lickerman joins DTZ with nearly thirty years’ experience in the property services industry having spent the majority of his career with Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL). Most recently, Tod served as Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Solutions Americas responsible for the leadership of the comprehensive corporate services integrated platform providing portfolio strategy, workplace consulting, transaction services, project and development services, facilities management and mobile engineering services. In addition, Tod held responsibility for the Healthcare Solutions and Public Institutions businesses providing integrated real estate and facility services to the healthcare, public and non-profit industries. He also had oversight of the facility management business in Europe.
During his longstanding property services career, Tod held various senior roles with leadership responsibility. Tod played an instrumental role in incubating innovative ideas and concepts into established successful businesses. Tod was also a key leader in the global integration of LaSalle Partners and Jones Lang Wootton, driving the development of a single, consistent culture and operating platform across all geographic regions. Earlier in his career, Tod spent four years as a Senior Vice President with Equis Corporation (Equis was acquired by UGL in 2006).
Tod holds a Bachelor of Science degree in architecture from the University of Wisconsin and is a registered architect in the State of Wisconsin. He is an active member of CoreNet, IFMA, Tradeline and the Sourcing Interest Group.
Joseph Friedman is responsible for oversight of all budgetary planning and costs management in alignment with the firm’s overall strategy. He oversees systems, principals and regulatory requirements, as well as DTZ’s regional finance teams globally. He joined the company in 2012, bringing 30 years’ significant experience in finance and leadership of complex global environments. His proven skills and outstanding record include portfolio management, leadership of transformational activities and development of strategic plans. Joe earned his MBA from Pepperdine University and his BB in Accounting from West Virginia University. He is a CPA, and is involved in community and nonprofit service including board and advisory committee support.
Steve Quick, Chief Executive of Global Corporate Services (GCS), joined DTZ in 2013 with nearly 25 years of industry leadership experience. Steve oversees the company’s global platform serving occupier clients, including major corporations, institutions and governmental agencies. GCS manages and coordinates core DTZ service lines, including portfolio planning, transactions, project management and facility management, for many of the world’s leading corporations.
The former Executive Managing Director of Global Corporate Services at CBRE, Quick has also held executive positions at Johnson Controls Global Workplace Solutions, where was VP and general manager of EMEA GWS operations. Steve has also served as senior VP at EMCOR Facility Services and as a corporate director at Waste Management, Inc. Steve began his professional career with Deloitte.
A licensed CPA, Steve earned his MBA in Finance and Management from the University of South Florida, and his BS in Accounting and Business at Illinois State University. He serves on the CoreNet Global Board of Directors, and is the CoreNet Global Treasurer. He is a longstanding member of the AICPA.
George Keches joined the company in September 2007 with the acquisition of UNICCO Service Company, where he was President. He has also served as UNICCO’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Earlier in his career, George worked with emerging technology and manufacturing companies for Arthur Andersen & Co. He earned his BS in Accounting from Boston College and is a Certified Public Accountant. George is Vice President of the Board of Directors of The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras.
John Forrester is Chief Executive of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region for DTZ and former Chief Executive Officer of DTZ PLC. With extensive knowledge of global real estate markets and client strategies, John joined the company in 1988, and has held the roles of Head of London operations, head of EMEA Occupational and Development Markets, Vice Chairman of UK and Head of UK and Ireland.
Henry Arundel, Chief Executive of Asia Pacific, comprising Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, is responsible for the management of all aspects of DTZ’s services across the region. Henry joined the company as Chief Executive Australia and New Zealand in 2011. Prior to joining DTZ, Henry served as Regional Executive and General Manager for Johnson Controls (JCI), overseeing operations in Australia and New Zealand and leading the firm’s transaction advisory business in Asia Pacific. With professional experience in corporate management, engineering, design consultancy and the construction and heavy engineering industries, he is an expert in company formation and growth, recruitment, management and business development. Earlier in his career, Henry was head of Project Management, Asia Pacific for CB Richard Ellis, head of Asia Pacific for Trammell Crow Company, and Hong Kong-based Director for CMI. He earned his BS in Engineering and Management from the University of Brighton, England.
Edward Cheung is Chief Executive of North Asia, comprising Greater China, Japan and South Korea. Edward joined C.Y. Leung & Co. (now merged with DTZ) as the Business Development Director for Mainland China in 1993, and was later appointed General Manager of the Shanghai Office. In that position, he acquired expertise in planning and marketing residential and commercial projects across China, expanded the office from a staff of 30 to more than 500, and assumed managerial responsibilities for consultancy and strategic planning. Named CEO of DTZ Mainland China, then promoted to head the Greater China region, he now oversees 24 offices as head of North Asia. Edward graduated from the University of East Anglia, UK with a degree in Urban and Environmental Planning, and started his career in property services with a major international consultancy firm in 1987.
David Bray oversees the Health, Safety Security and Environment (HSSE) of DTZ’s employees and contractors worldwide. Safety is a core value of DTZ, and Dave’s role ensures that we maintain the highest health, safety and environmental standards all over the world. Dave recently joined the company, bringing more than two decades of global safety experience in various industries including engineering, construction and maintenance in the upstream-downstream oil and gas, power generation, production and pipeline, and government services (DOE). Dave earned his Class A designation in business management through the PGA of America in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the API Center for Offshore Safety and a member of National Construction Safety Executives, the University of Houston Dean’s Development Committee Masters in Security, and the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC).
Mary Tamaki-Green provides leadership in the development and execution of global corporate marketing, communications and branding initiatives for DTZ. Mary joined the company in 2011, after serving as Vice President of Marketing for the Western U.S for Jones Lang LaSalle, where she led corporate branding, business development, and digital media. Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, she was the founder and creative director of a marketing firm based in Los Angeles, which developed differentiated marketing strategies for a diverse clientele including Jacobs Engineering, ABM, CB Richard Ellis, Colliers International, and Jones Lang LaSalle. Mary is a graduate of the Otis Art Institute of the Parsons School of Design.