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Professional Experience

Todd Cushing is a Vice President and the Director of Critical Environments Practice at CBRE|MEGA.  He provides our brokers and salespeople with invaluable knowledge regarding data centers and technical facilities.  He also assists our brokerage team by evaluating data center needs for our clients.

Todd spent the previous 29 years as an executive with an international provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions.  Todd managed 12 U.S. domestic data centers and seven U.S. command centers, in addition to managing operations in Asia.

Todd began his career in the operations of voice call centers.  He worked his way into management and concentrated on learning his area of expertise of technology management systems.  Systems planning, performance and procurement launched him into facility planning.  The industry’s growth in “systems” drove major investments in data centers.  Todd was responsible for planning and managing the build and operation of the data centers and the hardware in those locations.

Tenant representation has become Todd’s area of expertise.  He has also worked on data center park developments and is very active in the data center community, attending both national and regional 7x24, AFCOM and Uptime events and conferences on a regular basis.  Todd’s exceptional work performance garnered him awards for completing large-scale data center projects on time, under budget and without impact.  Todd’s expertise in data centers and other technical facilities allows our CBRE|MEGA team to provide clients with the most accurate information, allowing them to make the best decisions for their business.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Nebraska


  • University of Wisconsin, Madison

Key Assignments

  • ACI (Applied Communications Inc.)
  • Cabela's
  • First Data Corporation
  • LightEdge
  • Union Pacific
  • Bank of America
  • ConAgra
  • First National Bank of Omaha
  • Phillip Morris
  • Wipro
  • Bank of the West
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Gallup
  • The Travelers