Commissioner Ray Kelly’s role at Cushman & Wakefield follows 50 years of public service. He served twice as New York City Police Commissioner, where he oversaw a steep reduction in crime and established the first Counterterrorism Bureau of any municipal police department in the country. Commissioner Kelly’s career in public service includes serving as Vice President of Interpol from 1996 to 2000, Commissioner of the U.S. Customs Service, and Undersecretary of Enforcement at the U.S. Treasury Department.
“Women, many of them minors, are often dragooned into prostitution from impoverished circumstances overseas and domestically, with empty promises of legitimate employment. They are often threatened, brutalized, and too frightened to report abuses to police. We hope to change that and, at the same time, bring the worst traffickers to justice and give them maximum jail time.”