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Mark J. Smith , SIOR

Principal

CA RE License #00632003

Mark Smith began his corporate real estate career in 1978 as an industrial property specialist in San Diego, after graduating from San Diego State University. In 1980, Mr. Smith joined Charles Tingey Associates, where he obtained top performer status and became senior vice president of office properties. In 1987, he formed ASU & Associates, along with co-founders Tom Anchordoquy and Scott Underhill, to satisfy the needs of numerous Bakersfield clients seeking local professional representation. ASU & Associates affiliated with Grubb & Ellis Company in 1997, and become Newmark Grubb ASU & Associates, responsible for the Greater Bakersfield MSA, in 2013. 

Mr. Smith's reputation, experience and integrity have earned him numerous exclusive assignments over his 35-year career, including office, land and investment transactions throughout the Southern San Joaquin Valley. He has also achieved the prestigious SIOR professional designation, as confirmed by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors and National Association of Realtors, recognizing him as one of the nation's elite brokers.  

AFFILIATIONS:

  • Chairman (1992 - 1993) and board member and trustee (1990 - 2002), Kern County Employees Retirement Association
  • Commissioner, Greater Bakersfield Separation of Grade District, 2010 - present
  • Chairman, Soccer Facilities Committee, California State University, Bakersfield
  • Member, Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Member, Bakersfield Association of Realtors
  • Member, California Association of Realtors
  • Member, National Association of Realtors
  • Member and former board member, Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)

Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science in degree in business administration and accounting from San Diego State University. He also studied pension fund investing at the Graduate School of Management, UCLA, Institute of Fiduciary Education.

Mark J. Smith , SIOR
Mark J. Smith , SIOR
Principal
Newmark Grubb ASU & Associates
2000 Oak Street
Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301
United States
T  661.862.5454


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Areas of Specialization
  • Office
  • Industrial
  • Investments

Years of Experience
35 years