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NGKF Debuts New Corporate and Professional Services Team

Tim Capps and Greg Katz to Lead from Raleigh, N.C., and Miami

Raleigh, NC (03/02/2015)

10:00 AM

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) announced the additions of Tim Capps and Greg Katz, who join the firm as vice chairmen of brokerage services.

Mr. Capps will head the Carolina operations from Raleigh, N.C. In Miami, Mr. Katz will co-head NGKF's Florida region with Vice Chairman Patrick Duffy. Mr. Capps and Mr. Katz lead a multi-disciplined team that focuses on large complex transactions on behalf of some of the leading corporations and law firms nationally.

Over the past two years, the team transacted more than 10 headquarters leases, totaling in excess of 1.5 million square feet for clients in their respective markets and across the U.S. Companies they have represented locally include Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, Ward and Smith PA; PRA Health Sciences; and FHI 360.

"We're excited that Tim and Greg have decided to expand their top-producing corporate services practice by joining Newmark Grubb Knight Frank," said CEO Barry Gosin. "The team has transacted more than 50 million square feet over their careers, and has invaluable experience working with clients across the country and around the world. Our company's steadfast goal is to provide our clients with the most talented and most innovative thinkers in this industry."

"Joining NGKF was a pivotal and strategic decision for us," said Mr. Capps. "NGKF, with its affiliates Cantor Fitzgerald and CCRE, allows us to broaden our intellectual capital, as well as expand our platform by adding a full range of value-added services for our clients both locally and nationally."

About Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NGKF's 12,000 professionals operate from more than 330 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.

With roots dating back to 1929, NGKF's strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. NGKF's full-service platform comprises BGC's real estate services segment, offering commercial real estate tenants, landlords, investors and developers a wide range of services including leasing; capital markets services, including investment sales, debt placement, appraisal, and valuation services; commercial mortgage brokerage services; as well as corporate advisory services, consulting, project and development management, and property and corporate facilities management services. For further information, visit www.ngkf.com.

NGKF is a part of BGC Partners, Inc., a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. BGC's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol (NASDAQ: BGCP). BGC also has an outstanding bond issuance of Senior Notes due June 15, 2042, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol (NYSE: BGCA). BGC Partners is led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick. For more information, please visit www.bgcpartners.com.