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Michael Cottle

Executive Vice President, Regional Manager

Michael Cottle joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2015 as executive vice president and regional manager of Connecticut and Westchester County. Based in the firm's Stamford office, Mr. Cottle oversees regional administration; serves as advisor to NKF professionals and clients in tenant and landlord representation; and coordinates cross-selling opportunities of NKF's service platform.

Mr. Cottle has 25 years of experience in all aspects of real estate investment management covering 10 million square feet and $1.4 billion in capitalization including acquisition/repositioning/disposition, business plan development, reporting, capitalization and property and project management.

Prior to joining NKF, Mr. Cottle was senior vice president of asset management for a private investment firm, where he directed strategic, operational and financial management of a diverse real estate portfolio encompassing office, hotel, retail and land development in major Northeast markets.  He also provided oversight of leasing, property management, and construction services provided by in-house, partner, and third party resources.

Previously, Mr. Cottle served as vice president of asset management for Normandy Real Estate Partners.  In this role, he was responsible for asset management of Fairfield County, Westchester County, and Suburban Massachusetts office portfolios. He oversaw third-party leasing agents; investor, partner and lender relationships; community relations; business development; portfolio management; and strategic planning.

An active industry and community leader, Mr. Cottle is involved with:   

  • The Westchester County Association, as a previous member of its BLUEPRINT Steering Committee
  • The Real Estate Finance Association of Fairfield and Westchester Counties
  • Numerous philanthropic activities

Mr. Cottle graduated from Colgate University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematical economics.

Michael Cottle
Michael Cottle
Executive Vice President, Regional Manager
680 Washington Boulevard
8th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
United States
T  203.531.3628


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Areas of Specialization
  • Real Estate Investment Management
  • Real Estate Consulting
  • Organization Management

Years of Experience
25 years