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Nelson L. Tressler

Executive Managing Director

Nelson Tressler has been with Newmark Knight Frank since March of 2000 and is actively involved in the acquisition, development, leasing and sale of retail property in the Las Vegas Valley.

With more than 15 years of commercial real estate brokerage experience, Mr. Tressler has been involved with the completion of more than $750 million of sale and lease transactions. He has been one of the top producing retail brokers for Newmark Knight Frank over the past 13 years. In 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2011 he was the top producing retail broker for Grubb & Ellis Company nationally and earned the Advisor of the Year award for the Las Vegas office. Mr. Tressler received the Circle of Excellence designation, a prestigious award based on annual gross production and excellent client service in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Outside of the company, Southern Nevada Real Estate Monthly honored him with the “Retail Broker of the Year” award and he was also named as a “40 Under 40” designee by In Business Las Vegas. He has had a great deal of success due to his in-depth market knowledge and client-focused approach to brokerage.

Before joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Tressler was with the Las Vegas office of Lee & Associates. Prior to his real estate career, Mr. Tressler served in the United States Air Force for four years. He was stationed in both Saudi Arabia and Turkey, where he was an avionics technician on EF-111 fighter aircrafts. He has been a resident of Las Vegas for the past sixteen years.


  • 2006 and 2011 Advisor of the Year – NGKF Las Vegas Office 
  • 2007 Emerging Leader Award - Southern Nevada Real Estate Monthly
  • 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2011 Top Retail Producer Nationwide - Grubb & Ellis Company
  • 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 Circle of Excellence Award - Grubb & Ellis Company
  • 2008 “40 Under 40” Designee - In Business Las Vegas
  • 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012 CoStar Power Broker
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) – Active Member
  • Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce

Mr. Tressler holds a B.S. in business administration/finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He earned an associate's degree in avionics electronics from the Community College of the Air Force, Washington, DC.

Nelson L. Tressler
Nelson L. Tressler
Executive Managing Director
Newmark Knight Frank
3930 Howard Hughes Parkway
Suite 180
Las Vegas, NV 89169
United States
T  702.733.7500 ext.224
Fax: 702.862.8242

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Areas of Specialization
  • Retail - Landlord/Seller
  • Retail - Tenant/Buyer
  • Retail - Development

Years of Experience
15 years