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Brad Burton

Managing Director

CA RE License # 00859240

Brad Burton joined NKF Capital Markets in December 2015 as a managing director in the El Segundo, California, office. Mr. Burton has been a member of the investment sales team led by Kevin Shannon, president of West Coast Capital Markets, since 2013. He brings to his position more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience, in both equity and debt. His career has focused mainly on the principal side, and his background includes structured finance, acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, development and leasing.

Mr. Burton joined NKF Capital Markets after more than two and a half years at CBRE, where he served as a senior vice president for investment property sales. He previously served as a principal with Coastal Realty Capital, which provided advisory services and acquisition underwriting on more than $30 billion of commercial real estate. He also spent five years on the investment committee of a major U.S. construction lender, where he was responsible for $7.5 billion of new loans throughout the U.S.; and seven years with Goldman Sachs' Archon Group, where he was in charge of all real estate dispositions in the Western U.S.  


  • Managing director, NKF Capital Markets, 2016 - present
  • Senior vice president, CBRE, 2013 - 2015
  • Principal, Coastal Realty Capital, 2008 - 2013
  • Senior credit officer/investment committee, iStar Financial Inc./Fremont Investment & Loan, 2003 - 2008
  • Vice president, Archon Group (Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.), 1995 - 2003


  • Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Mr. Burton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in real estate finance from the University of Southern California.

Brad  Burton
Brad Burton
Managing Director
2301 Rosecrans Avenue
Suite 4100
El Segundo, CA 90245
United States
T  310.491.2024

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Areas of Specialization
  • Tenant Representation
  • Landlord Representation

Years of Experience
30 years