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David Garonzik Joins NGKF Capital Markets Greater Philadelphia Team

Philadelphia, PA (01/17/2017)

11:01 AM

NGKF Capital Markets is proud to welcome David Garonzik to its greater Philadelphia team. Garonzik comes with nearly 16 years of experience in the areas of asset management, acquisitions, financing, leasing, development and strategic planning of office and multi-family properties. He will use his vast industry knowledge to secure leads and underwrite NGKF Capital Markets listings, and oversee the preparation of financial projections and market-leading collateral such as, offering memorandums, listing proposals and broker's opinions of value.

Prior to joining NGKF, Garonzik was the director of asset management for The Buccini/Pollin Group, a privately held company that has acquired or developed real estate assets in excess of $4.0 billion, including 36 hotels, six million square feet of office and retail space, 10 major residential communities, and multiple entertainment venues. In this capacity, he had oversight responsibilities for the organizations' portfolio of over 1,000 residential units and five million square feet of commercial office space located in Delaware and Pennsylvania.

Prior to The Buccini/Pollin Group, Garonzik was the assistant vice president of acquisitions and portfolio management for the Keystone Property Group where he was responsible for the financial success of Philadelphia office assets totaling more than 1,500,000 square feet and over $35 million in annual revenue. In addition, he oversaw the execution of over $90 million in leasing transactions and $70 million in debt and capital transactions.

Garonzik graduated in 2000 from Boston University with a double major in Economics and International Relations, and in 2009 received his Master's in Business Administration from Villanova University's School of Business.

"David is a perfect fit for our highly successful NGKF Capital Markets group; his extensive knowledge of ownership-side considerations will translate to an even deeper level of service for our clients," stated Steve Cousart, executive vice president, managing director of NGKF.

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