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Newmark Knight Frank Adds Tara Platt as Associate Director of Management Services

Portland, OR (07/23/2018)

10:00 AM

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has announced the addition of Tara Platt, CPM to the role of associate director of management services in its Portland office.

In this position, Platt will be responsible for NKF's property management operations and staff, and will collaborate with their respective leasing and investment sales professionals to grow its management portfolio, cross-sell NKF services and advise building owners on strategies for maximizing the value of their properties. Platt will also partner with local NKF brokerage leadership in their respective markets to strengthen and expand client relationships in the market.

Based in Portland, Platt brings to NKF more than 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Prior to joining NKF, Platt was a vice president of property management with Specht Properties, Inc., where she oversaw a 2.5-million-square-foot portfolio consisting of joint venture projects and third party industrial and office properties. She also brings an extensive background in accounting, including budgeting, reconciliations, lease administration and auditing. Platt holds a master's degree from George Fox University and a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix.

"I'm excited to join this energetic and dynamic team to expand our footprint in the greater Portland area. I look forward to leading our market's growth and development while capitalizing on the NKF brand and our expansive platform," Platt said.

"Tara has a proven record of developing and maintaining outstanding client relationships and is a significant addition to our team. Her extensive expertise in property management has already been very advantageous, with three new assignments in just two months, as we continue to expand the NKF platform in Portland," said NKF Executive Vice President, Managing Director David Squire, SIOR.

About Newmark Knight Frank
Newmark Knight Frank ("NKF"), operated by Newmark Group, Inc. ("Newmark"), is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Newmark has over 4,600 employees in over 120 offices. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 15,000 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents. With roots dating back to 1929, NKF's strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. We offer a complete suite of services and products for both owners and occupiers across the entire commercial real estate industry.

Our investor/owner services and products include investment sales, agency leasing, property management, valuation and advisory, diligence, underwriting and, under trademarks and names like Berkeley Point and NKF Capital Markets, government sponsored enterprise lending, loan servicing, debt and structured finance and loan sales. Our occupier services and products include tenant representation, real estate management technology systems, workplace and occupancy strategy, global corporate services consulting, project management, lease administration and facilities management. We enhance these services and products through innovative real estate technology solutions and data analytics designed to enable our clients to increase their efficiency and profits by optimizing their real estate portfolio. We have relationships with many of the world's largest commercial property owners, real estate developers and investors, as well as Fortune 500 and Forbes Global 2000 companies. For further information, visit www.ngkf.com.

Newmark, which is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "NMRK", is a publicly traded subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc. ("BGC"), 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 "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 "BGCA".

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