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David Squire

Executive Vice President, Managing Director

David Squire joined Newmark Knight Frank in 1990 and currently serves as an executive vice president and managing director in the firm's Portland office. Mr. Squire brings to his position more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience with specific expertise in tenant representation, large multi-building developments, corporate advisory services and office investment sales. For the past 10 years, he has been the leading office producer in Portland and among the top 100 nationally for the firm. To date, he has been responsible for the sale and leasing of more than 2.0 million square feet valued at over $345 million. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Squire worked for three years as regional director of leasing at Equitec Properties/Pacific Development. He was a leasing manager at Equitec Properties from 1985 to 1987.


  • Creekside/Cornell Portfolio Sale, Beaverton, OR ($164.1 million)
  • Banfield Pet Hospital HQ Build-to-Suit, Vancouver, WA (208,000 SF)
  • InFocus Headquarters, Wilsonville, OR - Washington Capital (131,793 SF)
  • 121 NW Everett, Portland, OR - Washington Holdings (106,650 SF)
  • Nimbus Corporate Center, Beaverton, OR - Comcast (56,146 SF)
  • Pioneer Tower, Portland, OR - Tonken Torp LLP (62,813 SF)
  • Rock Creek Corporate Park, Hillsboro, OR - Arden Realty (66,198 SF)
  • Woodside Corporate Park, Beaverton, OR - Triple Net Properties ($67.5 million)
  • IBM Woodside, Beaverton, OR - IBM ($38.2 million)
  • 121 NW Everett, Portland, OR - Port of Portland ($29.2 million)
  • Commonwealth Building, Portland, OR - Unico ($27.7 million)
  • US West Data Center, Portland, OR - US West ($14.3 million


  • American Assets Trust
  • Arden Realty LP
  • Comcast
  • IBM
  • Metro One Telecommunications
  • PacifiCorp
  • Starwood Capital
  • Tonkon Torp LLP
  • US West
  • Washington Capital
  • Washington Real Estate Holdings
  • WebTrends


  • Bill Naito Award, Commericial Association of Realtors (CAR), 1996 and 2010
  • Office Broker of the Year, Commercial Board of Realtors (CBR), 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007 - 2009
  • Office Transaction of the Year, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), 1999, 2000 and 2003
  • Broker of the Year, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), 1997 and 2003
  • Board member, Providence Hospital Foundation
  • Commercial Association of Realtors
  • American Cancer Society 

Mr. Squire earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Georgia. He also holds a real property administrator (RPA) designation from the Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI) International.

David Squire
David Squire
Executive Vice President, Managing Director
760 SW 9th Avenue
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97205
United States
T  503.972.5505

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Areas of Specialization
  • Management
  • Investment
  • Office

Years of Experience
30 years