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Rob Ippolito

Senior Managing Director

CA RE License #01242854
NV RE License #S.0167497

Rob Ippolito joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2015 as a senior managing director in the firm’s La Jolla, California, office, bringing with him more than 17 years of retail real estate experience. Mr. Ippolito focuses on providing landlords with guidance on identifying and implementing the correct long-term plans for their assets, including re-positioning, re-development, lease re-structuring, financial valuations and dispositions.

Since January 2011, Mr. Ippolito has completed 64 investment transactions with a total consideration of approximately $984 million. He mostly represents institutional clients, including BlackRock Realty, CW Capital, DDR, Fidelity Investments, GE Capital, IDS Real Estate, Lincoln Financial, LNR, Prudential, Regency Centers, Sarofim Realty Advisors and Weingarten Realty. However, he also enjoys working with local and regional private clients, finding ways to unlock their assets maximum value.


  • CoStar Power Broker, 2006 – 2008, 2010 and 2011


  • Board chairman, Canyon Springs ChurchTop
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Mr. Ippolito received his Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of Arizona. Upon graduation, Mr. Ippolito played baseball with the Seattle Mariners organization for three seasons. A San Diego native, Mr. Ippolito resides in Scripps Ranch with his wife and four daughters.

Rob Ippolito
Rob Ippolito
Senior Managing Director
4655 Executive Drive
Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92121
United States
T  858.875.5925
Fax: 858.875.3636

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Areas of Specialization
  • Capital Markets
  • Retail Investment

Years of Experience
17 years