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Michael Kirner

Director of PR & Communications, Northwest Region

Mike Kirner joined Newmark Knight Frank in January 2019 at the firm's San Francisco office, where he serves as director of public relations and communications for the Northwest region. A 20-year marketing and public relations professional with a background in the CRE, technology and retail industries, Mr. Kirner is responsible for providing oversight of all communications media for the region, including public relations, press relations, content development, advertising and social media. This includes 10 Northern California offices and the Seattle and Portland markets.

Most recently, Mr. Kirner was a regional senior marketing specialist for Cushman & Wakefield's NorCal headquarters. Mr. Kirner's background also includes more than a decade in the shopping center and retail industries. He previously held senior management roles as regional and senior marketing and public relations director for several regional, high-fashion shopping destinations owned by The Macerich Company, Codding Investments and SIMON. The major assets Kirner worked for included The Village at Corte Madera, Valley Fair, Northgate Mall and Montgomery Village.

Personal Affiliations

  • Member, Pi Kappa Alpha men's soccer team
  • Member, University of Florida club soccer team

Mr. Kirner graduated from the University of Florida, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in advertising and a minor in English literature.


Michael Kirner
Michael Kirner
Director of PR & Communications, Northwest Region
One Bush Street
Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94104
United States
T  415.445.5532

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Areas of Specialization
  • Public Relations
  • Press Relations
  • Creative Content
  • Copywriting
  • Social Platforms

Years of Experience
20 years