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Mark P. Piazza


CA RE License #00944275

Mark P. Piazza joined Newmark Knight Frank Valuation & Advisory in 2019 as an analyst in the San Jose office. Mr. Piazza brings to his position more than 33 years of professional real estate experience that includes managing property acquisitions, leasing assignments, and contract negotiations and administration. He has successfully closed more than $750 million in transactions since the start of his career. Mr. Piazza's real estate development background includes development and construction of commercial properties, creating and maintaining property operating budgets, financial analysis, due diligence reporting, managing tenant improvement projects, lease-up analysis and retention, and the negotiation of property rights and zoning. Strong interpersonal skills have allowed Mr. Piazza to work with various government officials and departments, construction contractors and related real estate professionals to obtain approvals for development projects while meeting crucial timelines.

Mr. Piazza currently serves as a teaching professor in the real estate department of City College of San Francisco. He previously worked at Cushman & Wakefield, Turnberry Associates, Meacham Oppenheimer and Coldwell Banker Commercial.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Member, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB)
  • Member, American Economic Association (AEA)
  • Past member, Florence Commission, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

Licenses and Designations

  • California licensed real estate broker, #00944275
  • ARGUS certified software developer

Mr. Piazza is a graduate of San Jose State University, where he earned a Master of Arts degree in applied economics and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. He also holds a degree in accounting.

Mark  P.  Piazza
Mark P. Piazza
3055 Olin Avenue
Suite 2200
San Jose, CA 95128
United States
T  408.982.8465

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Areas of Specialization
  • Valuation & Advisory

Years of Experience
33 years