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Mike Zylstra

Senior Managing Director

CA RE License #01310041

Michael Zylstra is a senior managing director with Newmark Knight Frank. He has more than 17 years of commercial real estate, investment acquisition/disposition experience. His experience with office, retail, and industrial investment transactions includes property underwriting, contract negotiation, feasibility, due diligence and sourcing debt/equity. His financial background and investment experience have allowed him to successfully manage the acquisition and disposition of multimillion dollar projects.

Mr. Zylstra has provided a variety of services, including valuation, consulting and disposition, for an assorted group of private and institutional clients, including Agilent, General Mills, Hall Equities Group, JER Partners, Nearon Enterprises, Chevron, Ridge Capital, Wells Fargo and numerous private high-net-worth investors.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank in 2001, Mr. Zylstra held various finance and consulting positions with Arthur Andersen and US Bank.

Partial List of Transactions

Chevron Office Campus, Concord, CA: 570,000 SF, 30 Acres Redevelopment
1450 Treat Boulevard., Walnut Creek, CA, medical office: 150,000 SF
2700 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA, office/R&D: 135,000 SF, 12.5 Acres
39899 Balentine Drive, Newark, CA, office: 114,000 SF
5975 West Las Positas, Pleasanton, CA, office: 76,000 SF
Ford Motor Company, Dealership, San Leandro, CA, retail: 55,000 SF
Charles Schwab, Walnut Creek, CA, retail: 17,707 SF
Professional Achievements and Affiliations

Consistent Top Five Producer, Newmark Knight Frank
Number One Producer, Walnut Creek, 2014
Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Mr. Zylstra earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration majoring in finance and accounting from Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

Mike Zylstra
Mike Zylstra
Senior Managing Director
1333 N. California Boulevard
Suite 343
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
United States
T  925.974.0106
Fax: 925.974.0123

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Areas of Specialization
  • Office
  • Retail
  • Industrial
  • Mixed Use

Years of Experience
17 years