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Knute Bucklew

Senior Managing Director

CA RE License #01332731

Knute Bucklew is a senior managing director in Newmark Knight Frank's Walnut Creek office, where he specializes in the leasing and sale of office buildings and tenant representation in the North I 680 corridor market. Mr. Bucklew's strong work ethic and understanding of clients' needs have enabled him to successfully complete more than 700 transactions in 17 years. His areas of expertise include development of strategic real estate planning, asset disposition, market research, trend analysis and leverage negotiations.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Bucklew was a vice president in the Walnut Creek office of Grubb & Ellis, where he was a consistent Top Five Producer with the company. He was named Bay Area Rookie of the Year in 2003.

Mr. Bucklew is actively involved in his community, where he serves on the advisory board of St. Mary of Immaculate Conception and the board of directors for the Monument Crisis Center.

Partial Client List

  • Cigna
  • Century Link
  • Duetsche Bank/RREEF
  • First American Title
  • Harbert Management Corporation
  • John Muir Health
  • Koll Company
  • Metlife
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Old Republic Title
  • Prudential
  • Qwest Communications
  • Rialto Capital
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • Rockwood Capital
Partial List of Lease Transactions

Urban West, DWS/RREEF
Corporate Centre. Prudential/Montgomery Advisors
Growers Square, Rockwood Capital
25 Orinda, Long Market Properties
Treat Towers, MetLife
Walnut Creek Executive Park, Koll Company/Rialto Capital
500 Ygnacio, Cigna/Lowe Enterprises
Partial List of Sale Transactions

Walnut Creek Executive Park, Walnut Creek, CA: 445,000 SF
Corporate Centre, Concord, CA: 348,000 SF
2700 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA: 108,000 SF
500 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA: 105,000 SF
Las Positas Office Plaza, Pleasanton, CA: 105,000 SF
Creekside Oaks Office Park, Walnut Creek, CA: 90,000 SF
Pine Grove Office Park, Orinda, CA: 86,000 SF
Desco Plaza, Lafayette, CA: 40,452 SF

Mr. Bucklew graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in justice studies with a concentration in pre-law.

Knute Bucklew
Knute Bucklew
Senior Managing Director
1333 N. California Boulevard
Suite 343
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
United States
T  925.974.0240
Fax: 925.974.0123

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Areas of Specialization
  • Leasing and Sale of Office Properties
  • Tenant Representation

Years of Experience
17 years