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Patrick W. Nalls

Vice Chairman

Patrick W. Nalls joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2004 and currently serves as a vice chairman in the company's Washington, DC, office.  A 31-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Mr. Nalls has focused his practice on the representation and implementation of the strategic real estate plans of global law firms.

Prior to joining NKF, Mr. Nalls was affiliated with CB Richard Ellis, following the firm's acquisition of Insignia/ESG.  At Insignia/ESG, Mr. Nalls was a co-founder of the firm's Law Firm Advisory Group and earned top producer honors for the Mid-Atlantic region in 2001.


As a tenant representative:

  • 600 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC, Venable LLP, 248,302 SF
  • 101 California Street, San Francisco, CA, Cooley LLP, 100,765 SF
  • 1200 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC, Chadbourne & Parke LLP, 74,802 SF
  • 11951 Freedom Drive, Reston, VA, Cooley LLP, 57,313 SF
  • 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, Cooley LLP, 46,706 SF
  • 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, Berkeley Point Capital LLC, 22,769 SF
  • 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, Cooley LLP, 20,985 SF


  • Berkeley Point Capital
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Cooley LLP
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
  • Special Olympics DC
  • Telecommunications Industry Association
  • Venable LLP
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manages LLP


  • Life member, Multi-Million Dollar Commercial Leasing Club, Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors (GWCAR), 1990 - Present
  • Regional Office Broker of the Year, Newmark Knight Frank, 2006
  • Top Producer, Insignia/ESG, 2001
  • Leasing Transaction of the Year, GWCAR, 2001
  • Best Real Estate Deal, Washington Business Journal, 2001
  • Leasing Transaction of the Year, GWCAR, 1999
  • Best Real Estate Deal, Washington Business Journal, 1999
  • Deal Maker Award, Heitman Properties, 1995


  • Board member, Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors (GWCAR)
  • Licensed real estate broker, state of Maryland, Commonwealth of Virginia and District of Columbia


  • Board member, Victory Youth Center
  • Board member, Special Olympics D.C.
  • Founding member, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Real Estate Games
  • Member, AK Nalls Memorial
  • Member, Shepherd Foundation

Mr. Nalls received his bachelor's degree in business administration from James Madison University.

Patrick W. Nalls
Patrick W. Nalls
Vice Chairman
1899 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
United States
T  202.292.0118

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Areas of Specialization
  • Strategic Planning
  • Tenant Representation
  • Law Firm Advisory

Years of Experience
31 years