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Alicia Karr

Regional DC Marketing Director

Alicia Karr joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2014 and serves as regional marketing director for the Washington, DC, region. In this capacity, she is responsible for oversight of the marketing and business development initiatives for the region, with the objective of providing top-of-the-line services that positively impact revenue and benefit clients and their assets.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Ms. Karr served as manager, occupier services for the Washington metropolitan region of Cassidy Turley (now DTZ), where she executed the underwriting for, produced and implemented regional business development and marketing initiatives.

Prior to Cassidy Turley, Ms. Karr served as marketing manager/associate director, graphic design, for HFF. She managed the production of offering and financing memoranda for assets ranging in value from $10.0 million to $500.0 million.

Before joining HFF, Ms. Karr was hired by JLL to develop and execute multichannel marketing, brand awareness and advertising platforms for the opening and operation of two offices. The offices exceeded opening-year target revenues, with a 40.0% year-over-year increase and a 36.0% average annual profit margin. Ms. Karr continued to work at JLL, overseeing the direction and tactical implementation of marketing initiatives.

Ms. Karr began her commercial real estate career with GVA Advantis, where she quickly moved through the ranks to become a production associate responsible for marketing, public relations and advertising for the Richmond and Fredericksburg markets. In addition to her marketing responsibilities, she negotiated lease and purchase transactions. While at GVA Advantis, Ms. Karr also spearheaded local charity fundraising campaigns, raising more than $25,000.


  • Marketing STAR of Excellence, 2015
  • Excellence Award, Jones Lang LaSalle, 2009
  • Employee of the Year, GVA Advantis, 2007
  • Virginia real estate license, inactive status


  • Assistant Coach, SAM SELECT Girls Soccer, 2012 and 2013
  • Volunteer, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, 2007 - 2010

Ms. Karr earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the College of Charleston.

Alicia Karr
Alicia Karr
Regional DC Marketing Director
1899 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
United States
T  202.312.5766

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