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Brendan Owen

Chairman, Asset Services Washington, DC, Metro Area

Brendan Owen joined Newmark Knight Frank in May 2013 as Chairman of the Asset Services Group in the Washington, DC, office. Mr. Owen is a 30 year leasing veteran representing major clients in the Washington metropolitan area. To date, he has directed more than 2,100 office sales and lease transactions totaling over 36 million square feet with a transaction volume of over $11 billion.
Most recently, Mr. Owen spent more than seven years acting as the Chief Leasing Officer at Vornado/Charles E. Smith, where he was responsible for the leasing performance of a twenty million-square-foot office and retail portfolio in the Washington metropolitan area.

Prior to his tenure with Vornado/Charles E. Smith, Mr. Owen enjoyed a successful 17-year career at CBRE, where he was consistently recognized as a top producer in the Washington Metropolitan area. As a senior vice president at CBRE specializing in agency leasing, Mr. Owen represented major clients in the downtown Washington, DC, and Arlington County Virginia markets.

Exclusive Leasing Assignments
Washington, DC

  • 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue NW - 645,000 SF
  • 655 15th Street NW - 607,041 SF
  • 825 and 941 N Capitol Street NE - 600,000 SF
  • 441 4th Street NW - 580,000 SF
  • 1201 Maryland Avenue SW - 510,850 SF
  • 1201 - 1225 New York Avenue NW - 450,000 SF
  • 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW - 422,000 SF
  • One NoMa Station NE - 408,000 SF
  • 529 14th Street NW - 400,000 SF
  • 1152 15th Street NW - 394,000 SF
  • 1700 K Street NW - 390,000 SF
  • 1875 Connecticut Avenue NW - 388,500 SF
  • 1000 Connecticut Avenue NW - 387,000 SF
  • 1350 Eye Street NW - 382,000 SF
  • 1501 K Street NW - 381,000 SF
  • 25 Massachusetts Avenue NW - 380,000 SF
  • 2101 L Street NW - 379,837 SF
  • 800 17th Street NW - 365,000 SF
  • 64 New York Avenue NE - 355,000 SF
  • 1001 G Street NW - 350,000 SF
  • 1200 New Hampshire Avenue NW - 308,994 SF
  • 1100 New Jersey Avenue SE - 299,500 SF
  • 1025 Thomas Jefferson Street NW - 295,000 SF
  • 1101 K Street NW - 293,598 SF
  • 1919 M Street NW - 280,000 SF
  • 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue NW - 281,500 SF
  • 1666 K Street NW - 273,000 SF
  • 1999 K Street NW - 250,000 SF
  • 1500 Eckington Place NE - 250,000 SF
  • 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW - 246,000 SF
  • 401 Third Street SW - 231,900 SF
  • 875 15th Street NW - 231,000 SF
  • 1150 17th Street NW - 230,000 SF
  • 250 M Street SE - 227,950 SF
  • One Thomas Circle NW - 225,000 SF
  • 1130 Connecticut Avenue NW - 218,000 SF
  • 1730 M Street NW - 211,000 SF
  • 2600 Virginia Avenue NW - 205,491 SF
  • 740 15th Street NW - 198,700 SF
  • 1776 K Street NW - 195,000 SF
  • 1899 Pennsylvania Avenue NW - 192,000 SF
  • 1101 17th Street NW - 190,000 SF
  • 810 1st Street NE - 190,000 SF
  • 1250 Eye Street NW - 177,906 SF
  • 733 10th Street NW - 170,813 SF
  • 2900 K Street NW- 170,000 SF
  • 1717 Rhode Island Avenue NW - 157,000 SF
  • 900 17th Street NW - 150,000 SF
  • 1100 17th Street NW - 146,500 SF
  • 1227 25th Street NW - 135475 SF
  • 1901 L Street NW - 129,000 SF
  • 1000 Potomac Avenue NW - 126,000 SF
  • 1399 New York Avenue NW - 123,000 SF
  • 900 16th Street NW - 122,000 SF
  • 1101 14th Street NW - 120,000 SF
  • 1331 F Street NW - 120,000 SF
  • 901 F Street NW - 113,000 SF
  • 1776 Massachusetts Avenue NW - 96,000 SF
  • 1726 M Street NW - 92,000 SF
  • 409 12th Street SW - 83,500 SF
  • 1725 DeSales Street NW - 70,750 SF
  • 2000 Florida Avenue NW - 66,444 SF
  • 1015 31st Street NW - 30,000 SF
  • 816 Connecticut Avenue NW - 24,000 SF

Northern Virginia

  • Skyline Complex - 2.7 million SF
  • Crystal Park Complex - 2.3 million SF
  • Crystal Gateway Complex - 1.6 million SF
  • National Gateway Land Bay C - 1.2 million SF
  • Crystal Mall Complex - 1.2 million SF
  • Crystal Square Complex - 1.1 million SF
  • 1000 & 1100 Wilson Boulevard - 1 million SF
  • Hoffman Tower I & II - 968,626 SF
  • Crystal Plaza Complex - 870,000 SF
  • Rosslyn Plaza Complex - 750,000 SF
  • Courthouse Plaza Complex - 655,000 SF
  • Fairfax Square Complex - 545,000 SF
  • 1812 North Moore Street - 535,000 SF
  • Commerce Executive III IV & V - 415,000 SF
  • 1300 North 17th Street - 380,000 SF
  • 1101 Wilson Boulevard - 312,000 SF
  • 1616 North Fort Myer Drive - 293,000 SF
  • 1201 South Hayes Street - 178,000 SF
  • 2000 Duke Street - 155,000 SF

Maryland

  • 6707 Democracy Boulevard - 276,000 SF
  • 6701 Democracy Boulevard - 226,000 SF

Partial Client List

  • Akridge
  • American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • American Realty Advisors
  • Armada Hoffler Properties
  • The Bernstein Companies
  • Blackstone
  • Boston Properties
  • Carr Properties
  • CBRE Investors
  • Clark Enterprises
  • CPPIB
  • Douglas Development Corporation
  • DSC Associates
  • EOP
  • Falcon Real Estate
  • Glenborough Realty Trust
  • Hoffman Management
  • Investcorp
  • The John Buck Company
  • Kennedy Associates
  • L&B Associates
  • The Meridian Group
  • Monday Properties
  • Northridge Capital Inc.
  • Oxford Properties Group
  • Paramount Group Inc.
  • PNC Financial Services
  • Quadrangle Development Corp.
  • Republic Properties Inc.
  • Rockwood
  • RREEF Funds
  • Ruben Companies
  • Simon Property Group
  • SKB
  • State of Alaska Permanent Fund
  • TIAA-CREF
  • UBS Realty Investors
  • WC Smith Co.

Achievements and Affiliations
Mr. Owen has garnered numerous industry awards and recognitions over the course of his career. He is a Lifetime Member of the Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors' (GWCAR's) Multi-Million Dollar Club and has received several awards for Leasing Transaction of the Year and Top Leasing Agent from organizations such as the Washington DC Association of Realtors (WDCAR) and the Washington Business Journal. Mr. Owen has been a WDCAR member since 1992 and belongs to a number of other industry organizations.

Education
Mr. Owen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. While attending Georgetown Mr. Owen was a member of the NCAA Division I Varsity Lacrosse Team.

Brendan Owen
Brendan Owen
Chairman, Asset Services Washington, DC, Metro Area
1899 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
United States
T  202.312.5769


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Areas of Specialization
  • Landlord Representation

Years of Experience
30 years