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Alexander Paul

Senior Managing Director, National Research

Alexander (Sandy) Paul serves as senior managing director, national research, at Newmark Knight Frank's Washington, DC, office. Mr. Paul works with Gregory Leisch, senior managing director of market research, to expand the company's research platform, with the goal of providing the company's diverse client base with the highest-quality data and analysis. Mr. Paul authors white papers on current trends in commercial real estate, whether they are specific to the Washington, DC, market or affect the market nationally. He also produces and speaks at NKF events designed to highlight trends and opportunities in commercial real estate.

Mr. Paul joined Newmark Knight Frank in March 2015, bringing with him 17 years of professional experience, including 13 years at Delta Associates, a leading provider of commercial real estate research and advisory services. At Delta Associates, Mr. Paul served as executive vice president and was responsible for client project management, business development, oversight of the firm's publications and media outreach. He also managed consulting engagements for corporate clients, authored white papers and spoke at industry events, including the firm's annual TrendLines forecast conferences.

From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Paul was responsible for the national research activities that Delta Associates performed for its affiliate, Transwestern. During that period, he led the research and analysis teams for ten metropolitan areas, tracking real estate markets and regional economies.

Before joining Delta Associates, Mr. Paul was a consultant with Fairfax, Virginia-based American Management Systems, where he focused on new business development with public sector clients. He previously was an associate with Coopers & Lybrand in New York City, where he concluded business incentive agreements between private sector firms and economic development agencies.

Mr. Paul has been quoted by such major publications as the Washington Post, Washington Business Journal and Commercial Property Executive, and on WAMU, a Washington affiliate of National Public Radio. He is also a guest lecturer at Georgetown University's and George Mason University's graduate programs in real estate.

Mr. Paul earned a Master of Public Policy degree from Duke University's Terry Sanford Institute and a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College. In 2012, he was awarded the CRE credential by the Counselors of Real Estate for outstanding integrity and judgment in real estate counseling.

Alexander Paul
Alexander Paul
Senior Managing Director, National Research
1899 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
United States
T  202.312.5783


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Areas of Specialization
  • Research
  • Marketing

Years of Experience
17 years