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Greg May

Executive Vice President, West Region Market Leader

RE License #00946118 

Greg May is the executive managing director of the Orange County operations for Newmark Knight Frank. Mr. May is located in the Newport Beach office and specializes in landlord and tenant representation.  He began his career in commercial real estate in 1985 and has demonstrated a high level of proficiency in many facets of commercial real estate, including asset management, tenant advisory, site selection and lease analysis.

Mr. May has worked with numerous regional and national firms, as well as many Orange County landlords, during a commercial real estate career that has spanned more than 25 years.  He provides a great breadth of experience, knowledge, professionalism and passion in representing his clients. Consistently ranked among Orange County's top producing brokers, Mr. May has been involved in transactions valued in excess of $870 million, and in sales and leasing of properties in excess of 14.3 million square feet.

Mr. May has been ranked among Orange County's top brokers annually by the CoStar Group, and has been recognized multiple times for completing innovative transactions on behalf of his clients.


  • 2005 to Present: Newmark Knight Frank
  • 2004 to 2005: Maguire Properties
  • 1998 to 2004: Transwestern
  • 1994 to 1998: USAA Realty Company
  • 1985 to 1994: CB Richard Ellis


  • CoStar Power Broker, 2003-2011
  • Top 5 Office Broker, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Top 100 Office Producer Nationally, NKF 
  • Member, NAIOP
  • Member, South Coast Metro Alliance Brokerage Group


  • Board member, United Way Building Industry
  • Board member, Good News for Kids

Mr. May graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in business administration.

Greg May
Greg May
Executive Vice President, West Region Market Leader
4675 MacArthur Ct
Suite 1600
Newport Beach, CA 92660
United States
T  949.608.2101

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Areas of Specialization
  • Office
  • Tenant Representation
  • Landlord Representation

Years of Experience
25 years