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Newmark Knight Frank’s David Simson Elected Into NAIOP New Jersey Hall of Fame

Rutherford, NJ (11/09/2018)

9:00 AM

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is pleased to announce that David Simson, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer for the firm's New Jersey business, has been elected to the New Jersey Chapter Hall of Fame for NAIOP: Commercial Real Estate Development Association. Mr. Simson joins a select group of New Jersey-based real estate professionals that have been recognized by the organization for their career-long contributions to the New Jersey commercial property business, a dynamic and challenging real estate space by any marker.

"I am truly honored to have been selected to join this group of industry titans," said Mr. Simson. "I am also extremely proud of this honor on behalf of my NKF team, which is the best in the real estate services business in New Jersey. This award is as much a recognition of what we've been able to accomplish as an organization."

Mr. Simson oversees NKF's New Jersey professionals in strategic planning, consulting and leasing advisory services. He also serves as a consultant on behalf of clients and assists with all brokerage relations within the state. For the past 35 years, he has advised many of the largest corporations and owners in accomplishing their real estate goals. He has been acknowledged as one of the leading brokers in New Jersey as an exclusive tenant representative. Mr. Simson has also represented landlords as their exclusive agent for leasing or investment sales on more than 200 million square feet of prime office space.

NKF has acknowledged Mr. Simson as the firm's top U.S. suburban producer twice: in 2010 and 2012. He received the United Way 2017 Deal of the Year for the 430,000-square-foot Allergan transaction in Madison. He has also received multiple NAIOP New Jersey Deal of the Year awards: 2016's Mixed Use Award for the 142,700-square-foot Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Montvale, 2012's Office Award for the 270,000-square-foot Realogy headquarters transaction and 2008's Creative Deal and Impact Award for the 173,000-square-foot Medicines Company world headquarters transaction.

Mr. Simson joined NAIOP in 2004.

About Newmark Knight Frank
Newmark Knight Frank ("NKF"), operated by Newmark Group, Inc. ("Newmark Group") (NASDAQ: NMRK), is one of the world's leading and most trusted commercial real estate advisory firms, offering a complete suite of services and products for both owners and occupiers. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 16,000 professionals operate from approximately 430 offices on six continents. NKF's investor/owner services and products include investment sales, agency leasing, property management, valuation and advisory, diligence, underwriting, government-sponsored enterprise lending, loan servicing, debt and structured finance and loan sales. Occupier services and products include tenant representation, real estate management technology systems, workplace and occupancy strategy, global corporate services consulting, project management, lease administration and facilities management. For further information, visit www.ngkf.com. Newmark Group is a publicly traded subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc. ("BGC") (NASDAQ: BGCP), a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets.

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