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Newmark Knight Frank Recruits Industry Veteran Paul Klink to Lead Company’s North American Industrial Services

New York, NY (03/12/2019)

9:00 AM

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) today announced the addition of industry expert Paul Klink as North American Industrial leader. Klink, a 33-year industry veteran with a focus on developing and cultivating institutional relationships, will join NKF as Executive Vice President - Head of Industrial Services. In his new role, Klink will guide the direction and expansion of NKF's industrial capabilities across North America with a priority of recruiting top industrial-focused leasing and capital markets talent and expanding client relationships across the sector.

"I am delighted to add Paul Klink to NKF's expanding roster of impeccable industry leaders. He is a known client champion who has a demonstrated ability to create and execute business plans within large brokerage institutions," stated Chief Executive Officer of Newmark Group, Inc. Barry M. Gosin. "He is also a well-rounded commercial real estate executive with a history of enhancing service delivery to institutional customers and clients. Paul is a good fit with our client-service focus and entrepreneurial spirit, and he will be a great asset to the company."

Klink is a veteran industry leader, with extensive experience across brokerage, development, asset and property management, with roots in office and industrial product. Joining NKF from Cushman & Wakefield, Klink's previous role was as Executive Managing Director of Investor Services, where he acted for the firm's most important institutional investor clients, serving as a single point of contact for the company's real estate services, including property management, leasing, capital markets and valuation/advisory. "As a relationship manager, Paul's abilities are an integral part of the added value he brings to NKF in organizing the team, bringing in additional talent and interacting with clients," added Gosin.

"I am excited to bring my focus on institutional investor clients into a leadership role at Newmark Knight Frank. The strength of NKF's industrial platform and the firm's overall culture, as well as the company's position for expansion in the future, were deciding factors in seizing this opportunity," commented Klink. "I look forward to driving growth nationally as well as focusing on delivering client-centric services."

Klink will be based in the company's Orange County office. His prior work experience also includes Cassidy Turley, Interface Properties, Koll Development Company and Grubb & Ellis, all based in California. He is known for his creative problem-solving skills, his ability to think like an owner on behalf of his clients, his deep knowledge of all facets of the commercial real estate industry and his corporate leadership skills.

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.

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