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Janey Steinmetz Joins Newmark Knight Frank Retail Team in Stamford, CT

Stamford, CT (07/19/2017)

5:00 PM

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is pleased to announce the recent addition of Janey Steinmetz as an associate director based in the firm's Stamford, Connecticut office. Steinmetz will focus on the development of NKF's restaurant and retail services businesses, specializing in high street retail and luxury markets. She concentrates on developing and executing thoughtful and creative real estate solutions that align with each of her client's unique business objectives.

Over the course of her career, Steinmetz has completed numerous transactions with high profile local, regional and national retail tenants including Starbucks, Chipotle, The UPS Store, AT&T, PJ Clarke's, Sprint, Insomnia Cookies and solidcore. Steinmetz is well-versed in large-scale master plan development projects and represented the University of Pennsylvania in planning and leasing its 350,000-square-foot retail portfolio. Additionally, she spearheaded the leasing efforts for new construction and redevelopment projects for The Summit at Drexel University and The Curtis. Steinmetz has experience with deals of all sizes, across a broad range of industries including food and beverage, boutique clothing stores, hair and nail salons, personal fitness studios, home design centers and other retail services. She specializes in strategic expansion programs for retailers and restaurants, creating real estate solutions that fit individual clients' needs.

Before joining NKF, Steinmetz was an associate at MSC Retail, Inc. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she gained experience representing a variety of landlords in their leasing transactions, including REIT's such as American Campus Communities and Ashkenazy Acquisitions Corporations; Universities including University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University; and local Philadelphia developers. Steinmetz recently relocated from Philadelphia to Stamford, Connecticut and holds real estate licenses in the States of Pennsylvania and Connecticut.

"Janey is the perfect fit for our dynamic team. We loved her energy from the moment we met," said Senior Managing Director Jessica Curtis. "Add to that, the level of accomplishment she has achieved at a young age speaks volumes about her potential to bolster our expanding restaurant and retail service businesses, and we are excited by the new insights and fresh ideas she will bring to our team."

About Newmark Knight Frank
Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 14,100 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.

With roots dating back to 1929, NKF's strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. NKF's full-service platform comprises BGC's real estate services segment, offering commercial real estate tenants, landlords, investors and developers a wide range of services including leasing; capital markets services, including investment sales, debt placement, appraisal, and valuation services; commercial mortgage brokerage services; as well as corporate advisory services, consulting, project and development management, and property and corporate facilities management services. For further information, visit www.ngkf.com.

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