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Mark Beffort

CEO, Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort

Mark Beffort began his commercial real estate career and in-depth involvement in Oklahoma City in 1985, after graduating from Washburn University. After several years as a successful commercial real estate broker, Mr. Beffort began adding office investments to his personal portfolio. He currently holds a vested interest in downtown Oklahoma City through his ownership interest in Leadership Square, Oklahoma Tower, Corporate Tower, City Place and the City Center East Garage. Mr. Beffort’s leadership has driven Robinson Park to successfully manage over 10.5 million square feet worth in excess of $1.2 billion, and the firm has grown to cover seven markets, including Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma; Rogers, Arkansas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Kansas City, Missouri; and McKinney, Texas. He is personally invested in approximately 60% of the company’s current portfolio, and he expects his real estate investments platform will grow to well over $2 billion in value in the next five years. Expansion concentration is in secondary and tertiary CBD markets throughout the country. Mr. Beffort actively supports the advancement of young entrepreneurs through various avenues, including his recent financial contribution to Washburn University and direct involvement in the development of an entrepreneurial business program there.

PARTIAL LIST OF DEVELOPMENTS:  

Development

Type

Size

City Place LLC

Office Redevelopment

300,000 SF

3250 Quail Springs Parkway

New Office

39,000 SF

Fairway LLC

New Office

36,000 SF

United 44 LLC

New Industrial

22,500 SF

7102 North Santa Fe

New Industrial

22,000 SF

City Center East Garage

New Garage

1,000 spaces

PARTIAL LIST OF OFFICE INVESTMENT TRANSACTIONS: 

Property

Location

Client

Value

OPUBCO Campus

Oklahoma City

OPUBCO

$75.0 million

Leadership Square

Oklahoma City

Oliver Investments

$61.0 million

Oklahoma Tower

Oklahoma City

Oliver Investments

$30.0 million

20 North Broadway

Oklahoma City

Devon Energy

$22.5 million

Hertz Financial Center

Oklahoma City

Hertz Corporation

$21.0 million

The Tower

Oklahoma City

Archon Group

$20.8 million

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Past Chairman | Board Member, Downtown OKC
  • Commissioner, Council of Bond Oversight
  • Commissioner, OKC Urban Renewal Authority
  • Commissioner, OKC Redevelopment Authority
  • Board Member, Devon Implementation Committee
  • Board Member, St. Anthony's Foundation
  • Board Member, Myriad Gardens Foundation
  • Board Member, Junior Achievement, OKC
  • Member, Economics Club
  • Trustee,Washburn University
  • ,li>Trustee,Casady School

Mr. Beffort holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance/management from Washburn University.

Mark Beffort
Mark Beffort
CEO, Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort
204 N. Robinson
7th Floor
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
United States
T  405.840.1500


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Years of Experience
34 years