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David Cederlund

Executive Managing Director

Dave Cederlund joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2018 as an executive managing director in the Boston office, where he helps lead the firm's National Corporate Capital Markets Practice Group (CCM) along with his partners Mike Doyle and Jamie Wolfe. Mr. Cederlund and his team specialize in single-tenant corporate real estate financing transactions involving the full spectrum of corporate real estate assets, including corporate headquarters, research and development facilities, distribution centers, stand-alone retail sites, data centers, power facilities, manufacturing facilities and related equipment, and FF&E. The team provides corporate credit-based financing solutions and capital markets execution for both corporate occupiers and owners of large single-tenant properties and portfolios.

Mr. Cederlund brings to Newmark Knight Frank more than 30 years of expertise in lease-related syndication and investment banking. He has been responsible for arranging and placing more than $8.5 billion of financings into the commercial bank and institutional investor marketplace (domestic and international).

Prior to Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Cederlund and his partners formed Lighthouse Asset Finance, LLC after working together for more than 25 years in leasing and asset finance with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) and its predecessor companies. During his tenure at MUFG, Mr. Cederlund managed the debt and tax equity syndication team and directly syndicated and closed over 200 separate transactions. Mr. Cederlund also became president and chief compliance officer of the leasing company's broker-dealer, BTMU Financial Services, Inc.

Mr. Cederlund is a FINRA-registered representative and principal (Series 7, 24, 79 and 63). He graduated with high distinction from Babson College and received a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in finance and economics.

Mr. Cederlund lives in Duxbury, Massachusetts, where he has been active coaching youth sports and fundraising for two charities, Families of SMA and Christopher's Haven. In addition to spending time with his wife and two daughters, he enjoys skiing, surfing and fly fishing.

David Cederlund
David Cederlund
Executive Managing Director
225 Franklin Street
33rd Floor
Boston, MA 02110
United States
T  617.863.8393


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Areas of Specialization
  • Capital Markets
  • Finance Transactions

Years of Experience
30 years