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Paul Klink

Executive Vice President, Head of Industrial Services

Paul Klink joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2019 as executive vice president, head of Industrial services, serving from the company's Newport Beach, California office. A 33-year corporate real estate veteran with a focus on developing and cultivating institutional relationships, Mr. Klink has deep knowledge of all facets of the commercial real estate industry. He has extensive experience across brokerage, development, and asset and property management, with roots in office and industrial product. He is known for his creative problem-solving skills, his ability to think like an owner on behalf of his clients and his corporate leadership skills. As executive vice president, head of Industrial, Mr. Klink guides 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.

Mr. Klink joined NKF from Cushman & Wakefield, where he served as executive managing director of investor services. In this role, he was responsible 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. Prior work experience also includes Cassidy Turley, Interface Properties, Koll Development Company and Grubb & Ellis, all based in California.

Partial Client List

• American Realty Advisors
• Blackstone
• Barings
• Clarion Partners
• DRA Advisors
• Gateway Industrial
• KBS Realty
• LBA Logistics
• MIG Capital
• Met Life
• Panattoni
• TA Relaty
• Nuveen
• Westcore Properties

Professional Affiliations

• Urban Land Institute (ULI)
• International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
• Licensed real estate broker, state of California


Mr. Klink earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University.

Paul Klink
Paul Klink
Executive Vice President, Head of Industrial Services
18401 Von Karman Avenue
Suite 150
Irvine, CA 92612
United States
T  949.608.2018

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Areas of Specialization
  • Industrial
  • Capital Markets
  • Asset Management
  • Property Management