Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is pleased to announce the hiring of Brad Needleman, a 14-year industry veteran, as an executive managing director working out of the firm’s New York headquarters. As a tenant representation specialist with a focus on financial services firms as well as the TAMI (technology, advertising, media, information) sector, Needleman has successfully completed transactions throughout New York City on behalf of investment banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, technology companies, advertising firms, and clients throughout a wide range of other industries.
Prior to joining NKF, Needleman was a senior vice president at CBRE, and he possesses a proven track record of devising creative real estate solutions for both tenant and landlord clients. His successful completion of major projects and complex transactions through New York City include lease acquisitions and dispositions, strategic development, the implementation of occupancy cost reduction strategies, and advanced lease renewals. A select few of his clients include JCDecaux, H.I.G. Capital, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, BBR Partners, Permira, and British Airways. Needleman is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), a member of the Young Professional Committee of the Corrine Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis at Mount Sinai, and a member of Juniors Undertaking Manhattan’s Possibilities! (JUMP!).
“NKF represents superior service in the industry, and consistently develops new resources to accommodate client needs,” said Needleman. “I couldn’t be happier to join a team so committed to delivering exceptional quality, which is backed by a keen entrepreneurial environment.”
“Brad perfectly embodies the collaborative spirit at NKF, and he is an excellent fit for our organization,” said President, New York Tri-State Region David Falk. “We are extremely pleased to welcome him with open arms, and have no doubt that he will thrive in our forward-thinking environment.”
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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