NGKF Capital Markets continues to expand its powerful platform with the addition of market-leading retail capital markets expert Nicholas Bicardo, who joins as vice chairman - head of Northern California retail capital markets. Independently, Brandon Rogoff joins as director and Bryce Holman joins as associate director. Based in San Francisco, these individual hires once combined will insure complete coverage for all NGKF Capital Markets clients seeking best-in-class services for institutional-grade retail and mixed-use property sales, and is a perfect complement for the other members of NGKF Capital Markets’ impressive retail group throughout California and nationally.
“Our goal is to achieve greater influence in retail capital markets nationally, and we have a defined path to get there,” said Los Angeles-based Pete Bethea, executive managing director of NGKF Capital Markets. “Nicholas is a proven specialist and an ideal complement to the team, and he is consistently sought after for his acumen as one of the most active retail capital markets providers in the Bay Area. We are looking forward to accelerating our program to provide a complete and seamless offering to buy, lease, finance and sell with our clients through every market cycle.”
“We are committed to bringing on elite talent and supplementing our team of skilled capital markets professionals in strategic markets throughout the United States, with San Francisco as one of several priorities,” said James D. Kuhn, president of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. “Nick’s arrival is further evidence of our commitment, having recently added to the roster several marquee brokerage professionals who have gravitated to NGKF because of our entrepreneurial intensity and full-service, seamless global platform.”
“I am thrilled to integrate Nick’s team with the newly expanded Northern California NGKF Capital Markets team, as well as with the robust retail leasing group at Newmark Cornish & Carey,” said Chuck Seufferlein, NGKF president, western region. “Creating a powerful combination of people, platform and services ensures our clients’ needs are expertly defined and perfectly executed.”
With more than 15 years of real estate investment experience, Bicardo has completed over $2 billion in transactions and has been involved in the sale of some of the most high profile retail deals in Northern California. Most recently, Bicardo, Rogoff and Holman worked with HFF.
About Newmark Cornish & Carey
A dominant regional real estate force since 1935, Newmark Cornish & Carey has an expansive reach as part of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Regionally, Newmark Cornish & Carey has more than 280 agents in 13 strategically located offices throughout Northern California, creating a powerful platform from which to deliver superior services locally, while upholding its core values of integrity and knowledge. For further information, visit www.newmarkccarey.com.
About Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NGKF’s 12,800 professionals operate from more than 370 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.
With roots dating back to 1929, NGKF’s strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. NGKF’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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