Fred Deal is an associate director in Newmark Knight Frank’s Dallas office. During his nearly 40-year career, Mr. Deal has played a fundamental role in the disposition, management, leasing and development of projects including office assets, industrial warehouse buildings, shopping centers, land, resorts and hotels across the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Mr. Deal had spent most of his real estate career at Jackson Cooksey, serving in many capacities for more than 25 years, when NKF acquired the firm in 2018. He offers a considerable background in the valuation, analysis, sale and financing of commercial investment properties involving high-net-worth individuals, private groups and large corporate clients. With an ability to foresee potential pitfalls in any transaction, Mr. Deal has the skills to facilitate the real estate process in a way that delivers value-added results to the bottom line in a timely manner.
Partial List of Transactions
- 57 shopping centers in 17 states (acquisition or development and syndication)
- 680 Fifth Avenue, Madison Plaza, Federal Archives Building, NYC (acquisition, repositioning)
- Barbizon Hotel, NYC; Virgin Isle Hotel, St. Thomas (redevelopment)
- Land assembly for the Crescent Office/Hotel Complex and Mansion Hotel, Dallas
- MBank Dallas (sale of $700 million of REO)
- Allied Solutions, Bell Helicopter, CompuCom, Gehan Homes, Group 1 Automotive, McLane Foodservice, Stone Container, Salad Master (corporate clients)
- Multiple national location acquisitions and dispositions for corporate clients
- Numerous targeted acquisitions for high-net-worth individuals throughout the U.S.
- Heavy Hitter, Dallas Business Journal
- Licensed real estate broker, state of Texas
- President, Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity
- Multiple leadership positions at Prestonwood Country Club, including Men’s Golf Association president and member of the board of governors
- Swim team, Southern Methodist University
Mr. Deal earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University.