Garrett Cannon serves as Executive Managing Director and Co-Head of Newmark’s Global Corporate Services (GCS) Information and Technology.
In his role, Garrett helps to oversee the design, build, sales and operations of Newmark’s GCS technology platform to expand its suite of seamless, beginning-to-end corporate services solutions including: global and regional expansion strategies; lease administration; facilities management; workplace strategies; company leadership and culture development; emerging technology solutions; and safety and wellness programs.
Garrett has over twenty five years of executive experience supporting the sale of technology, lease and workflow information services independent of, or bundled with, transaction services. He has experience with information management and lease administration, an especially critical function for multi-market portfolio services support. Garrett has been in charge of the design, build, sales and technology platform operations on behalf of Amazon, Sprint, T-Mobile, LinkedIn, Dell, BP, Barclays, United Technologies, CSC, XL Capital, Verizon, Marsh McLennan and Motorola.
Before joining Newmark, Garrett served as Head of Real Estate and Asset Management for Bridgewater Associates. He was responsible for information management, workplace strategy, transaction and asset management, including investments in Class A office and hospitality properties.
Prior, Garrett was the Executive Managing Director of Colliers’ Global Occupier Services. He spent 16 years at Johnson Controls, where he was VP/GM for Real Estate and Workplace for the Global Workplace Solutions. Garrett was a founder and President of Sequentra Solutions LLC, a leading PropTech Software as a Service product trusted by many of the world’s top CRE departments, including Amazon, LinkedIn, Motorola, United Technologies, Colgate and WPI. Garrett led all aspects of this business from startup through sale to Johnson Controls, where he continued to expand the product offering globally concurrent to his other responsibilities.
Garrett was a Principal with United Systems Integrators, responsible for e-Business strategy, products and services, and management and oversight for all related initiatives. He was the Partner responsible for founding and developing the Global WorkPlace Knowledge Centers in Manila, Philippines.
Garrett spent the early part of his career with CBRE in various roles of increasing regional and national responsibility based in NYC and Los Angeles. He was part of the leadership team within Corporate Services helping to build the group into a leading CRE outsourcing services provider in the 1990’s. He also held positions in Brokerage, Information Technology and Global Corporate Services, including Head of Transaction Management and Head of Technology.
Licensed [CT] Real Estate Broker
Garrett holds a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Dayton.