Jason Pruger joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2001 at the firm’s Manhattan headquarters, where he focuses on landlord and tenant representation on both a national and local level. Since joining the firm, Jason has completed hundreds of transactions with a combined value in excess of $1 billion. Prior to Newmark Knight Frank, Jason was a managing director at Winick Realty Group.
Jason is known for his implementation and execution of roll-out strategies and for his disposition on a local and national level. He has earned a reputation for completing transactions on behalf of Aerosoles, Ainsworth, Arby’s, AT&T, Bo Concept, Calligaris, Chase Manhattan Bank, Cole Haan, Crunch, CVS, Design Within Reach, Ecco Shoes, Escapology, Fred Perry, Johnny Was, Lunya, New Balance, NYSC, Shade Store, Spin, Swatch (including Blancpain, Breguet, Harry Winston, Omega and Tissot), Sugarfina, Under Armour and Wendy’s International.
Partial List of Significant Transactions
|Annick Goutal ||935 Madison Avenue|
|CVS ||1619 Broadway|
|Chase Manhattan Bank ||767 Fifth Avenue (GM Building)|
|Design Within Reach ||2162 Broadway|
|Foot Locker ||22 East 14th Street|
|Juicy Couture ||860 Madison Avenue|
|Levi’s ||45 West 34th Street|
|New Balance ||1172 Third Avenue|
|UNTUCKit ||103 Fifth Avenue|
|Vespa ||4-6 Grand Street|
|Under Armour ||583 Broadway|
|Sale of 36 East 57th Street from Solil Management to CIM Partners ($65 million)|
Jason is currently the exclusive/preferred broker for the following tenants: Ainsworth, Arby’s, Boars Head, Chase, CVS (completed more than 35 transactions), Cole Haan, Design Within Reach, Guess, Johnny Was, Lunya, New Balance, Spin, Swatch, Wendy’s and most recently Luceplan and Calligaris, which are looking to establish a highly anticipated footprint in the U.S.
As a highly experienced owner representative, Jason has met the leasing needs of many prominent property owners, including Citigroup, Cohen Brothers, Friedland Properties, GFI Group, The Goldman Estate, Goldman Sachs, Harlington Realty, Mitsui Fudosan, Samson Realty, Saperstein & Associates, SL Green, Solil Management, Tishman Speyer, Vornado and Young Woo & Associates.
In recognition of his accomplishments, Jason received Newmark Knight Frank’s Retail Broker of the Year award in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Active in the real estate community, Jason s a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY); he was also voted onto the latter organization’s commercial brokerage retail committee.
Jason earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin.