Karolina Alexandre joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2013 at the firm’s Stamford, Connecticut, office. As a research manager, Ms. Alexandre is responsible for overseeing all research-related functions, including analyzing local office market trends; historical market analyses; publishing NKF’s quarterly office market and submarket reports; researching and publishing vertical industry reports; and working closely with the firm’s brokers to attract new business and service existing clients. Ms. Alexandre’s work on presentations and client pitches contributes to the firm’s ongoing business development efforts. Her notable wins include tenant rep assignments for Acadia Realty Trust, Axiom, L Catterton, Littlejohn & Co. and Vineyard Vines. Additionally, Ms. Alexandre has served efforts aided in the appointment of NKF as exclusive agency representative for numerous prestigious landlords, including Black Diamond Capital Management, Building and Land Technology, Davis Companies, Healthcare Trust Associates, Onyx Equities and SL Green Realty. Ms. Alexandre is also responsible for managing Genie, the firm’s proprietary database, which includes building, lease and sales data for more than 600 properties totaling 70 million square feet.
Through her extensive relationships with outside brokers, researchers, and landlords, Ms. Alexandre is able to keep a competitive edge that benefits not only NKF but also clients and the real estate community at large. Her market stats and analyses are frequently cited in trade and local publications and newspapers and are used by NKF executives who are panelists or keynote spokespersons at trade events sponsored by BOMA, REFA, NAIOP, ULI and others. The city of Stamford’s Department of Economic Development often relies on Ms. Alexandre’s market intelligence for its own reporting requirements and business development efforts. In 2017, Ms. Alexandre was part of the team that worked on the state of Connecticut’s bid for the Amazon HQ2 project.
Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Ms. Alexandre worked as a research associate for Cushman & Wakefield of Connecticut, Inc. in Stamford. In 2005, her work ethic and quality of service earned her recognition as the Cushman & Wakefield Research Employee of the Year for the Tristate area.
Ms. Alexandre is an active member of NAIOP, the commercial real estate development association serving the local market. In 2019, she was honored at the annual NAIOP Night of the Stars Gala with the Developing Leader award. Previously, Ms. Alexandre was a member of the United Way of Westchester and Putnam, where she was involved in recruiting new members, volunteers and donors.
In 2018, Ms. Alexandre was honored with Fairfield County’s “Forty Under Forty” award for her outstanding contribution to the real estate industry and her personal commitment to charitable efforts.
Ms. Alexandre holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with a concentration in international business and language from Andrews University.