Kim L. Moore is a senior managing director in Newmark Knight Frank’s Global Corporate Services Consulting practice with a background in economic development, incentive negotiation and strategic planning. Since the start of her career, she has led marketing efforts and strategic planning for the private sector as well as multiple cities and counties ranging from urban to rural. She has organized events from small targeted interest groups, international delegations and domestic marketing trips. Kim has a diverse background with a broad range of economic development and incentives experience.
Kim has managed multiple projects that have secured almost 10.6 million square feet of new and redeveloped space, increased the tax base with committed investments valued in excess of $1.3 billion, created nearly 17,600 new jobs and negotiated more than $207.4 million in incentives. Headquarters and office projects include the relocation of AllianceBernstein’s global headquarters; AT&T’s global headquarters; MoneyGram International’s global headquarters; Santander Consumer USA’s headquarters; Active Network’s headquarters; Cambium Learning Group’s headquarters; Omnitrac’s headquarters; Farmer Bros. Co.’s headquarters, including manufacturing and distribution; PenFed’s regional center of excellence; National General Insurance’s shared service center; PFSweb’s customer contact center; and Kohl’s customer contact center. Manufacturing projects include Borden Dairy’s food processing facility; Cummins Southern Plains’ manufacturing facility; Niagara Bottling’s bottling and distribution operation; and Silfex’s advanced manufacturing facility.
In 2013, Kim received the Top 40 Under 40 award from Development Counsellors International (DCI), a New York-based firm specializing in economic development marketing. This was the first award to recognize young talent in the economic development profession. That same year, she also received the Dallas Business Journal’s prestigious “40 Under 40” award, which recognizes rising stars for their business leadership, accomplishments and community involvement. In 2019, Kim was a finalist for the GlobeSt. ELITE Women of Influence award for CRE Consultant/Advisor of the Year.
Kim graduated from the University of North Texas in Denton with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing. She is also a graduate of the Economic Development Institute (EDI), sponsored by the University of Oklahoma and is a Certified Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP). She is currently enrolled in the Advanced Economic Development Leadership Master Practitioner course sponsored by the University of Alabama, Clemson University, Texas Christian University and the University of Southern Mississippi.