Lydia Thompson joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2018 as a senior managing director in the Portland, Oregon, office. Her focus is providing multifamily brokerage services throughout the metro area. A 23-year industry veteran, Ms. Thompson has been involved in all facets of the business from an operations perspective, including: owner/third-party management, acquisitions, dispositions, development, lease-ups, rehabilitation of multifamily projects, marketing, human resources, operations, sales and training.
Ms. Thompson is recognized by her peers as a strategic thinker with a hands-on approach and a track record of delivering exceptional results. Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Ms. Thompson served as a senior director at Greystar for nearly three years, preceded by nearly 13 years as a vice president with Holland Partner Group and seven years as a regional manager with Trammel Crow Residential.
- Licensed real estate broker, states of Oregon and Washington
- Innovation committee member, Greystar
- HOA committee treasurer, Ladd Tower
- Boys and Girls Club
- Rebuilding Together
- Share Organization
Ms. Thompson earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in exercise science/sports medicine, biology from Willamette University. As a member of the university’s All-State/League soccer team, she participated in the U.S. Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP) and was named Most Valuable Player.