Pat Langdon serves as executive managing director of business development, brokerage and recruiting in Newmark Knight Frank’s Toronto office, where he is responsible for recruiting new brokers and developing new business opportunities, both nationally and internationally. Mr. Langdon also provides NKF professionals in Canada with market information, strategic direction and negotiation expertise on assignments of various sizes, locations and disciplines. Additionally, he liaises with NKF professionals worldwide.
A 30-year corporate real estate veteran, Mr. Langdon has spent most of his career as a client representative. He has in-depth knowledge of multi-market, national and international transactions, and he has completed transactions in all the major cities in Canada and the United States. His clients have included the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), CIBC Mellon, Commonwealth Insurance, Education First, Facebook, the government of Ontario, Interactive Business Centres, London Property Corporation, the McGraw-Hill Group of Companies, Regus Business Centres and SunLife.
Mr. Langdon joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2018, when the firm opened its first Canadian office. Prior to that, he worked with Newmark Knight Frank’s Canadian affiliate as a senior vice president, with responsibilities similar to those of his current position.
Previously, Mr. Langdon worked for 16 years at J.J. Barnicke Limited, where he was a Top Producer every year from 1996 to 2008 and a member of the Chairman’s Circle 14 times. He served as vice president and national director of business development from 2008 to 2011. He also served on the firm’s management committee.
From 1992 to 1996, Mr. Langdon managed his own real estate firm. Based in Toronto, the firm focused on the acquisition, leasing and sale of projects in Toronto, Miami, San Diego and Mexico on behalf of Canadian, American and European partners as well as clients.
A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University, Mr. Langdon began his real estate career in 1988 at a major brokerage firm in London, Ontario. He transitioned to the developmental side of the industry the following year, becoming director of sales and leasing for one of southwestern Ontario’s largest developers.