Peter T. Shimkin joined Newmark in 2003 at the firm’s Manhattan headquarters. He works closely with David Falk, specializing in the representation of both tenants and owners throughout the New York Metropolitan area.
As an experienced owner representative, Peter is the exclusive leasing agent for an array of prestigious buildings, including 1251 Avenue of the Americas (2.3 million sf), 85 Tenth Avenue (600,000 rsf), 1700 Broadway (590,000 rsf), 245 Park Avenue (1.8 million sf), 125 Park Avenue (650,000 rsf) and One Liberty Plaza (2,300,000 rsf).
For the acquisition of space, Peter has represented tenants including Angelo, Gordon & Co.; Square Mile Capital Management; Friedman LLP; District Attorney of New York; Pace University; Corporation Service Company; RCM Technologies; RMC Research Corporation; the Major League Baseball Players’ Association; V-Me Media; Specific Media; Miss Universe Organization; Leeds Equity Partners; Teachscape; Saad Services Corporation; Kugman Associates and The Bridgeford Group. Peter represented WordWave in the acquisition and disposition of space around the country and represented Nixon Peabody in the acquisition and disposition of space worldwide. Peter also represented Time Inc. in its disposition of 140,000 rsf at 1271 Avenue of the Americas.
Peter is a licensed attorney and real estate broker. He is a member of the New York Bar and the Real Estate Board of New York. In addition, he is a Board of Director of W!SE (Working In Support of Education), an educational 501(c)3 not-for-profit dedicated to providing educational support services nationwide. W!SE bolsters financial literacy, fosters business and social entrepreneurship, and prepares students for college and the global workplace.
In 2007, Peter was awarded Real Estate Weekly’s Rising Star Award for his vast accomplishments throughout the previous year.
Peter earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History at Muhlenberg College and earned his Juris Doctorate at Hofstra University School of Law.