T.J. Russo is a director with Newmark’s Global Corporate Services. He serves in an account management role as a single point of contact for clients, ensuring Newmark resources are aligned with client business objectives. With over twenty years of corporate real estate experience, as both an end user and a service provider, Mr. Russo has a strong understanding of the life cycle of real estate transactions and projects, as well as valuable experience in account management. He works closely with our Global Corporate Services clients to gain a working knowledge of their CRE processes, collaborating with them on initiatives to improve those processes and working closely with Newmark field resources. He leads scheduled reviews of all projects, monitors and supports reporting, facilitates direct communication between Newmark resources and client resources, conducts quarterly business reviews (QBR’s) and oversees general account administration to ensureservices are delivered seamlessly.
Prior to his role at Newmark, Mr. Russo founded RPM Real Estate Services Company, LLC (RPM RESCO), a commercial real estate firm specializing in tenant representation, leasing, sales and consulting. At RPM, he represented major institutions throughout the country in areas such as the acquisition, divestiture and portfolio management of commercial real estate. Prior to that, Mr. Russo served as Senior Director in the Corporate Services Group of GVA Williams, where his primary responsibilities included the leasing and disposition of office and retail space for numerous prominent firms including American Express, The Prudential Insurance Company of America, JP Morgan Chase, American Lawyer Media, Hudson City Savings Bank,CIT Corporation and Primedia.
Mr. Russo is a graduate of New York University, where he earned a Master of Science degree in Real Estate and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Wagner College. He has been active in several professional associations, including the Real Estate Board of New York, CCIM, ICSC and CoreNet Global. Mr. Russo has also served on the Board of Directors for the New York City Chapter of CoreNet Global, having co-chaired the Government and Community Relations Committee.