Tip Strickland is a vice chairman for Newmark Knight Frank in the Houston office. In addition to serving as an advisor to borrowers, his primary responsibilities include debt and equity originations through capital sources that include banks, pension fund advisors, life insurance companies, Wall Street sources and agency lenders.
With more than 10 years of experience in the real estate investment banking industry, Mr. Strickland has completed capitalizations on all major property types involving debt and equity for developments, acquisitions and refinances. Mr. Strickland is fluent with all aspects of the Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA-HUD loan origination processes.
Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Strickland was a vice president at Grandbridge Real Estate Capital (formerly Live Oak Capital). He represented private and institutional borrowers nationwide in this capacity from 2004 until 2015. Before that, he was an investment sales broker with Marcus and Millichap, where he handled the acquisitions and dispositions of Houston-area investment real estate.
Professional affiliations include the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), Urban Land Institute (ULI), National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Mr. Strickland, a native Houstonian, is a 1999 graduate of Texas Christian University.