William Lee joined NKF in 2009 and leads the New York Financial Services Team. In this capacity, William provides a full range of analytical services to NKF Capital Market’s diverse clients.
During his tenure with NKF, William has been involved with the sale, financing and ground lease of major investment properties and development sites in the greater New York area. These projects include the sale-leaseback and partial redevelopment of the CME Group’s One North End Avenue in Manhattan; the sale of the residential development site at 109 Montgomery Street, on behalf of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden; and the sale of a 21-property portfolio of net-leased Citibank branches located throughout New York City.
Prior to joining NKF, William worked with Deutsche Bank and Cushman & Wakefield in both real estate equity investment and commercial brokerage. At Deutsche Bank, he supported the management of the $2.5 billion East Coast portfolio of a comingled diversified commercial real estate equity fund consisting of office, industrial, multihousing and retail properties. At Cushman & Wakefield, William was a member of the firm’s Washington, DC, investment sales teams specializing in office and multihousing property sales.
William is a designated Counselor of Real Estate (CRE), chartered financial analyst (CFA) and member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA). He also serves on the council of president’s associates at La Salle University.
William holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University and a bachelor’s degree from La Salle University.