Young S Kim is a director with Newmark Knight Frank. Based in New York City, Young specializes in landlord and tenant representation throughout New York City’s Outer Boroughs. A native of Queens, he has in-depth knowledge of retail markets in Queens, Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood and the Bronx.
Over the years, Young has successfully worked on behalf of landlords including Atlas Capital, BCB Properties, L+M Development, Lefrak and Urban Development Partners. Young has also assisted many retailers with their retail requirements, including boost mobile, Burger Village Dunkin Donuts, Little Caesars, Mattress Firm (formerly Sleepy’s), Popeye’s, Subway and Wok to Walk.
Young represented a buyer in securing the sale of 41-18 Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside, Queens. He also represented both the seller and buyer in the sale of 2 East Gun Hill Road on the corner of Jerome Avenue in the Norwood section of the Bronx.
Young joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2019, when parent company Newmark Group, Inc. acquired RKF, a New York-based retail real estate brokerage and investment firm. He joined RKF in 2011, after serving as an asset manager for Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIMCO). His responsibilities at AIMCO included asset management of 1,500 units in Manhattan and 1,588 units in Upper Manhattan, including Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood, as well as acquisitions and dispositions. Previously, Young was the associate director of acquisitions and leasing at Sutton Management Corporation.
- Licensed real estate salesperson, states of New York and New Jersey
- Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
- Member, Long Island City Partnership
Young earned a Master of Science degree in real estate from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from The State University of New York at Buffalo.