Alison Lewis joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2013 and currently serves as chief administrative officer, based in the New York headquarters. As a member of NKF's executive leadership team, Ms. Lewis provides guidance and oversight of NKF's business lines, support services and office operations. She also focuses on national recruiting and strategic acquisitions for the firm. Ms. Lewis works to continually improve support to NKF's brokers by promoting technology, creating operational efficiencies, and leveraging the firm's best-in-class marketing, presentations, research and financial analysis resources. In addition, Ms. Lewis supervises the business operations managers across NKF's national offices.
Previously, Ms. Lewis spent five years at CBRE as the senior managing director of New York Tri-State Region brokerage. In this role, she was responsible for the development, management, recruitment and training of the firm's New York brokerage staff, as well as all activities relating to the region's national and global urban retail initiative. Prior to her work at CBRE, Ms. Lewis served as part of the executive management team at Studley for Julien Studley. As senior vice president, she was instrumental in the development and execution of its corporate business strategy to enhance and grow the firm's brand and market share.
Ms. Lewis earned a bachelor's degree in international business/foreign careers from Lehigh University.
Anthony Orso joined Newmark Knight Frank as president of Capital Markets Strategies in 2018. Based in the firm's New York headquarters, Mr. Orso also serves as NKF's liaison with Cantor Fitzgerald's commercial-backed mortgage securities (CMBS) business and advises the firm on its third-party debt business.
Mr. Orso is the co-founder and former CEO of CCRE (Cantor Commercial Real Estate), Cantor Fitzgerald's fully integrated commercial and multifamily real estate finance company. During his tenure as CEO, CCRE closed approximately $50 billions of dollars' worth of loans and opened locations across the U.S. In 2014, CCRE was ranked as the No. 1 Fastest Growing Company by Crain's New York Business. That same year, Mr. Orso was named No. 1 in Commercial Observer's 50 Most Important People in Commercial Real Estate Finance.
Prior to CCRE, Mr. Orso was a managing director at Credit Suisse and co-head of the Credit Suisse Real Estate Direct Group, where he was responsible for over $200 billion in North American real estate loans. Mr. Orso also oversaw the expansion of the business in the United States, Mexico, Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East.
Mr. Orso earned a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. John's University. Active in his community, he serves on the board of directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York.
Barry M. Gosin has served as Chief Executive Officer of Newmark Group, Inc. (which operates as Newmark Knight Frank), one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms, since 1979. Mr. Gosin guides the firm's national and global expansion initiatives and oversees all facets of its day-to-day operations.
Mr. Gosin spearheaded Newmark Knight Frank's merger with BGC Partners in 2011 and continues to captain the real estate division's growth. Since merging with BGC, he has led Newmark Knight Frank in the acquisition of 23 companies and quadrupled the firm's annual revenues.
Today, with over 14,100 employees worldwide, Newmark Knight Frank and its partner Knight Frank operate from more than 400 offices throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.
An active industry and community leader, Mr. Gosin's extensive roster of memberships and honors includes:
Member of the Board of the Partnership of New York City
Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission
Trustee of Pace University, Recipient of "Leaders in Management" award
Honored by the Public Education Association as a distinguished graduate of New York City public schools
Recognized and honored by the New York Junior Tennis League
Received REBNY's "Most Ingenious Deal of the Year" award on three separate occasions
Received the Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year" award
Blake Okland is the Head of Multifamily Investment Sales for Newmark Knight Frank. Acting as a unifying figure for NKF's offices throughout the country, Mr. Okland's role is to increase collaboration and improve service to clients nationwide by identifying and executing strategic initiatives, business line and geographic expansion and recruiting. Mr. Okland also leads business development nationally as the face of the brand, maintaining relationships with large institutional clients to help the firm secure business and engage on complex national and global assignments. Since 2000, Mr. Okland has led or been meaningfully involved in multihousing transactions worth more than $10 billion. He has extensive experience leading multimarket portfolios as well as multiple institutional grade individual transactions.
Prior to the formation of NKF's multifamily capital markets division, Mr. Okland served as president of ARA for four years. He also led the company's governing body, the National Executive Committee, during this period. Before his role as president of ARA, Mr. Okland served as a member of the National Executive Committee for five years and played a key role in the firm's acquisition by Newmark Knight Frank.
Additionally, while holding these company-wide positions, Mr. Okland served as a principal and partner of ARA Carolinas. In this position, he and business partner Dean Smith grew the business into the Carolinas' dominant multihousing brokerage. Mr. Okland has been with ARA Newmark for over 13 years.
Before joining ARA, Mr. Okland worked with CBRE's Atlanta-based national multihousing investment properties team for five years. A key member, he was involved in more than $450 million in apartment brokerage transactions during this time.
Prior to his tenure with CBRE, Mr. Okland worked as an acquisitions and dispositions analyst with Archstone-Smith Communities Trust, where he was directly involved with transactions totaling approximately $500 million. He also monitored acquisition opportunities in specific Southeast markets including Raleigh, Charlotte, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta.
Mr. Okland is an Executive Committee member of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC). He graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science.
James D. Kuhn has been a principal of Newmark Knight Frank and president since joining the firm in 1992. Today he serves as president of brokerage services. With more than 14,000 employees worldwide, Newmark Knight Frank and its partner Knight Frank operate from more than 400 global offices, including 119 locations in the United States and offices throughout Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. With the firm's merger with BGC Partners in 2011, BGC's acquisition of the assets of Grubb & Ellis Company in 2012 and the acquisition of Cornish & Carey and ARA in 2014, the firm has reinforced its capital markets platform with real estate investment banking and debt and equity capabilities. Its acquisition of ARA, the largest national multihousing practice, offers clients the deepest and most diversified services in the real estate industry. Mr. Kuhn joined Newmark Knight Frank after 15 years in partnership with Bernard Mendik as owner/manager, where he acquired 11 million square feet of office space and 6,000 apartments; the company was sold to Vornado in 1997.
Memberships and Appointments
Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees of Syracuse University and its Executive Committee
Chairman, Advisory Council of the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University
Chairman, Advisory Board of New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate
Member, Board of Trustees and Board of Directors, National Jewish Medical and Research Center
Member, Board of Governors of Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
Co-Chair, Lincoln Center's Real Estate and Construction Council
James D. Kuhn Real Estate Center at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University
The James and Marjorie Kuhn Program to Foster Diversity in Real Estate at the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate
Funded Syracuse University's Architecture Program in New York City
Funded Syracuse University School of Visual and Performing Arts' Student Film Fund
Leo J. Kuhn Lobby for the School of Architecture at Pratt Institute
James Kuhn Fund for Fencing at Stuyvesant High School
Grant to NYU Langone Medical Center
James Kuhn Fund for Underprivileged Children for the San Antonio Fencing Club
In 1994, Mr. Kuhn received the National Jewish Humanitarian Award and was guest of honor at the Real Estate & Construction Industries' annual Winter's Eve Ball, which benefited the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine.
Mr. Kuhn received the NYU Real Estate Service Award of the Year in 1984 and the Young Man of the Year award presented by the Real Estate Board of New York in 1985.
Mr. Kuhn graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1965. He was captain of the fencing team, second place finisher in the tri-state championship, and member of the 1964 City Championship team. Mr. Kuhn went on to fence at Syracuse University, winning tri-state championships in 1968 and finishing 12th in the country. Mr. Kuhn, after a 25-year absence, returned to fence in the veterans division, where he ranked seventh in the country by the time he retired in 2001.
In 2011, he received a Letter Winner of Distinction Award from Syracuse University for his achievement as a student-athlete in fencing.
Mr. Kuhn holds both a B.B.A. in Finance and an M.B.A. in Real Estate from Syracuse University. He endowed its new business school with the dean's office and established the Leo and Sunnie Kuhn Scholarship for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Syracuse University Whitman School of Management.
President and Head of Multifamily Capital Markets, Chief Strategy Officer
Jeff Day is both Chief Strategy Officer of Newmark Knight Frank and President and Head of the firm's Multifamily Capital Markets division, one of the largest multifamily capital markets platforms in the U.S. In these roles, Mr. Day focuses on the development and execution of corporate strategy, managing senior relationships with key clients and capital sources and expansion of products and services. He also serves as chief strategy officer on the NKF Executive Committee and serves on the firm's Operating Committee and Capital Markets Executive Committee.
In addition, Mr. Day currently serves in key roles on industry boards and advisory councils, including the NMHC Board of Directors, MBA Origination Council, Artemis Real Estate Partners Advisory Board and Board of Directors of Shelters to Shutters. He is also an International Advisory Board Member of the CU Real Estate Center at the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado. Mr. Day is a past chair of the CREFC Multifamily Forum and GSE Reform Task Force and a past member of its Board of Governors and Policy Committee. He is also a past board member and chair of the Freddie Mac Advisory Council, Fannie Me Advisory Council, NAHB Multifamily Leadership Council and San Francisco Chronicle Citizen's Advisory Board.
Mr. Day joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2018, when Berkeley Point Capital was combined with ARA Newmark to create Newmark Knight Frank Multifamily Capital Markets. Mr. Day had been CEO of Berkeley Point Capital since its acquisition by BGC Partners, NKF's parent company, in 2017. Previously, Mr. Day was CEO of Berkeley Point and predecessor companies from 2006 to 2017 and Managing Partner-Western U.S. from 2002 to 2006. He joined the firm in 2001 as Head of Production-Western U.S. and was a member of the Office of the CEO, Executive Committee and a voting member of the Credit Committee. During his tenure, Mr. Day has been involved in various investment banking and trading activities, including capital raises, M&A, capital commitment facilities, TRUPS, loan syndication, CMBS, distressed debt and whole loan and pool sales.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Day helped build and lead the Western U.S. expansion of National Realty Funding (NRF), a commercial mortgage conduit whose equity partners were Prudential Securities and Progressive Insurance. Prior to NRF, Mr. Day founded and was Managing Partner of Plaza Realty Advisors, a regional mortgage banking firm that represented various life companies in the Western U.S. He began his career at Sonnenblick-Goldman, a New York-based real estate investment banking firm.
Mr. Day received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business with a concentration in finance from the University of Colorado.
Kevin A. Shannon joined Newmark Knight Frank in December 2015 as Co-Head of U.S. Capital Markets. In this role, Mr. Shannon leads a team of 15 professionals focused on the disposition and acquisition of investment properties on behalf of both domestic and offshore investors.
Over the past 20 years, Mr. Shannon has sold and marketed more than $45 billion of office, industrial, self storage, retail, land and mixed-use assets. His experience includes 100% fee simple, partial interest recapitalizations and joint venture transactions.
Mr. Shannon has spent his career helping clients structure transactions to best meet their goals. Notably, he brokered the largest office sales in the Western United States in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and the second-largest in 2013. The 2012 sale, in which Amazon.com headquarters traded hands for $1.6 billion, was also the largest commercial sale in the country.
Mr. Shannon joined Newmark Knight Frank after nearly nine years at CBRE, where he served as vice chairman and managing director for the West Coast Institutional Investment Group and leader of Western United States Office Vertical. During his tenure, Mr. Shannon was the firm's top producing salesman on the West Coast in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2015.
Prior to CBRE, Mr. Shannon served from 1999 to 2005 as a senior vice president with the Institution Investment Group of Grubb & Ellis, now a part of Newmark Knight Frank. He was that firm's top-producing broker nationally (all business lines) from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Shannon began his real estate career at Colliers Seeley in 1983, where he rose to managing director and partner in the Investment Division and was the company's top aggregate producer from 1990 to 1999.
Industrial and Office Park Development Council (Silver Flight), Urban Land Institute (ULI)
Executive committee, USC Lusk Center for Real Estate
Board of directors, Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters
Board of directors, USC Caruso Catholic Center
Mr. Shannon attended the University of Southern California from 1976 to 1981 - Emphasis in real estate finance and development.
Luis Alvarado serves as Newmark Knight Frank's chief revenue officer and east region market leader, working from the firm's Boston office. As chief revenue office, Mr. Alvarado is responsible for oversight of front office operations including all business lines and client facing IT. Serving as the east region market leader, Mr. Alvarado focuses on driving growth throughout the East Coast and overseeing all facets of operations and performance for the region.
Mr. Alvarado joined NKF in 2015 from Cushman & Wakefield, where he was president of the company's East Region and a member of its Global Management Committee. In this capacity, he concentrated on development throughout the New England, Philadelphia and Mid-Atlantic offices and oversaw all aspects of processes for the region.
In his 30 years in the real estate business, Mr. Alvarado has been involved in well over $10 billion in acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and leasing transactions. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, he was a founding partner of Insight Partners, Inc., which developed and managed more than 2 million square feet of commercial, retail, residential and industrial property. During his tenure there, Mr. Alvarado was a general partner in the acquisition and redevelopment of Cross Point, formerly the Wang Towers, in Lowell, Massachusetts. The 1.2 million-square-foot former world headquarters of Wang Laboratories was purchased for $525,000 and converted from a vacant single-tenant building into an award-winning mixed-use development.
Prior to founding Insight Partners, Mr. Alvarado was employed at The Travelers Insurance Company for 10 years. As vice president in the Eastern Region Asset Management Group, he was responsible for the management, leasing and sale of more than 6 million square feet of commercial property valued in excess of $1.2 billion. He previously served as the controller of Travelers' development subsidiary, The Prospect Company, with responsibility for the financial structuring and reporting for a $1 billion development portfolio. In this role, he led the structuring of several joint ventures, including 125 High Street in Boston, a 1.5 million-square-foot complex. Mr. Alvarado was responsible for overseeing the development, management, leasing and financing of this venture.
Mr. Alvarado is a board member of NAIOP and active in several charity organizations. He is also a graduate of Central Connecticut State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. A native of Santiago, Chile, he speaks Spanish fluently.
Mr. Alvarado resides in Marshfield with his wife, Andrea.
Michael C. May is the head of the Multifamily Capital Markets Debt & Structured Finance group, bringing over 38 years of experience in the capital markets, residential mortgage, and multifamily mortgage sectors to the team. Mr. May focuses on attracting new sources of capital, corporate strategy, and business growth and development. Mr. May joined the firm's predecessor company in August 2012 as Managing Director and National Head of Multifamily lending, where he focused on expanding multifamily debt and service offerings.
Prior to these roles, Mr. May served as Head of Multifamily at Freddie Mac where he directed the daily operations of the Multifamily Business line. Over his tenure this line produced over $100 billion in originations and created the ‘K' series bonds, which were the first commercial backed securities credit sale following the financial crisis. At Freddie Mac, Mr. May also served as Head of Single Family, generating $1 trillion in originations and as the Head of Structured Finance, where he oversaw the REMIC and securities issuance business that issued over $120 billion in structured securities, including Freddie Mac's first Multifamily REMIC. In addition, Mr. May was the Head of Securities Trading, which produced over $110 billion in proprietary securities trades.
Mr. May is both visible and highly active within the Multifamily sector. He is an executive committee member of the National Equity Fund Board of Directors. He is currently a member of the National Multi-Housing Council Board, the NMHC Finance Council, and the NAHB Multifamily Leadership Board. He is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association Board of Directors, as well as a participant on the MBA committee on the future of the GSEs. He is a former Vice Chairman of the ULI Gold MF council, Chairman of MBA's Multifamily Steering committee, member the Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors, and participant on the Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission roundtable for the Multifamily Housing Finance system.
Mr. May is a CPA and CIA and received his BS in Business with a concentration in Accounting from Old Dominion University.
Michael J. Rispoli has served as chief financial officer of Newmark Group, Inc. (which operates as Newmark Knight Frank) since April of 2012. As head of the finance and accounting departments, Mr. Rispoli steers the financial activities of NKF, with a focus on managing risk and monitoring cash flow. His responsibilities include financial planning and forecasting, accounting, financial reporting and financial due diligence and integration. Prior to joining NKF, Mr. Rispoli was the chief financial officer of Grubb & Ellis from August of 2010 and served in various capacities with the firm since May of 2007, including chief financial officer of its investment management divisions. Prior to completing the sale of the assets of Grubb & Ellis to BGC Partners in April of 2012, he successfully completed a convertible note offering to qualified investors, the sale of an asset management business with over $4 billion of assets under management and the sale of the assets of a real estate mutual fund company.
Mr. Rispoli served as executive director and corporate controller at Conexant Systems, Inc. from 2000 to 2007. His responsibilities at the $1 billion publicly traded semiconductor company included financial modeling and integration, international finance, planning and forecasting, investor relations, technical accounting and SEC reporting.
Mr. Rispoli began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers as manager of business assurance.
Mr. Rispoli holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Seton Hall University and is a licensed CPA (inactive) in the state of New Jersey.
Bhatti joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2015 at the firm's New York headquarters, where he serves as chief technology officer. Mr. Bhatti brings to his role more than 21 years of experience in implementing and managing technology systems, operations and strategy.
Mr. Bhatti is a hands-on executive skilled in bridging the gap between the business and technology sides of an organization. He has led programs aimed at improving service delivery, enhancing infrastructure and integrating innovative technology. These include programs in process re-engineering and application implementation that follow the entire system's development lifecycle.
Mr. Bhatti joined NKF from Kinetix Trading Solutions, where he led global Dodd-Frank compliance technology initiatives for various tightly regulated companies. He previously held senior technology positions at Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital. Mr. Bhatti began his professional career in 1996 as an IT programmer at Cantor Fitzgerald, where he rose through the ranks to lead technology teams supporting swaps and repo trading, risk, back office and accounting systems.
Mr. Bhatti holds a master's degree in information technology from Aspen Technology.
As president of Newmark Knight Frank's Property Management services division, Randy Buddemeyer oversees nearly 200 million square feet of investment properties and facilities across the country. Mr. Buddemeyer ensures professional, competent management in all of NKF's markets. Based in Tampa, Florida, he teams with the company's transaction and investment sales professionals to offer clients an integrated real estate services solution.
Prior to assuming his current role with NKF, Mr. Buddemeyer served as executive managing director to lead the company's growth efforts in the Southeast. Within 12 months, he was successful in strengthening the company's Florida presence, transitioning the former affiliate locations in Tampa, Orlando and Melbourne to owned offices and opened a company-owned office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Buddemeyer was responsible for new business development, acquisition, supervision, and administration of all business lines for the Florida, North and South Carolina region.
Mr. Buddemeyer joined NKF from CBRE, where he was managing director for asset services and practice leader for agency office leasing for Florida. In 2004, he was the first CBRE professional to receive the Market Leader of the Year Award. Prior to joining the Florida group, Mr. Buddemeyer was the executive director of Asset Services at Insignia/ESG, which CBRE acquired in 2003. In Washington, DC, he was responsible for all property services operations in the Washington metropolitan area. During his 30-year career in commercial real estate, Mr. Buddemeyer also presided over the management operations for The Farr Corporation, a major Washington, DC commercial real estate development company.
PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Member, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International
Member, Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
National board of directors, the Barth Syndrome Foundation
Licensed real estate salesperson, state of Florida
Mr. Buddemeyer graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in both finance and economics from the University of Missouri.
Rick Maletsky serves as executive vice president and general counsel of Newmark Knight Frank. In this capacity, he is responsible for oversight of the company's legal affairs and advises the company's executive management with respect to strategic and operational matters.
Mr. Maletsky joined BGC Partners, Inc., Newmark Knight Frank's parent company, in 2007. Mr. Maletsky provided general corporate representation to BGC and its parent company, Cantor Fitzgerald, and their affiliates across multiple business lines of the group's highly diversified financial services companies. In his role as acquisitions counsel to the Cantor/BGC group, Mr. Maletsky worked to grow the group through acquisitions and joint venture investments, including BGC's acquisition of Newmark Knight Frank in 2011, the assets of Grubb & Ellis in 2012 and various other companies that were added to the expanding NKF platform.
Prior to 2007, Mr. Maletsky worked in the mergers and acquisitions group at the New York office of the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
Mr. Maletsky earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, from which he graduated cum laude. He graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Brandeis University, from which he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in politics and history.
One of the nation's top capital markets executives, Robert E. Griffin, Jr. joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2015 as Co-Head of U.S. Capital Markets. He leads a capital markets team offering multiple specialties, including the marketing and sale of office, industrial, retail, medical and multi-family assets. In addition to servicing his clients in Boston, Mr. Griffin focuses on expanding the Capital Markets platform and establishing top-tier teams in gateway cities throughout the U.S., including Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, DC, and Houston. Mr. Griffin also heads Newmark Knight Frank's Capital Markets' Boston operation.
Mr. Griffin leads one of the nation's most successful capital markets groups, which offers a complete gamut of specialties including office, industrial, retail, medical and multi-family assets. He also works closely with NKF's Boston-based leasing teams on many of their complex, high-profile assignments. Mr. Griffin's team-based, 360-degree approach and extensive experience advising many of the country's major corporations and financial institutions have been game changers for every client with whom he has had the opportunity to work.
In his 35-year career, Mr. Griffin and his team have closed more than 800 transactions with total consideration nearing $65 billion. Clients include many of the country's leading institutions, such as Beacon Capital Partners, Boston Properties, Equity Office, Fidelity, Jamestown, JP Morgan, MetLife, MIT, Normandy, O'Connor Capital, Prudential, RREEF, Shorenstein, TA Associates Realty and TIAA-CREF.
Mr. Griffin previously served as president of the New England Area for Cushman & Wakefield, where he built one of the nation's most successful capital markets groups and was a key adviser to the firm's Boston area leasing teams.
Member, Greater Boston Real Estate Board
Member, Children's Hospital Boston Board of Trustees
Guest lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Real Estate
Guest lecturer, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
Mr. Griffin earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.
Steven Adamczyk joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2010 and currently serves as the executive vice president for national landlord advisory services and co-president of management services. Mr. Adamczyk has over 27 years of notable real estate industry experience and oversees the strategic direction, recruiting, development and success of the firm's landlord advisory services across the U.S. Mr. Adamczyk's leadership in building a best-in-class national platform for office leasing highlights the accelerated expansion of Newmark Knight Frank's owner and investor services, which include the firm's corollary growth in capital markets and property management nationally. Mr. Adamczyk works in close partnership with NKF to broaden and strengthen the firm's relationships with the institutional investor community. His demonstrated leadership in the institutional arena is underscored by his extensive background in agency leasing, asset management, property management and client relationship management.
Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Adamczyk served as the managing director of Cushman & Wakefield's Midwest Investor Services Group, overseeing a portfolio of 20 million square feet positioned throughout Chicago, Minneapolis/St. Paul, St. Louis and Detroit. Mr. Adamczyk profitably doubled the size of the Midwest portfolio by leading a strategic reorganization and directing a truly client-centric service delivery platform. Among his many accomplishments, he earned client satisfaction ratings that were year-over-year among the highest in the U.S.
Mr. Adamczyk further honed his leasing and property management expertise as a former vice president for Trizec Properties, where he possessed full P&L responsibility for the company's 3 million-square-foot Chicago office portfolio and successfully led all asset repositioning and marketing initiatives, including personally closing lease transactions totaling 350,000 square feet. In addition to leading several successful corporate initiatives at Trizec, including the creation and implementation of its client development program, Mr. Adamczyk was a member of the company's strategic accounts team. Prior to that, he was a vice president and group manager at Jones Lang LaSalle, where he directed the property management and leasing services in the Chicago area for an extensive roster of high-profile institutional clients.
Mr. Adamczyk received his Master of Business Administration degree from DePaul University in Chicago.