Newmark Cornish & Carey today announced the addition of preeminent life science advisors Mary Hines and Jennifer Vergara to the firm. Together, Mrs. Hines and Mrs. Vergara will bring their leadership to the Life Science practice for Newmark Cornish and Carey. Each has been named executive managing director.
“I am pleased to welcome Mary and Jennifer to the Newmark Cornish & Carey family,” said Josh Rowell, an executive vice president and managing director of the San Mateo office. “Their strength in the life science sector is well recognized throughout the Bay Area - they have cemented themselves as trusted advisors to the most esteemed tenants and landlords in the field. I am confident that their leadership and skill set will elevate our strong service offerings.”
“Jennifer and I have spent our entire careers focused exclusively on life science and understand the industry at its core,” said Mrs. Hines. “We plan to leverage the strong Newmark Cornish & Carey platform and the national and international capabilities of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank to grow the life science practice here and continue to provide best-in-class service to landlords and tenants in all stages of growth.”
Among the top advisors nationally in the life science sector, Mrs. Hines and Mrs. Vergara have a combined 30 years in practice and have completed more than 500 transactions representing more than 12 million square feet. They represent many of the most renowned life science tenants and landlords in the Bay Area. Previously, Mrs. Hines and Mrs. Vergara were executive vice presidents with Kidder Mathews.
“Mary and I share a passion for life science and its advancement,” said Mrs. Vergara. “It is incredibly gratifying to advise and assist firms that are on the cutting edge of research and making groundbreaking discoveries, devices and treatments. We align corporate real estate needs with business objectives for companies in all stages of growth, from start-ups to mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies and we pride ourselves on providing tailored solutions for each.”
Entering the field in 1999, Mrs. Hines has developed deep market knowledge of commercial real estate in the Bay Area. She also represents large firms with global needs and has represented large transactions on a national and international basis. Mrs. Hines provides a full service-approach to real estate, assisting with strategic analysis, relocation analysis, financial analysis, and project/construction management. She leverages her extensive market knowledge to ensure the best economic outcome for her clients. Recently, Mrs. Hines was honored to be named as a 2015 Northern California Real Estate “Women of Influence”.
Mrs. Vergara began her commercial real estate career in 2003. She provides a comprehensive approach to real estate, assisting with strategic planning, development, financial analysis and asset management and specializes in both tenant and landlord representation. Her dedication, persistence, and ability to garner results has resulted in a devoted clientele that stays and grows with her.
About Newmark Cornish & Carey
A dominant regional real estate force since 1935, Newmark Cornish & Carey has an expansive reach as part of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Regionally, Newmark Cornish & Carey has more than 280 agents in 13 strategically located offices throughout Northern California, creating a powerful platform from which to deliver superior services locally, while upholding its core values of integrity and knowledge. For further information, visit www.newmarkccarey.com.
About Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NGKF’s 12,800 professionals operate from more than 370 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.
With roots dating back to 1929, NGKF’s strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. NGKF’s full-service platform comprises BGC’s real estate services segment, offering commercial real estate tenants, landlords, investors and developers a wide range of services including leasing; capital markets services, including investment sales, debt placement, appraisal, and valuation services; commercial mortgage brokerage services; as well as corporate advisory services, consulting, project and development management, and property and corporate facilities management services. For further information, visit www.ngkf.com.
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