Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) is pleased to announce another strategic appointment in the Pacific Northwest with the hiring of Mike Schreck who will help launch the Bellevue, WA office. A highly accomplished commercial real estate broker with over two decades of experience as a market-leader in Bellevue, Schreck’s addition will further strengthen NGKF’s growing presence in the Puget Sound region.
“Schreck is one of the most respected brokers in Bellevue and we are thrilled to have him establish our Bellevue market coverage,” said Chuck Seufferlein, president of NGKF’s western region. “The Pacific Northwest is an important region for our clients, and Schreck’s skill and expertise is critical to the firm as we expand our position in this market.”
Schreck joins NGKF as executive managing director. He most recently served as senior vice president at Colliers International, where he focused on agency representation and worked with clients such as Equity Office Properties, AEW, Grosvenor, Talon Private Capital, Hines, TIAA, Metzler North America and Embarcadero Capital Partners. Schreck’s business relationships coupled with 23 years of industry experience has given him the ability to negotiate a range of complex real estate transactions. In total, he has completed over 750 leases and sales that account for more than 21 million square feet of space leased and sold.
“The investments that NGKF has made in the region are significant,” said Schreck. “I am eager to leverage the NGKF global platform, the regional momentum, the investment capabilities, and act as a catalyst to increase our market share. Most importantly, all new institutional clients will begin to experience the benefits of a very well-integrated platform capable of delivering value-add market knowledge, and transactional experience second to none.”
“As we build out our practice in the Pacific Northwest, identifying extraordinary talent across all service lines is critical,” said Kevin Shannon, president, West Coast capital markets at NGKF. “Mike is a leader in Bellevue and will anchor our presence as we expand in this market.”
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