July 11, 2023 9:00 AM
Newmark announces that it has hired Douglas Atkins as Senior Commercial Counsel for Newmark Title Services (NTS). Atkins will oversee large complex commercial real estate transactions, including multi-property, multi-state portfolios. Over his deep history in the sector, Atkins has coordinated transactions as large as $1.5 billion and a portfolio involving more than 220 sites across 12 states.
“With many years of high-level experience, bringing Doug onto the Newmark Title team both deepens our bench of talent and broadens our reach into expansive geographic and corporate sector markets,” said Marc Israel, President of NTS. “The growth of the firm’s title service division continues to ensure we can provide a seamless experience for our clients across the platform.”
Atkins specializes in working with solar energy developers and retailers on sale-leaseback transactions. He is an expert in new construction financing involving affirmative mechanic’s lien coverage. Before joining Newmark, Atkins was in-house senior counsel at Fidelity National Title Insurance Company in Richmond, Virginia. In that role, he worked on transactions grossing over $1.5 million in premiums.
“Newmark’s agile and entrepreneurial platform ensures that the entire client experience is streamlined and more personal,” said Atkins. “I’m looking forward to fostering my long-term relationships in the industry while working with other like-minded professionals across the firm to create seamless and smooth client experiences.”
The addition of Atkins to the Newmark platform follows a string of recent hires as the firm expands its footprint to meet the needs of investors and occupiers looking in the Richmond metro. The recent area hires include the high-performing multifamily sales team and one of Richmond’s top capital markets teams.
Newmark Title Services is licensed to provide title insurance services in the following states: AL, AZ, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VT, VA, WV, WI
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