Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) is pleased to announce that the firm has promoted four of its key brokerage team members in its Detroit, Michigan office during the first quarter of 2017.
“We are proud to have such an exemplary team here in Detroit and are elated when the career paths of our team members meet their individual goals while also building the long-term sustainability of the office as a whole,” said Fred Liesveld, managing director of NGKF’s Detroit office. “2017 is off to a great start for us, and as a result we are establishing new ways of reaching the marketplace and expanding our team’s talent.”
NGKF’s Detroit office has promoted the following four team members:
- Daniel Canvasser, who has served as senior managing director, has taken on the new role of executive managing director.
- Daniel Labes, formerly senior managing director, will now serve as executive managing director.
- Thomas Oldham, previously director, will assume the new role of senior managing director.
- Michael Valant, previously associate, has been promoted to director.
In addition to the recent promotions, NGKF’s Detroit office was named by CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, as one of 2016’s Top Sales and Leasing Firms in Metro Detroit. Furthermore, eight of the team’s brokers were named Power Brokers by CoStar including: Daniel Canvasser, Mike Valant, Miriam Rhein and Scott Elliott as Top Office Leasing Brokers, and Christopher Dowell, Daniel Labes, Jack Coury and Michael Davidson as Top Industrial Leasing Brokers. The CoStar Power Broker Awards are given annually to the most active dealmakers in a geographic market that demonstrate elite levels of real estate transaction volume.
About Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) 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 14,100 professionals operate from more than 400 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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