Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) continues to build its West Los Angeles market presence with the addition of Steven Salas as senior managing director. Salas will bring his expertise in working with the medical and entertainment industries to his new position while continuing to provide quality commercial brokerage services to tenants, landlords, investors and developers. He will further seek to help build a landlord agency team for NGKF focused on the Westside and greater Los Angeles.
Salas joins NGKF after having spent the last 20 years of his career with Madison Partners and CBRE. Over the course of his career, Salas has completed more than 800 lease transactions totaling over 4.5 million square feet. He has represented such recognizable firms as IBM, The Carlyle Group, Sony, Kopelson Entertainment, Pilgrim Films & Television, Legalzoom, Shoedazzle, The CIM Group, The LeFrank Organization, Tishman Speyer, among others.
“Steven has worked with some of the top brand names in the region creating a reputation for solid tenant and landlord work. We are excited to bring him on board to increase NGKF’s landlord offerings in LA. It’s exciting that our culture and platform continue to attract some of the best in the business,” said NGKF CEO Barry M. Gosin.
“My decision to join NGKF was to provide a top tier platform of services to my clients. The entrepreneurial commitment exhibited by NGKF is especially appealing for what I seek to accomplish,” said Salas.
NGKF Regional Managing Director Greg May shared, “The combination of talent that has joined NGKF will further cement our role as the leading brokerage firm in the region.”
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 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.
NGKF is a part of BGC Partners, Inc., a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. BGC’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol (NASDAQ: BGCP). BGC also has an outstanding bond issuance of Senior Notes due June 15, 2042, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol (NYSE: BGCA). BGC Partners is led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick. For more information, please visit http://www.bgcpartners.com/.