Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) is pleased to announce that Ben Sutton has joined the team as a director in the company’s Boston office. Sutton joins the Downtown team and will primarily focus on emerging technology groups.
With eight years of tenant advisory experience for local, regional and national office tenants, Sutton has gained a strong foundation in corporate real estate and an understanding of the key drivers behind workplace strategy, financial analytics and lease negotiations. Prior to joining NGKF, he was employed as a vice president with NAI Hunneman, where he concentrated on Boston’s downtown office market and sourcing cost effective solutions for technology firms. Throughout his career, Sutton has represented numerous clients including SimpliSafe, DataRobot, Uber, Tokai Pharmaceuticals, Zagster, AZTherapies and Sample6, to name a few.
“We think that Ben is one of the brightest and hardest working young professionals in the market. Ben has shown an ability to identify, pursue and secure assignments from great firms like Uber, DataRobot and Zagster. We have been working across the table from him for the past few years and we are so happy that he is on our team now. Ben makes our team younger and stronger and we look forward to a very bright future with him.” said David Martel, NGKF executive managing director.
Sutton is a graduate of Bentley University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in economics and finance. He is an active member of the Commercial Brokers Association (CBA) and NAIOP. Sutton currently resides in the North End neighborhood of Boston.
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.
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