Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) is pleased to announce that industry veteran Joe Arnstein has joined the team as executive managing director in the company’s Chicago office. Arnstein specializes in tenant representation for a myriad of public and privately-held organizations locally and across the country.
Bringing 23 years of experience and in-depth, broad-based knowledge in the areas of tenant representation and marketing to his role, Arnstein is known for his ability to help his clients develop creative, cost effective solutions to their working environments. To date, he has completed more than six million square feet of transactions. From 1994-1997 Arnstein worked at New York-based Studley, Inc.’s Chicago office until serving as principal of Steinco, Inc., a Chicago-based tenant representation firm for six years. Arnstein returned to Studley, Inc. in 2003 where he remained as a senior managing director through the 2014 Savills acquisition of Studley, Inc. until joining NGKF.
“As NGKF continues to expand, one of our top priorities is attracting and retaining top industry talent in order to reinforce our efforts in offering the best quality of service possible,” said Mike Gerard, executive vice president and regional managing director. “Joe is a seasoned broker that I know to be of high integrity, and whose level of experience and vast knowledge of the industry definitely fits that bill. With NGKF, I’m confident that he will benefit from our resource-rich local and national platforms including Corporate Services and continue to be an unconditional advocate for his clients.”
“After nearly 17 successful years with Studley, I am thrilled for this new chapter of my career and to join NGKF,” said Arnstein. “NGKF is a first-rate organization that has evolved with the changing market, and I am excited to be a part of its broker-centric, entrepreneurial platform and to have the opportunity to work with such a collaborative and successful team. I’m confident that the depth of NGKF’s resources will benefit my clients.”
Arnstein has represented numerous clients over his esteemed career, including ZS Associates, Valent BioSciences, Markel Corporation, Dairy Management, Inc., SEKO Worldwide and BrightStar Group Holdings, to name a few. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
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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