Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) is pleased to announce that John Rubin has joined the team as an associate director in the company’s Cincinnati office. Rubin will be working with NGKF’s Doug Altemuehle and Darin Armbruster, Cincinnati’s top office leasing team with over 45 years of experience.
Rubin specializes in office brokerage, representing both investors and occupiers. In his new role, he will draw upon his legal acumen to help clients understand their rights and liabilities before, during and after the landlord-tenant relationship. Prior to joining NGKF, he was employed as an advisor with Cresa Cincinnati, where he worked exclusively as a tenant representative for office tenants. Before Cresa, Rubin worked at the law firm Cohen, Todd, Kite & Stanford, LLC, where he primarily worked on real estate matters preparing real estate contracts, commercial leases, mortgages and closing documentation in connection with commercial real estate transactions in excess of $70 million dollars.
Rubin received his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University. He is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Ohio and is active in numerous professional and charitable endeavors. Rubin is an active member of the University Club of Cincinnati, 1879 Club, the Young Professional LEAD Program and the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, to name a few.
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 12,800 professionals operate from more than 370 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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