Liam Brunner has joined Newmark Valuation & Advisory (V&A) as Senior Managing Director and as the Market Leader for Canada. Based in Calgary, Mr. Brunner is responsible for building up the practice with respect to staff recruitment and acquisitions. He is also charged with business development and platform execution.
Most recently, Mr. Brunner was a partner in the Financial Advisory practice at Deloitte LLP in Calgary, leading the Real Estate Valuations practice nationally and was responsible for consulting and advisory for Western Canada. Mr. Brunner also provided real estate valuation, consulting, and transaction advisory services for a wide range of special purpose and investment grade property classes.
“Liam has a perfect combination of sophisticated real estate expertise and get-it-done practicality. He’s so well liked by people he works with and so well respected by clients he’s worked for. We thought long and hard about who we trusted to assemble our practice from the ground up in Canada and checked every box with Liam,” said John Busi, president of Valuation & Advisory.
“Joining Newmark V&A is a great opportunity,” said Liam. “I look forward to leveraging my real estate valuation expertise and further developing our business.”
Mr. Brunner has over 20 years of experience in real estate valuation and advisory services. Assignments have included traditional valuations, feasibility studies, highest and best use studies, due diligence, partial takings, expropriations, property tax appeals, and restructuring. Brunner worked with Canada’s leading real estate companies in providing valuation and advisory expertise including many of those listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Newmark (“Newmark”), operated by Newmark Group, Inc. (“Newmark”), is one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Newmark has over 4,600 employees in over 120 offices. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, Newmark’s 15,000 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents. With roots dating back to 1929, Newmark’s strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. We offer a complete suite of services and products for both owners and occupiers across the entire commercial real estate industry.
Our investor/owner services and products include investment sales, agency leasing, property management, valuation and advisory, diligence, underwriting and, under trademarks and names like Berkeley Point and Newmark Capital Markets, government sponsored enterprise lending, loan servicing, debt and structured finance and loan sales. Our occupier services and products include tenant representation, real estate management technology systems, workplace and occupancy strategy, global corporate services consulting, project management, lease administration and facilities management. We enhance these services and products through innovative real estate technology solutions and data analytics designed to enable our clients to increase their efficiency and profits by optimizing their real estate portfolio. We have relationships with many of the world’s largest commercial property owners, real estate developers and investors, as well as Fortune 500 and Forbes Global 2000 companies. For further information, visit www.ngkf.com.
Newmark, which is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “NMRK”, is a publicly traded subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc. (“BGC”), 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 “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 “BGCA”.
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