Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) is pleased to announce that Craig Kish has joined its El Segundo office as senior managing director. Kish exclusively represents corporate user clients, providing them with occupancy solutions, connecting corporate strategy and operational needs with efficient utilization of various real estate types. This work includes corporate headquarter strategies, restructures, site selection, sales, dispositions and portfolio management.
“NGKF is continuing to rapidly grow its market share throughout Southern California. Craig is an important addition to our expansion,” said Greg May, regional managing director, NGKF. “He brings a depth of highly-skilled tenant rep success and deep-rooted client relationships. His decision to join our firm is a big win for us at a regional level and for the NGKF brand.”
Kish most recently served as senior vice president at Cresa where he advised corporate users from every sector and industry type. He has completed more than 2 million square feet of transactions over the past five years. Prior to that he spent 15 years at The Staubach Company, which was purchased by JLL, where he was a senior vice president leading its tenant representation team in West Los Angeles. While at JLL, Kish worked with companies such as Turner Broadcasting, CBS, Verizon, Electronic Arts, and Merrill Lynch.
“NGKF offers me the opportunity to grow and build my practice locally and globally through its extensive footprint and resources as a full service brokerage company,” said Kish. “Having the ability to collaborate with the talented individuals that run and support the business lines including corporate services, capital markets and the consulting practice will greatly benefit my clients in managing their occupancy strategies. I look forward to expanding my practice with new colleagues and clients.”
Kish is a member of CoreNet Global and Los Angeles Commercial Realty Association (LACRA) and is a graduate of Ohio State University.
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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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