Brian Cohen joined Newmark in 2008. He works closely with Vice Chairmen Moshe Sukenik and Chris Mongeluzo, forming a team whose clientele comprises many of the most prestigious companies in New York and around the country. Their particular expertise in representing law firms has earned them a reputation as one of the legal community’s leading advisory teams. In 2017, Cohen was named Newmark’s “Tri-State Director of the Year.”
At Newmark, Cohen has been instrumental in completing more than 100 transactions, which, in total, exceed 4 million square feet. His degree in law, as well as his formidable background in accounting, form the foundation of a unique skill set that he leverages to benefit his clients.
Before joining Newmark, Cohen worked for Georgia Malone & Company. Prior to this, he worked in international tax for Ernst and Young.
- Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
- Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
- Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
- Cooley LLP
- Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
- DLA Piper LLP
- Hogan Lovells
- Chadbourne & Parke LLP
- McGuireWoods LLP
- Horizon Media
- Live Nation
- Sequential Brands Group
Cohen is an active member of the Jewish Guild for the Blind Young Visionaries. He is also active in fundraising for the NephCure Foundation.
Cohen graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from George Washington University. He received his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law, where he served as a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. He is a licensed real estate broker in the state of New York and is a member of the New York and New Jersey State Bar Associations.