Emmitt Smith, CCIM, is Chairman of his namesake company, E Smith Advisors, a partnership with Newmark. Mr. Smith used his 14 years of experience as a licensed real estate professional, and industry knowledge earned through his CCIM certification, to create a premier real estate solutions and services provider that is bringing a new level of integrity, innovation and insight to the commercial real estate industry. As Chairman, his role includes new business and client relationship development, overall company vision execution and service strategy development.
In partnership with Newmark, E Smith Advisors is part of a global network with operations in more than 400 offices worldwide offering clients a wide array of commercial real estate services, with customized solutions that maximize returns for investors, tenants and landlords. The firm offers an integrated service platform to a diverse portfolio of clients and, as a minority-owned business, offers an inclusive company culture. Both E Smith Advisors and Newmark excel at creating customized real estate solutions that take the intricate, unique needs of each client into account, a shared methodology that make the two firms perfect partners.
Prior to joining forces with Newmark to form E Smith Advisors, Mr. Smith served as Chairman of E Smith Legacy Holdings, a position he holds today. E Smith Legacy Holdings combines domain knowledge and experienced professionals to create, finance and execute unique real estate solutions for a diverse client portfolio.
A visionary and servant-leader, Mr. Smith recognized the need to expand services to meet clients’ ever-changing and unique requirements. Today, the firm offers an integrated service platform that includes everything from real estate development and construction to brokerage and finance.
Prior to his career in commercial real estate, Mr. Smith enjoyed an illustrious career as a running back in the National Football League with the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals, earning such accolades as the NFL’s All-Time Leading Rusher, Super Bowl XXVIII MVP and induction to the NFL Hall of Fame.
Partial Client List
- The Zenith, Baltimore, MD
- Science & Technology Park, John Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD
- 414 Water Street, Baltimore, MD
- Super Bowl XXVIII MVP, Dallas Cowboys, 1994
- NFL’s All-Time Leading Rusher, Dallas Cowboys, 2002
- Induction to the NFL Hall of Fame, 2010
- Winner of Dancing with the Stars, 2006; also competed on the All-Star Season 15, 2012
- Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Designation
Mr. Smith graduated from the University of Florida and played football for the Florida Gators and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006.