Frank Kajon joined Newmark in 2000 as an Associate Director of Financial Services. Kajon is currently the Executive Managing Director of Financial Services and supplies the full range of financial services to Newmark’s diverse clients. He specializes in quantitative analyses regarding commercial real estate leasing and investments.
Kajon has been involved in transactions with a broad range of clients including: Neuberger Berman in its 350,000-square-foot headquarters relocation; Goldman Sachs in its 760,000-square-foot sublease; Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and Hudson Yard Development Corporation (HYDC) as financial consultant for the RFP/Bid evaluation of over 40 million square feet of mixed-use development in Manhattan; Citigroup in its strategic facilities review of its 2.8 million-square-foot NYC leased/owned portfolio; KeySpan in its 335,000-square-foot headquarters renewal; Interpublic Group in its consolidation and relocation projects in Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco; Cahill Gordon & Reindel in its 250,000-square-foot lease; Monday Properties in leasing its building at 230 Park Avenue, a 1.4 million-square-foot building. In addition, Kajon created a detailed study of the tri-state area’s incentives and state corporate income tax structure for the New York City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce. The study showed how NYC was losing its competitiveness to New Jersey and Connecticut.
Kajon’s prior experience included five years at AIG Global Real Estate, where he was an Asset Manager, and was responsible for negotiating tenant leases, creating annual budgets and writing annual business plans for numerous properties. Prior to his work at AIG, Kajon practiced as a CPA for three and a half years at KPMG Peat Marwick.
Kajon holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Pace University, where he concentrated in Accounting and became a CPA.