Kenneth Kronstadt joined Newmark in 1991 as a leasing agent and currently serves as a senior managing director, with a predominant focus on tenant representation.
Mr. Kronstadt’s leasing activities are vast and diverse. As a tenant representative, his recent clients include Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, World Jewish Congress, John E. Osborn PC, Council of School Administrators and Supervisors, and the Building Trade Employers’ Association. Most recently, he represented Human Rights Watch in an extension and expansion, doubling its space to 70,000 square feet at the Empire State Building. Other prestigious past clients have included Casual Corner; Dupont; Celanese; Cantor Seinuk; Lehr Associates; Warnaco; VF Corporation; Oleg Cassini. Notably, he was instrumental in creating the international headquarters and national benefits offices for International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees and Associated Guild of Musical Artists. Mr. Kronstadt also represented Carlisle in its massive 250,000-square-foot requirement.
On the landlord side, Mr. Kronstadt is the longtime leasing agent for 1430 Broadway, which he successfully repositioned from its textile tenancy to a prominent office property. Within just a year and a half, he procured four law firm tenants, followed by unions and other office tenants. Mr. Kronstadt also served as the leasing agent for 230 West 41st Street from 2000 through 2004. Leasing more than 150,000 square feet, he increased the property’s net income by $3.5 million. Ultimately, Mr. Kronstadt assisted in the sale of the property to Research Foundation City University of New York in July 2004, which will be the first campus for the Graduate School of Journalism.
Prior to joining Newmark, Mr. Kronstadt was vice president with Cross and Brown for nine years, where he served as the leasing agent for Springs Building at 104 West 40th Street.
Outside of his professional pursuits, Mr. Kronstadt supports the Police Athletic League, Simon Wiesenthal Center and The Fresh Air Fund. Additionally, his coaching passion garnered his NFL Youth Program teams two consecutive Jericho Community Flag Football Championships in 2003 and 2004.
Mr. Kronstadt is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York, Real Estate Board of New York.
Mr. Kronstadt graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in business administration. He received a certificate from the NYU Real Estate Institute.