In his role as Executive Vice President, Mr. Ciminelli oversees the brokerage, investments, and marketing teams. Specific to brokerage, an alliance with global real estate firm, Newmark, resulted in the introduction of Newmark Ciminelli in the Western New York market. The alliance delivers the strength of local relationships and market knowledge with the resources of global leader Newmark in commercial real estate. The formation of Newmark Ciminelli was a natural fit for Mr. Ciminelli, after spending 16 years with Newmark in New York City, where he most recently served as Executive Managing Director, providing real estate services to both tenants and landlords.
Throughout his career, he has provided real estate advisory services for numerous high-profile clients, specifically within the technology, media, legal and education sectors. Additionally, Mr. Ciminelli has been a part of an array of leasing teams for some of Manhattan and Brooklyn’s most distinguished buildings, as his team handled over 20 million sq. ft. of assignments. He is the recipient of NKF’s NYC Managing Director of the year, its Aaron Gural award for the broker best representing the firm’s brand as voted on by his peers, and the Rising Star Award, which acknowledges NKF’s top broker with less than seven years of experience. He has also been named as one of Real Estate Forum’s Tomorrow’s Leaders of New York, Real Estate Weekly’s Rising Star, and earned an SL Green Most Significant Lease GreenDeal award for representing Pace University in a complex, 140,000 sq. ft. ground-up development next to the World Trade Center.
Mr.Ciminelli is a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in New York State, holds a Bachelor’s degree from Fordham University, and a Master’s Degree in Real Estate and Finance from NYU.