Nicole Holder leads Client Finance & Accounting for Newmark’s Global Corporate Services (GCS) group. Her primary focus is overseeing the commercial aspects of GCS client accounts from inception with pricing solutions, to maturity, managing the ongoing financial health of client relationships. Holder is also responsible for financial governance of client accounts across multiple-service lines globally.
Holder has proven expertise in real estate and investment management, specializing in hedge funds and custodians. Prior to her current role, Holder was the Controller of GCS from Nov 2015, with responsibility for documentation, development, maintenance, and enhancement of the GCS operational infrastructure globally. Additional responsibilities included local jurisdiction statutory and tax filings, and regulatory compliance; procuring and overseeing third party vendors and internal clients for accounting, tax and related advisory services.
Holder also led the structure and operationalization of the international legal entities for Newmark, and served as Senior Accounting Officer for these entities, managing a team of accounting professionals globally.
Prior to joining Newmark, Holder was the Controller at BloombergSen, a Canadian-based investment firm with over $1 billion in assets and spent over a decade with KPMG’s Canadian, European and Cayman Islands taxation and audit practices, working in the firm’s Toronto, London and Grand Cayman offices. She led a wide-array of audit and due diligence engagements with portfolios in excess of £1 trillion, including secondments to Man Group and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. Holder also led the firm’s Hedge Fund Client Service Team in London, managing relationships with fund administrators, lawyers, prime brokers and current/prospective clients.
Areas of Specialty
- IFRS & GAAP
- External & Internal Audit
- Investment Management
- Real Estate Management
- Tax Compliance
- Financial Reporting
- Financial Due Diligence
- Licensed Chartered Professional Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accounts in Ontario)
- Audit and Finance Committee Member of Canadian Stage
- Member of Canadian Association of Urban Financial Professionals (CAUFP)
Holder graduated from Brock University, Canada, where she earned her Honors Bachelor of Accounting.