Ryan Gessin joined Newmark in 2012 at the firm’s New York headquarters, where he specializes in tenant and landlord advisory, pre-acquisition due diligence, portfolio underwriting and analysis. A sought-after real estate advisor across several markets, Mr. Gessin focuses particularly on New York’s five boroughs.
Mr. Gessin represents several established national corporate clients. Working directly with Executive Managing Director Ross Perlman, he provides a broad scope of services, including global portfolio analysis, strategic planning and space utilization implementation for national clients such as Barney’s New York, Marcum LLP and Creative Artist Agency.
Since 2012, Mr. Gessin has represented private equity-backed Schweiger Dermatology Group on its prolific northeast expansion. He has helped grow the company from two to 50 locations. Additionally, he represented the company on its 30,000-square-foot headquarter relocation to Queens Plaza in Long Island City.
With his particular expertise in Brooklyn and Queens, Mr. Gessin is often asked by landlords, tenants and lending institutions to share his insights and market analysis pertaining to this submarket. Most recently, Mr. Gessin successfully negotiated the largest office leases of the year in Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bushwick and Long Island City, bringing each individual asset to 100% occupancy. Mr. Gessin has also provided consulting and pre-acquisition due diligence services for more than $900 million worth of development, retail, industrial and office properties throughout boroughs on behalf of landlords and investors. One of the most active deal makers in the submarket, he currently represents more than 1 million square feet of office and industrial space.