Simon O’Reilly joined Newmark in 2019 as Head of EMEA, Global Corporate Services. He brings over 40 years of global experience as an established international corporate real estate advisor on both the service provider and client sides of the industry. Simon is an ambitious, focused, and commercially minded senior real estate professional with proven business judgement, strong strategic capability, leadership and general management experience. He has a track record of managing people and budgets within multinational companies.
Simon is driven by challenges and possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills which provide the ability to operate effectively at all levels. He has spent his career advising businesses on real estate and facilities, business transformation, location analysis and organizational structures, while navigating business impacts of geo-political shifts and the ever-changing global enterprise climate.
Prior to Newmark, Simon was Business Operations Director, EMEA, at Unisys, responsible for their real estate and facilities. While in this role, he oversaw a consolidation of the portfolio, created a serviced office environment for four business divisions, and delivered $8M in savings to Unisys. Prior to Unisys, Simon was at Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) for 19 years, most recently as an International Partner in their Global Occupier Services division in EMEA. Prior roles include Head of Account Management and, latterly, Head of Enterprise Solutions Team, where he was directly responsible for winning and managing many of their key clients.
Partial Client List
- Member of CoreNet Global and was a Global Board Director 2002 - 2006
- Member IAMC and on the EMEA committee
Simon is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors – FRICS.
Areas of Specialty
- Account Management
- Transaction Management
- Strategic Consulting
- Business Transformation
- Facilities Management