Newmark announces that Garrick Brown has joined the firm as Managing Director of Western Region Research, as part of the National Research division, led by Co-head Senior Managing Directors Jonathan Mazur and Alexander (“Sandy”) Paul. Garrick will be based in the Bay Area and lead the region’s team of research professionals.
Garrick will guide regional research initiatives and focus on thought leadership production to elevate the firm’s robust, data-driven intelligence for markets and industry verticals spanning the commercial real estate spectrum. He will be responsible for overseeing the region’s delivery of analyses and forecasts, while serving alongside broker professionals to support real estate strategies with insights on leasing trends, capital markets and broader economic activity.
“More than ever before, Newmark’s clients are seeking not just the latest and most accurate data, but powerful research-driven insights that can help them navigate a return to the office, as well as other major market shifts,” said Mazur. “Garrick specializes in the kind of forward-looking analysis that underpins Newmark’s industry-leading research platform.”
“Garrick is a respected market strategist and analyst with extensive knowledge of commercial real estate and arrives with a proven track record of successfully leveraging data to assess emerging trends,” added Paul. “We are thrilled to add a Research professional of Garrick’s caliber to elevate the reach of our work throughout the Western Region.”
Garrick is an accomplished public and keynote speaker, having served groups such as the Appraisal Institute, BOMA, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Lambda Alpha International, NAIOP, the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), SIOR and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Garrick comes to Newmark from Cushman & Wakefield where he was Vice President, Retail Intelligence.
Newmark Research is highly regarded for its robust quarterly industry reports, market snapshots and in-depth white papers that provide fresh perspectives on trends and historical data. Recent reports include: Nooks, Balconies, and Beyond: Rethinking Multifamily Design Post-Pandemic; The Value of Sale-Leasebacks During a Market Downturn; and The Impact of Elections on U.S. Office and Multifamily Markets.
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