Santa Clara, Calif. — Commercial real estate agent Chris Brown has joined Newmark Cornish & Carey as a senior managing director. Specializing in tenant and corporate representation of technology and life science firms, Mr. Brown provides strategic planning, financial analysis, leasing, acquisition, disposition and advisory services as well as portfolio and transaction management in multiple markets. Mr. Brown built much of his brokerage career with Cresa in San Jose.
“I look forward to growing my business with Newmark Cornish & Carey,” said Mr. Brown. “I am passionate about representing and defending tenants across the nation, and Newmark Cornish & Carey’s depth of services and extensive global reach provide a powerful platform from which I can best serve my clients.”
Completing more than one million square feet of transactions in the past two years, Mr. Brown’s clients include Motorola Mobility, ARRIS (NASDAQ: ARRS), Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), Employment & Community Options, Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), Levin Simes, LLP and SumTotal Systems, LLC. Mr. Brown has placed clients in three headquarters buildings in the past two years.
Mr. Brown earned his B.A. at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
About Newmark Cornish & Carey
A dominant regional real estate force since 1935, Newmark Cornish & Carey has an expansive reach as part of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Regionally, Newmark Cornish & Carey has more than 280 agents in 13 strategically located offices throughout Northern California, creating a powerful platform from which to deliver superior services locally, while upholding its core values of integrity and knowledge. For further information, visitwww.newmarkccarey.com.
About Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NGKF’s 12,000 professionals operate from more than 330 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.
With roots dating back to 1929, NGKF’s strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. NGKF’s full-service platform comprises BGC’s real estate services segment, offering commercial real estate tenants, landlords, investors and developers a wide range of services including leasing; capital markets services, including investment sales, debt placement, appraisal, and valuation services; commercial mortgage brokerage services; as well as corporate advisory services, consulting, project and development management, and property and corporate facilities management services. For further information, visit www.ngkf.com.
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