John F. Hassler Achieves SIOR Designation

NOVEMBER 28, 2018
John F. Hassler Achieves SIOR Designation

Kansas City, MO (November 2018) — John F. Hassler, SIOR of Newmark Grubb Zimmer has achieved the SIOR industrial designation awarded by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®. SIOR is a Washington, DC-based international professional organization of more than 3,000 commercial real estate professionals, 2,800 of whom have earned the coveted SIOR designation.

To achieve the SIOR designation, Hassler, SIOR completed at least five years of creditable experience in the highly specialized field of industrial real estate; met stringent education requirements; and demonstrated professional ability, competency, ethical conduct, and personal integrity.

Individuals who hold the SIOR designation are top producers in the commercial real estate field and are represented in more than 630 cities in 29 countries around the world. SIOR enforces a strict code of ethics and required designees to complete its ethics course within their first three years of membership.

After entering the business in 2010 Mr. Hassler has been a consistent top producer within Newmark Grubb Zimmer’s industrial brokerage group. Mr. Hassler was awarded the 2014 Kansas City Association of Realtors Home Run Award, the 2017 Costar Top Sales Power Broker Award and has been named a Heavy Hitter in Commercial Real Estate by the Kansas City Business Journal in 2017 and 2018. Mr. Hassler has been published or quoted in numerous industry publications such as Globe Street, Midwest Real Estate News, the Kansas City Business Journal, Ingram’s Magazine and the SIOR Professional Report.

“Earning the SIOR designation is very meaningful in that it will provide me with ongoing access to best-in-class education and networking resources which will allow for the continued improvement of service we provide to our clients,” said John F. Hassler.

About the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR)

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR) is a global professional organization that certifies commercial real estate service providers with the exclusive SIOR designation. Individuals who earn their SIOR designation adhere to the highest levels of accountability and ethical standards. Only the industry’s top professionals qualify for the SIOR. Today, there are 3,000 SIOR members in 630 cities in 29 countries.

About Newmark Grubb Zimmer

Newmark Grubb Zimmer (www.NGZimmer.com) is a full-service commercial real estate company providing a range of services including sales and leasing, investment sales, property and facilities management, global corporate services, owner’s representative services for public and private development projects, and public-sector consulting. Its staff boasts an array of experience in design, construction, valuation, finance and legal matters.

Regularly recognized as one of the top brokerage firms in the region, Newmark Grubb Zimmer manages more than 10.4 million square feet of office, medical, industrial and retail property, and serves as corporate real estate advisor for an assortment of local, regional, national and international companies.

About Newmark Knight Frank

Newmark Knight Frank ("NKF"), operated by Newmark Group, Inc. ("Newmark"), is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Newmark has over 4,600 employees in over 120 offices. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 15,000 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents. With roots dating back to 1929, NKF's strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. We offer a complete suite of services and products for both owners and occupiers across the entire commercial real estate industry.

Our investor/owner services and products include investment sales, agency leasing, property management, valuation and advisory, diligence, underwriting and, under trademarks and names like Berkeley Point and NKF Capital Markets, government sponsored enterprise lending, loan servicing, debt and structured finance and loan sales. Our occupier services and products include tenant representation, real estate management technology systems, workplace and occupancy strategy, global corporate services consulting, project management, lease administration and facilities management. We enhance these services and products through innovative real estate technology solutions and data analytics designed to enable our clients to increase their efficiency and profits by optimizing their real estate portfolio. We have relationships with many of the world's largest commercial property owners, real estate developers and investors, as well as Fortune 500 and Forbes Global 2000 companies. For further information, visit www.ngkf.com.

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