Kansas City, Missouri — Newmark Grubb Zimmer kicks off 2018 with the promotion of six key members of the firm’s brokerage team. “These promotions are a result of measured contributions to our firm, production levels, community involvement and industry leadership,” said Mark C. Long, SIOR, CCIM, LEED AP, Executive Managing Director, Principal with Newmark Grubb Zimmer.
Justin Beal has been promoted to Director – Retail Brokerage. Mr. Beal joined Newmark Grubb Zimmer in 2014 after a successful career as a business owner. With this promotion, Mr. Beal will lead the Newmark Grubb Zimmer retail brokerage department and continue his focus on landlord and tenant representation as well as site selection for the development and implementation of retail tenants’ expansion strategies.
John Hassler has been promoted to Managing Director. Mr. Hassler joined Newmark Grubb Zimmer in 2010. Mr. Hassler’s primary responsibilities will include advising clients in the acquisition and disposition of industrial properties as well as representing clients in the analysis and acquisition of investment transactions across all real estate product types.
John Hoefer has been promoted to Director. Mr. Hoefer joined Newmark Grubb Zimmer in 2015. John Hoefer will continue to focus his expertise on the sale and leasing of office properties as well as tenant representation in transactions of every property type throughout the metro area with a specialty in the Crossroads and Downtown submarkets.
Chris Robertson has been promoted to Director. Mr. Robertson joined Newmark Grubb Zimmer in 2014. Mr. Robertson will be responsible for the acquisition and disposition of investment properties for individual investors, regional investment groups and institutional clients.
Susan Smith has been promoted to Senior Managing Director, Principal – Office Brokerage. Ms. Smith joined Newmark Grubb Zimmer in 1991 and holds 25 years of experience in commercial real estate. Ms. Smith will lead the office brokerage team while specializing in landlord representation, asset management and receivership.
Nick Suarez has been promoted to Senior Managing Director, Principal. Mr. Suarez joined Newmark Grubb Zimmer in 2008. Mr. Suarez’s primary responsibilities will include office tenant and landlord representation.