NEW YORK, March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — NKF Capital Markets, a leading global commercial real estate advisor, today announced that Anthony Orso will join as President of Capital Markets Strategies, effective immediately.
“We are delighted that NKF Capital Markets has brought on board a professional of Anthony’s caliber. With his depth of experience in the commercial debt market, Anthony will bring an additional dimension to our already substantial mortgage brokerage and lending activities,” said Mr. Barry Gosin, Chief Executive Officer. “This appointment demonstrates that we are making a significant commitment to growing our multi-family sales and related debt businesses.”
Mr. Orso will support the integration of Berkeley Point Capital with ARA, two companies recently acquired by NKF Capital Markets, an affiliate of the Newmark Group, Inc. In that capacity, he will work closely with Jeff Day, CEO of Berkeley Point Capital and Blake Okland, Vice Chairman and Head of U.S. Multifamily. In addition, with NKF Capital Markets’ investment in CCRE, Anthony will act as its liaison with Cantor Fitzgerald’s CMBS business, as well as advise the Company on its strategic approach to its third-party debt business.
Mr. Orso was the Co-Founder and CEO of CCRE, which he built into a fully integrated commercial real estate debt platform. Over the course of his career, he has completed more than $250 billion in real estate financings.
About NKF Capital Markets
NKF Capital Markets, is owned by Newmark Group, Inc., one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Newmark Group, Inc., London-based partner Knight Frank, and independently-owned offices, together have 15,000 professionals and operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents. With roots dating back to 1929, Newmark Group, Inc.’s strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate.
NKF Capital Markets provides access to a wide range of services, including asset sales, sale leasebacks, mortgage and entity-level financing, equity raising, underwriting and due diligence. The transactions we broker involve vacant land, new real estate developments and existing buildings. We specialize in arranging financing for most types of value-added commercial real estate, including land, condominium conversions, subdivisions, office, retail, industrial, multifamily, student housing, hotels, data center, healthcare, self-storage and special use. For further information, visit www.ngkf.com/capitalmarkets.
Newmark Group, Inc., which is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “NMRK”, is a publicly traded subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc. (“BGC”), a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. BGC’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “BGCP”. BGC also has an outstanding bond issuance of Senior Notes due June 15, 2042, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “BGCA”.
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