Seattle, WA (July 24, 2018) — Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is pleased to announce the addition of Debbie Bodus to its Seattle office as director of management services. Bodus, an 18-year veteran of commercial real estate and asset service delivery in the Seattle market, brings a successful track record of generating and maintaining maximum profitability, with a strong emphasis on the integration of a variety of service lines for new business development and market share growth. With extensive experience in operations and transition, she will ensure that the NKF management team is aligned with the business strategies and principals of its clients.
“The NKF Seattle office is a perfect fit for my work to date, where I can leverage my expansive commercial real estate experience with NKF’s global platform to provide clients with an innovative and collaborative approach to meet and exceed their real estate objectives,” said Bodus.
As director of management services, Bodus is now responsible for oversight of NKF’s Washington property management portfolio. In this role she will implement best practices, policies and procedures to maximize the value of clients’ real estate assets, as well as provide expert knowledge in management and operations, including expense reduction, strategic and forward-thinking solutions for property operations and staffing. She will also be responsible for business development of property management to maximize the growth and profitability for the region.
NKF Regional Director Kim Hood said, “Our Seattle office leadership was integral in recruiting Debbie, demonstrating a shared strategy and goal for continued collaboration in providing our clients with a full-service platform in the Seattle market. The synergy already created is our firm’s differentiator and I am very proud of this unified team.”
Prior to joining NKF, Bodus spent more than 10 years with CBRE providing commercial real estate operations oversight for large financial asset management clients and technology services clients, where she was responsible for ensuring the realization of the client’s strategic vision by developing strong teams, delivering superior customer service and operational consistencies on over 30 million square feet in 18 markets.
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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