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Portfolio Strategy Lead
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About Newmark (Nasdaq: NMRK)

Newmark Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries (“Newmark”), is a world leader in commercial real estate services, with a comprehensive suite of investor/owner and occupier services and products. Our integrated platform seamlessly powers every phase of owning or occupying a property. Our services are tailored to every type of client, from owners to occupiers, investors to founders, growing startups to leading companies. Harnessing the power of data, technology, and industry expertise, we bring ingenuity to every exchange, and imagination to every space. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently owned offices, our 18,800 professionals operate from approximately 500 offices around the world, delivering a global perspective and a nimble approach. In 2019, Newmark generated revenues in excess of $2.2 billion. To learn more, visit nmrk.com or follow @newmark


Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently owned offices, our 18,000 experts operate from more than 480 offices around the world. Our long-standing alliance with Knight Frank gives us a global platform and international insight, effectively serving owners, investors, developers and financial institutions across six continents.


At Newmark advantage (our consulting platform), enhancing the human experience is a linchpin of optimizing financial and operational performance for our client’s businesses and institutions.   Understanding the where, how, why, and how long of their talent strategies is the function of our Newmark advantage platform. Acknowledged across the industry we are living in a digital world with increasing transparency and the growing influence of Millennials, employees expect a productive, engaging, enjoyable work experience. Our Global Workplace platform supports that type of experience, and inhabits the intersection of multiple value-added channels offered by Newmark advantage:  Strategic Advisory, Occupier Services and Brokerage.  

The embedded strategists primary function is to analyze every aspect of the portfolio and real estate operating model at every stage of real estate lifecycle in order to construct a comprehensive view of how our clients are managing their portfolio today and, where there are opportunities for multiple Newmark advantage services to add value (e.g. Location Strategy, Transaction Management, Lease Administration, Workplace Strategy, Project Management, and Technology).


  • Establish a standardized approach to strategizing the real estate portfolio by leveraging the Newmark HELiX platform. In doing so, implement a process for the portfolio data to be updated on a regular basis along with a comprehensive opportunity analysis and a refresh of the real estate portfolio strategy, both long- and short-term.
  • Identify Opportunities to improve real estate portfolio performance metrics by identifying assets which are currently not aligned with business goals, desired occupancy models, or are sub-optimized in at least one key area. Depending on the opportunity related to each asset, opportunities will be flagged for tactical and immediate real estate execution, or for additional strategic analysis and business case development.
  • Partner with global and regional leadership in order to align the real estate strategy – and the associated processes and playbooks to implement – with the strategic direction of the business.
  • Develop client relationships to earn status as a trusted advisor


  • Bachelor’s degree – preferably in Architecture, Design, Social Science or workplace strategy
  • Minimum 10 years related experience
  • Knowledge and extensive work experience in the field of workplace strategy
  • A history of exploring broad, undefined problem areas
  • Ability to think strategically, implement change, enforce policy and resolve conflict.
  • Strong client relationship and account management experience
  • Proven ability to masterfully present, effectively sell and negotiate the services of Newmark Knight Frank
  • Visibility in the field, including industry memberships, publications, and conference speaking experience
  • Understanding and knowledge of any necessary regulations, in which work is being performed, to ensure compliance
  • May perform other duties as assigned 

WORKING CONDITIONSNormal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements

NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Newmark is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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