2022 Annual Top Broker Awards
Chicago & Midwest
George Skaff and Matt Newcomer
Brokered 19-property, 2,500-unit portfolio in Ohio
Handled 263-unit asset that sold for one of the highest per-unit prices in Kentucky
George Skaff and Matt Newcomer are responsible for Newmark’s Ohio and Kentucky multifamily sales. Collectively, they completed 55 transactions totaling over $2.1 billion in sales volume in 2021. George and Matt have unparalleled national reach and have brought billions of new capital to their markets over the past 5 years.
George, who is based in Columbus, OH, achieved 89% market share in the greater Columbus market, having completed $1.7 billion of sales in the region.
The team’s most notable transaction of 2021 was a 19-asset, 2,500+-unit portfolio in Ohio. In addition, the pair sold many new vintage trophy assets in prime urban markets, including a 263-unit property that sold for one of the highest per-unit prices in Kentucky’s history.
The majority of the team’s transactions were class A or B product in highly desirable locations and 88% were purchased by buyers who were headquartered outside of Ohio or Kentucky.