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Newmark Hires Exec Team to Lead Knotel Business

Newmark Group has hired Michael Gross, Eric Gross and Yoav Gery as the executive team to lead the company’s new Knotel flex space and hospitality business. Newmark expects to close on the acquisition of the business of Downtown Manhattan-based Knotel.  shortly.

Michael Gross will serve as CEO, and Eric Gross and Yoav Gery as xo-presidents of the new business to drive the growth strategy and meet increased market demand, both domestically and globally. The experience of this team provides expertise in both flex space and hospitality.

“Our acquisition of Knotel’s business was driven by the significant role that flexible office solutions will play in the future of the workplace,” said Newmark CEO Barry Gosin. “Bringing on an experienced executive team that has a clear vision for this vertical, combined with Newmark’s market-leading platform, further positions us as a preeminent global provider of workplace solutions to fit virtually any need.”


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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