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Newmark Promotes Frisoli and McDonald to Vice Chairmen in Boston

Newmark has announced the promotion of Mike Frisoli and J.R. McDonald of the firm’s Boston office to Vice Chairmen. Partners with 50 years of combined career experience, Frisoli and McDonald specialize in the service of both landlord and tenant clients in Greater Boston and throughout all national and global markets.

The duo joined Newmark’s Boston office in 2015 as executive managing directors and executed deals in 2020 with a total transaction value in excess of $3 billion. The pair completed a number of transactions in 2020, including representing CarGurus in its 225,000-sqaure foot office new construction lease in downtown Boston as well as a 300,000-square-foot office lease in Waltham.

“Through such an unprecedented year, Mike and J.R. completed many complex lease and sale assignments in the office, life sciences and industrial markets throughout Greater Boston and beyond,” said Luis Alvarado, Chief Revenue Officer and East Region Market Leader at Newmark.

Pictured above: Mike Frisoli (left) and J.R. McDonald (right)

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David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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