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Newmark Taps Sara Payne as Market Co-Leader of Texas, Louisiana

Newmark has tapped Sara Payne as valuation & advisory (V&A) senior managing director and market co-leader of Texas and Louisiana. She will co-lead the market alongside Senior Managing Director David Thibodeaux, reporting to U.S. Valuation & Advisory Practice Leader Helene Jacobson.

Payne has more than 17 years of valuation experience and her expertise includes purchase price accounting in addition to valuation consulting and portfolio valuations. She has extensive experience in all core asset types, predominantly office properties and regional malls. Prior to her promotion, Payne served as senior vice president for the V&A practice.

“I am proud to lead this incredibly talented team with David,” said Payne. “Our technology platform has ignited a new level of efficiency and as it continues to advance, I look forward to the new milestones we will be able to achieve.”

Prior to joining Newmark in 2017, Payne served as vice president in the Houston office of JLL’s Valuation & Advisory group.


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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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