NKF Integrates ARA Newmark, Berkeley Point Capital into Unified Brand
New York-based NKF united its dedicated multifamily real estate services businesses under the Newmark Knight Frank brand. ARA, A Newmark Company and Berkeley Point Capital have combined to create one of the nation’s largest multifamily service platforms. Together, the two business lines completed $28 billion in transaction volume in 2017.
“By bringing these entities under the Newmark Knight Frank brand, we are further positioning our firm as a global real estate services leader,” said Barry Gosin, CEO of NKF. “We will now deliver our expansive resources under a unified brand with a shared voice and vision.”
Effectively immediately, ARA Newmark, Berkeley Point Capital, NKF Capital Markets and Newmark Cornish & Carey will be known as Newmark Knight Frank. It brings together service lines in capital markets, global corporate services, leasing and property and facilities management across all its multifamily, retail, office, industrial, hotel and healthcare product types.
Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services.
In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company.
In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix.
Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator.
Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements.
Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.
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