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Richard Sung Joins NKF as Managing Director

NKF expanded its SoCal team with the addition of Richard Sung as Managing Director. The office leasing specialist joins from WindWater Real Estate and will be based in Irvine, where he’ll partner with Jay Nugent and George Thomson to further enhance the firm’s agency leasing platform in Orange County.

NKF’s Greg May says, “This expansion of talent and service is indicative of our region’s continued growth and commitment to attracting the market’s highest caliber professionals. As a leasing specialist with nearly 10 years of experience, Richard’s knowledge of the Orange County landscape affords him a client service perspective that will benefit both our team and our clients.”

Sung has completed more than 400 lease transactions valued in excess of $150 million and comprising nearly 2.8 million square feet. While at WindWater, he advised on the leasing of creative office buildings.

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