Welcome David Ruggiero Managing Director - to the Global Healthcare Services team


Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is pleased to announce the recent hiring of David Ruggiero as managing director of the Global Healthcare Services (GHS) team. Ruggiero will be based out of NKF’s Rutherford, New Jersey office, where he will work on strategic advisory, capital markets and asset and portfolio dispositions nationally. In his new position, he will help to drive and service NKF’s GHS initiatives by working with healthcare providers to develop comprehensive real estate strategies.

With Ruggiero comes his 20 years of experience in healthcare real estate. In his career thus far, he has participated in more than $8.5 billion of real estate transactions in the healthcare, office, retail and multihousing sectors.

“The addition of David will support the growth of the GHS platform across a multitude of healthcarerelated initiatives,” said Todd Perman, executive managing director of NKF’s GHS. “His diverse background will play a key role in anchoring the Northeast Healthcare market for our team and giving us a strong presence in New Jersey and New York City.”

“The healthcare market in New Jersey and the tristate area has been growing in recent years,” added David Simson, vice chairman of NKF’s New Jersey operations. “We look forward to better serving our existing and future clients with David’s added expertise.”

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