Who We Are

Company

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level.

Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 16,000 professionals operate from approximately 430 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.

Our Mission

The Global Healthcare Services team provides clients with a single-source solution for every phase of acquiring, financing, developing and disposing healthcare real estate. Utilizing a consultative approach and leveraging our national resources and global reach, we assist hospitals, health systems, physician groups, investors and developers in effectively managing their healthcare real estate operations and portfolios, creating and executing long- and short-term strategic plans that deliver reduced occupancy costs, increased efficiency and utilization, and access to capital and, ultimately, maximizing value.

THE GLOBAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES TEAM IS ONE OF THE LARGEST AND MOST EXPERIENCED HEALTHCARE REAL ESTATE TEAMS IN THE COUNTRY.

GHS LEADERSHIP

TODD PERMAN, CCIM

VICE CHAIRMAN, GLOBAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES

29 years of healthcare experience, responsible for overseeing all healthcare real estate professionals within NKF. Specializes in creative solutions that help clients navigate the regulatory environment, reduce costs, increase revenue, and leverage capital. Deep understanding of asset monetization strategies and establishing systems and processes for analyzing complicated financial structures.

GHS TEAM

DANA HAMRIC

Senior Managing Director

19 years of experience in healthcare capital markets & real estate strategy

CHRIS GORDON

Senior Managing Director

19+ years of experience as a healthcare real estate consultant / advisor for large provider accounts

JAY MIELE

Senior Managing Director

20 years of experience specializing in capital strategies, asset monetizations, investments sales, and debt/equity placement for health systems, developers, and institutions

JOHN COBB

Managing Director

11+ years advising healthcare end users on real estate strategies

JOHN NERO

Managing Director

15 years of experience in healthcare real estate provider monetizations, asset sales, financings, and mergers and acquisitions transactions

CHRIS WITCHER, CCIM

Associate Director

7+ years guiding healthcare providers using real estate to help them achieve their strategic goals

BRYAN WALSH

Associate Director

8+ years of experience in healthcare capital markets & real estate strategy

JONATHAN KESLER

Associate

5+ years of healthcare capital markets experience, advising on healthcare monetization strategies

RICHARD GERAKITIS

Associate

10+ years of experience in healthcare policy / healthcare capital markets & real estate strategy, advising on over $200M+ in healthcare capital markets transactions since joining NKF

ERIC MURPHY

Managing Director

10+ years of experience in developing strategies to align occupiers’ real estate portfolio with short and long-term goals and objectives

MORRIAH MCPHIE

Business Operations Manager

18+ years of real estate experience including analyzing sales activities, revenues, expenses, and human resource management

MELISSA GLEESON

Marketing Manager

8 years of commercial real estate marketing  experience, currently responsible for executing healthcare real estate digital, print, event, and PR campaigns

JEREMY COPPELS

Transaction Manager

10 years of experience in implementing commercial real estate strategies, with a specialization in working with healthcare providers and their stakeholders across a broad range of healthcare transactions

VINCENT MUKES

Transaction Manager

11+ years of combined commercial real estate experience focusing in healthcare and real
estate strategy

JESSICA MOORE

Assistant Financial Analyst

12+ years of management experience & 4+ years healthcare industry experience

JOAN ARAZNY

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

20 years of experience in marketing, transaction services, and agency leasing, currently supporting the GHS team as an Administrative Assistant

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