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CRE Awards 2019: Brokers of the Year


Newmark Knight Frank

Kevin Shannon joined Newmark Knight Frank in December of 2015 and serves as Co-head of US Capital Markets out of the firm’s El Segundo office. In his role, he leads a team of 21 professionals focused on the disposition and acquisition of investment properties on behalf of both domestic and offshore investors. In 2018, Shannon led the closing of a total of 112 transactions valued at $5.96 billion and totaling 21.43 million square feet. In Los Angeles County alone, Shannon and team took part in a total of $2 billion of debt and equity transactions in 2018, which consisted of 31 transactions totaling more than 8 million square feet. One of the most significant transactions for the LA market this year included the $196 million sale of 1000 Wilshire in downtown Los Angeles in March 2018. Over the past 23 years, Shannon has sold and marketed more than $60 billion of office, industrial, self-storage, retail, land and mixed-use assets. His experience includes 100% fee simple, partial interest recapitalizations and joint venture transactions.



For more than a decade, Brian Eisendrath, Vice Chairman at CBRE, has consistently set performance records very few real estate brokers in Los Angeles can claim. He sources aggressive capital for institutional and high-net-worth clients, including Oaktree, TruAmerica and Kennedy Wilson. Since 2007, Eisendrath and his team have closed more than $23.5 billion spanning more than 880 transactions. Eisendrath ranks as one of the top originators in the country and the #1 originator at CBRE Capital Markets, which has garnered him extensive industry recognition. Throughout 2018, he closed nearly 100 loan transactions totaling more than $3.5 billion in volume. This volume achievement in the past year made him the top commercial debt broker at CBRE in the Greater Los Angeles region and nationally. Some of his notable highlights in 2018 include a $470 million portfolio that consisted of eight properties and 3,600 units and a $385.72 million refinance that encompassed nine properties totaling 3,265 units. In the Greater Los Angeles area alone, he has closed in excess of $1.27 billion of loan volume in 2018.

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