David A. Falk
President New York Tri-State Region
Newmark Knight Frank
In April 2009, David Falk was selected President New York Tri-State Region of Newmark Knight Frank. Mr. Falk’s business is centered on both tenant and landlord representation in the acquisition and disposition of office space. Within the last two years, he has been involved in the leasing of more than 2.5 million square feet of space.
On the tenant side, Mr. Falk has represented Havas (420,000 square feet in 200 Hudson Square and 200 Madison Avenue), Major League Baseball Advanced Media (170,000 square feet at Chelsea Market), WebMD (160,000 square feet at 395 Hudson Street), Pace University (built-to-suit dormitories at 180 Broadway and 33 Beekman, as well as education and office needs in Manhattan totaling 550,000 square feet), Angelo Gordon (112,000 square feet at 245 Park Avenue), WebMD (160,000 square feet at 395 Hudson Street), Kate Spade (in three Manhattan locations totaling 290,000 square feet), and Cerberus Capital Management on various real estate requirements.
Mr. Falk and his team are the exclusive leasing agents for over 23 million square feet of an array of prestigious buildings, including Chelsea Market (1 million square feet), 1251 Avenue of the Americas (2.1 million square feet), 299 Park Avenue (1.8 million square feet), One Liberty Plaza (2.3 million square feet) and 1700 Broadway (590,000 square feet). As leasing agents, he and his team have recently been involved in a number of transformative transactions that have included such progressive companies as Google, Twitter and Samsung.
Mr. Falk was awarded membership to the prestigious 2008 – 2009 Class of David Rockefeller Fellows. He was also the winner of CoStar’s Power Broker Award 13 years in a row, from 2004 to 2017. Additionally, Mr. Falk was the winner of REBNY's 2007 Most Creative Retail Deal of the Year Award for Walgreen's 15-year net lease of One Times Square's retail and office space, comprising the entire 22-story, 117,000-square-foot building.
Mr. Falk graduated from New York University in 1982 and holds a bachelor of science degree in marketing.
He resides in Westchester with his wife and three daughters.