James Cassidy joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2016 as an executive managing director in the firm's Washington, D.C., office, where he specializes in capital markets transactions and co-heads the investment sales business. He brings to his position more than 18 years of commercial real estate experience, in both investment sales and leasing. During his career, he has participated in more than $27 billion worth of sales transactions. In 2012, he was named one of the "Top Forty Under Forty" real estate executives by Real Estate Forum, and in 2013, Commercial Property Executive singled him out as one of the industry's "Stars to Watch." He provides owners of institutional real estate with disposition services for office and multi-housing buildings and land as well as joint venture structuring, recapitalization and debt and equity placement.