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Steve Sprenger

Randy Lockhart

Chris Beck

Troy Williams

Rick Sheckter

Professional Background

Steve is in his 25th year of commercial real estate brokerage service all with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (formerly Grubb & Ellis Company). He specializes in the leasing and sales of industrial facilities and land. His marketing focus is throughout Southern California specializing in Land/Development, Third Party Logistics, Distribution, Trucking and Investments.


Throughout his career, Steve has concentrated on Landlord/Owner and Tenant/Buyer representation. To date he has consummated building transactions representing over 23,000,000 square feet and land sales/leases in excess of 1,900 acres. Steve has also been involved in several cross dock/truck terminal developments and has leased and sold over 100 such facilities equaling $600M in value. Collectively, this represents over $3.8 billion in deal volume. He has an extensive client base from small businesses, regional companies and national corporations.


His listings include land, transportation related facilities (trailer yards/cross docks), manufacturing/distribution warehouses, and development projects. Steve was in the trucking industry for fifteen years before joining Grubb & Ellis. His background has proven to be very effective, not only with business development, but as a real estate consultant to Developers, third party logistics providers and trucking companies as well.

Career Highlights:

Negotiated a 20 year rooftop solar lease valued at $12,200,000 on behalf of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.
Consummated the largest industrial lease in the United States during 2007. Steve represented a 27 acre development deal in Paramount, which transpired into a 551,897 square foot 30-year Lease valued at $207 Million.
Facilitated a ten (10) year lease of a 551,987 square foot distribution warehouse in Chino.
Had the largest listing and sale of a 420,000 square foot distribution warehouse in the Mid-Cities/North Orange County area during 2000.
Annual Top 5 Producer in Anaheim/Newport Beach Office since 1998
Annual Circle of Excellence Award Winner
Annual Top Producer Industrial Division Nationally
Annual Top Broker Nationally

Logistics Background:

Five (5) years as partner of a trucking and warehousing operation in the City of Commerce, California. Prior to that, Steve worked as a youngster in his father’s trucking and warehousing business in Los Angeles. He also drove big rigs for 15 years and retains a Class A Commercial Driver’s License to this day.
Ten (10) years employed with Viking Freight System (now known as FedEx Freight), a national LTL trucking company. Managed all facets of operations and was a public relations speaker for Viking in conjunction with the American Trucking Association.

 

Business Affiliations:

Active Member American Industrial Real Estate Association
Allied Member California Trucking Association and Harbor Trucking Association
Southern California Industrial Advisory Board
President's Council Member

Steve Sprenger
Executive Managing Director
Global Logistics

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
18401 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 150
Irvine, CA 92612
T 714.692.0591
ssprenger@ngkf.com

Years of Experience
25 years Download Steve's Resume

Professional Background

Randy has over 30 years of real estate experience, specializing in the sale and leasing of industrial buildings and land in the Inland Empire. His background includes new development projects, industrial building sales and leasing, investment sales, land sales, build-to-suit negotiations and industrial building site acquisitions and dispositions. Randy has consistently been a top producing salesperson in the company since 1996.

Throughout his career, Randy has represented tenants/buyers and landlords/sellers in over $1.5 billion in total consideration and over 13 million square feet of buildings and over 300 acres of land.

In 2009, Randy was promoted to the exclusive title of Executive Vice President, held by only three percent of brokers in the Company nationwide. Randy and his wife have three children and reside in the Inland Empire.

Career Highlights:

#1 Overall Salesperson – Ontario Office 2016 - 2017
#1 Overall Salesperson – Ontario Office & #2 Industrial Salesperson – Nationwide - 2015
CoStar Power Broker - 2014-2015
#1 Overall Salesperson – Ontario Office & #2 Industrial Salesperson – Nationwide - 2014
#1 Overall Salesperson – Ontario Office - 2013
#1 Overall Salesperson – Southern California & #1 Overall Salesperson – Ontario Office 2011
Top 5 Overall Producer – Ontario Office 2010
Promoted to Executive Vice President Top Five Overall Producer – Ontario Office 2009
#1 Overall Salesperson – Ontario Office 2008
#1 Overall Salesperson – Ontario Office& #2 Industrial Salesperson – Nationwide 2007
#1 Overall Salesperson – Ontario Office & #2 Industrial Salesperson – Nationwide & #11 Overall Salesperson – Nationwide 2006
#1 Overall Salesperson – Ontario Office 2005
#1 Overall Salesperson – Ontario Office 2004
#2 Overall Salesperson – Ontario Office 2003
#1 Overall Salesperson – Ontario Office 2002
Top Ten Overall Producer

 

Education
California State University Fullerton
Bachelor of Science Degree, Finance, Graduated 1986


Logistics Background:
An active industry leader, Mr. Lockhart's extensive roster of memberships include:

State of California, Department of Real Estate, Salesperson's License
American Industrial Real Estate Association (AIR), Active Member
National Association of Industrial & Office Professionals, (NAIOP), Active Member
Multiple Regional Multiple Listing Service (MRMLS), Active Member

Randy Lockhart
Executive Managing Director
Global Logistics

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
3281 E. Guasti Road, Suite 600
Ontario, CA 91761
T 949.605.1100
F 949.390.8645
rlockhart@ngkf.com

Areas of Specialization
· New Development Projects
· Industrial Buildings Sale &
  Leasing
· Investment Sales
· Land Sales
· Build to Suit Negotiations
· Industrial Buildings Site
  Acquisition & Disposition

Years of Experience
30 years

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Career Summary

Mr. Beck is a Senior Managing Director in the Downtown Los Angeles office of Newmark Knight Frank. He has participated in over $995 Million of commercial property transactions, specializing in both the sale and leasing of buildings and land, with an emphasis in Landlord/Tenant/Buyer/Investor/Seller Representation. Mr. Beck is a consistent Top 5 performer in the Downtown Los Angeles office and has received National Circle of Excellence awards every year from 2008-2017.


In addition to some of the largest public and private companies in the world, Mr. Beck has also represented several government agencies. He has been instrumental in helping both large and small corporations increase their bottom line through their real estate while maintaining a unique multi-disciplinary perspective for his clients. His vast experience and highly consistent performance in terms of yearly completed transactions gives both landlords/ sellers and tenants/buyers/investors an unparalleled market perspective.


Professional Recognitions
National Circle of Excellence Award (2008-2017)
Top (5) Performer, Downtown Los Angeles Office (2008-2017)
Top (10) Performer, Los Angeles Metro Region (2008-2017)

 

Education
Bachelor's Degree, Whittier College



Christopher Beck
Senior Managing Director

Newmark of Southern California,
Inc. dba Newmark Knight Frank
700 South Flower Street #2500
Los Angeles, CA 90017
T 213.596.2225
F 213.488.0819
cbeck@ngkf.com
CA RE License #01407175

Years of Experience
Over 17 years

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Career Summary

Mr. Williams specializes in assisting industrial property owners and corporations with transaction management. His area of concentration is the North Orange County market. Mr. Williams has extensive experience in consolidation analyses, disposition and acquisition strategies, transaction process improvement, sale-leaseback analyses, lease vs. purchase analyses and strategic portfolio planning.

Mr. Williams is a Senior Managing Director specializing in industrial properties. He has twenty-four (24) years of experience working with Grubb & Ellis Company and Newmark Knight Frank.

Mr. Williams holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate from California State University, Fullerton.

Prior to joining Grubb & Ellis, Mr. Williams spent two (2) years working at a Southern California based real estate investment company. He was involved in analyzing potential acquisitions and assisted in the acquisition of over fifty (50) properties. In 1994, Mr. Williams joined Grubb & Ellis Company teaming up with the top broker in the Anaheim office of Grubb & Ellis. In January 1998, Mr. Williams achieved Senior Associate status and in December 2001, he achieved Senior Vice President status. Mr. Williams has been involved in over 600 transactions representing Fortune 500 Companies, regional and local corporations, national real estate companies, family trusts, lenders and developers. Mr. Williams is consistently a top producer for Newmark Knight Frank and has qualified multiple times for the firm’s Circle of Excellence. He is married and lives in Lemon Heights, CA.



Troy L. Williams
Senior Managing Director

Newmark Knight Frank
4675 MacArthus Court
Suite 1600
Newport Beach, CA 92660
T 949.608.2072
F 949.608.2003
twilliams@ngkf.com

Years of Experience
Over 24 years

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Career Summary

Rick Sheckter serves as an executive managing director in Newmark Knight Frank’s San Gabriel Valley office, where he is responsible for advising buyers, sellers, tenants, landlords, investors and developers in the industrial, office, and high tech marketplace in the San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire. Mr. Sheckter also specializes in representing corporations with their facilities’ needs on a multi-market bases throughout the United States.


In the past 32 years, Mr. Sheckter has successfully completed over 1,100 transactions for more than 10 million square feet of industrial space with a combined value in excess of $2 billion dollars. Mr. Sheckter’s financial background and years of market knowledge have provided for quality representation to such clients as Argent, LLC, Arrowhead Drinking Water Company, Caremark International, the City of Duarte, COIT Services, Inc., Descansando Partners, Edison Enterprises, First Industrial Trust, Graybar Electric Company, RREEF, San Polo Development Corporation, Sunbelt Enterprises, Verizon Wireless and WF Construction.

Awards:

Chairman’s Club - 2015
Top Five Industrial Performers Nationwide, NGKF, 2014, 2015
Top 50 Performers Nationwide, NGKF, 2001 – 2015
Top 10 Performer, Los Angeles Metro Region, NGKF, 1997 – 2017
Top Salesperson, San Gabriel Valley Office, NGKF, 1995, 1999, 2001 – 2017
Circle of Excellence Award, NGKF, 1995, 1996, 1998 – 2017
2008 The Spirit of Grubb & Ellis Award
2005 CoStar "Broker of the Year"
2003-05 San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership "Broker of the Year"
1999 Top Salesperson, San Gabriel Valley Office
1996 Recipient of Circle of Excellence Award
1995 Top Salesperson, San Gabriel Valley Office
1995 Recipient of Circle of Excellence Award
1989 District Manager's Award – Los Angeles/San Gabriel Valley Office
1988 Manager's Award – San Gabriel Valley Office
1986 Rookie of the Year Award

 

Education:

Mr. Sheckter graduated from San Diego State University, San Diego, California with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.

Professional Affiliations:

State of California, Dept. of Real Estate, Broker's License
San Gabriel Valley Economic Council, Board Member
American Industrial Real Estate Association, Active Member
Kiwanis Club of South El Monte, Past President
City of Azusa Real Estate Advisory Council, Board Member
Chinese American Real Estate Professional Association, Active Member Grubb & Ellis President's Council Member

 



Rick Shekter
Executive Managing Director

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
13191 Crossroads Pkwy. N
Suite 555
City of Industry, CA 91746
T 562.364.2015
F 562.695.0980
rshekter@ngkf.com

Years of Experience
32 years

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