Executive Managing Director
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
18401 Von Karman Avenue,
Irvine, CA 92612
Years of Experience
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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 22,000,000 square feet and land sales/leases in excess of 1,100 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 $2.7 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.
♦ 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
♦ 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.
♦ 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