NKF Adds New NorCal Senior Managing Director

Robby Perrino will be leading an expanding team currently consisting of nine professionals in four Northern California offices including San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Sacramento.

Robby Perrino
Robby Perrino

Robby Perrino is NKF’s new senior managing director and market leader for the firm’s Valuation & Advisory Group practice in Northern California. In his new role, Perrino will be responsible for growing the company’s current client relationships, driving new business development and recruiting top valuation and consulting professionals. He will be leading an expanding team currently consisting of nine professionals in four Northern California offices including San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Sacramento.

With almost 30 years of experience in valuing and advising on institutional and corporate real estate throughout the U.S., Perrino has served as a fiduciary advisor providing strategic advice to corporations, institutional clients, developers and investors. Perrino previously served in a variety of management roles at Cushman & Wakefield’s Valuation & Advisory Services Group. Most recently, he was an executive managing director with regional responsibilities, focusing on everyday operations for the company’s NorCal offices (San Francisco, San Jose, Walnut Creek and Sacramento).

This was in addition to prior responsibility for leadership of the Pacific Northwest offices (Portland, Denver, Seattle and Salt Lake City) and Pacific Southwest offices (Phoenix and Las Vegas). Perrino also served as national director of corporate solutions, focusing on valuation and advisory opportunities with corporations and advisory firms.

Additionally, he was responsible for developing and managing institutional relationships in the Americas with public and private plan sponsors, investment managers, REITs and life insurance companies. Finally, Perrino also served as the firm’s national relationship manager and single point of contact for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, Deutsche Asset Management/RREEF and Stockbridge Real Estate Funds.

Just last week, Newmark Knight Frank hired a new market leader for its Phoenix office: Michael Garlick. He will take on the role of executive managing director, replacing Pete Bolton in overseeing office and brokerage operations, as well as growth initiatives in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

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