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Newmark Group hires Richard Bertasi as CEO of Global Corporate Services

Christian Fernsby |
New York, N.Y., USA - Newmark Group, a commercial real estate services company, announced the hiring of Richard Bertasi as chief executive officer of its Global Corporate Services ("GCS") business.

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Mr. Bertasi, with more than 25 years of experience as a senior executive for real estate and investment companies across the globe, will head the GCS business as it seeks to expand both domestically and internationally.

Prior to joining Newmark, Mr. Bertasi served as Head of Real Estate & Facilities for Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund, where he oversaw the fund's investments across a wide range of corporate real estate assets, including office, data centers, hospitality and entertainment venues.

Prior to that role, Mr. Bertasi spent ten years working in Europe, including five years overseeing global corporate real estate for Deutsche Bank, a portfolio spanning more than 4,200 global locations.

He has also served in management roles at nascent corporate real estate services business United Systems Integrators (USI) – which included time as founder and CEO of its property administration/management software product Sequentra, and as a partner at the commercial real estate developer and investor, Trammel Crow.