SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 14, 2018
Newmark Group, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
125 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 372-2000
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Departure of Directors Or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On November 16, 2018, Newmark Group, Inc. (Newmark or the Company) announced that it has established an Operating Committee consisting of five key senior managers and reporting to both Barry Gosin, Newmarks Chief Executive Officer and Jimmy Kuhn, President, Brokerage.
James R. Ficarro, the Companys Chief Operating Officer, resigned from the Company effective November 14, 2018. His responsibilities will be reassigned to the various members of the Operating Committee. No additional executive officers are being appointed at this time.
A copy of the press release announcing these changes is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.
Discussion of Forward-Looking Statements
Statements in this document regarding Newmark that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Except as required by law, Newmark undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see Newmarks Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors set forth in these filings and any updates to such risk factors contained in subsequent Forms 10-K, Forms 10-Q or Forms 8-K.
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
The exhibit index set forth below is incorporated by reference in response to this Item 9.01.
|99.1||Newmark Group, Inc. press release dated November 16, 2018|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Newmark Group, Inc.
|Date: November 16, 2018||
|/s/ Howard W. Lutnick|
|Name: Howard W. Lutnick|
NEWMARK GROUP ANNOUNCES OPERATING COMMITTEE AND
NEW YORK, NY November 16, 2018 Newmark Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMRK) (Newmark or the Company) today announced that it has established an Operating Committee consisting of key senior managers. The Operating Committee members are the following: Lou Alvarado, Chief Revenue Officer, Raj Bhatti, Chief Information Officer, Jeff Day, President, Head of Multifamily Capital Markets (Chair), Alison Lewis, Chief Administrative Officer, and Michael Rispoli, Chief Financial Officer. The Operating Committee will report to both Barry Gosin, Newmarks Chief Executive Officer, and Jimmy Kuhn, President, Brokerage.
Mr. Gosin remarked In anticipation of the completion of our spin off from BGC Partners, Inc. expected to occur on November 30, we have established this Operating Committee to leverage our strong leadership and work collaboratively across the firm to guide us to the next phase of our growth.
James R. Ficarro, Chief Operating Officer, resigned from the Company, effective November 14, 2018. His responsibilities will be reassigned to the various members of the Operating Committee.
About Newmark Group, Inc.
Newmark Group, Inc. (Newmark Group) is a publicly traded company that, through subsidiaries, operates as a full-service commercial real estate services business with a complete suite of services and products for both owners and occupiers across the entire commercial real estate industry. Under the Newmark Knight Frank name, the investor/owner services and products of Newmark Groups subsidiaries include capital markets (including investment sales), agency leasing, property management, valuation and advisory, diligence and underwriting. The companys subsidiaries also offer government sponsored enterprise lending, loan servicing, debt and structured finance, and loan sales. Newmark Groups occupier services and products include tenant representation, global corporate services, real estate management technology systems, workplace and occupancy strategy, consulting, project management, lease administration and facilities management. Newmark Group enhances these services and products through innovative real estate technology solutions and data analytics designed to enable its clients to increase their efficiency and profits by optimizing their real estate portfolio.
Newmark Group has relationships with many of the worlds largest commercial property owners, real estate developers and investors, as well as Fortune 500 and Forbes Global 2000 companies. Newmark Group, which is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol NMRK, is a publicly traded subsidiary of BGC. Newmark is a trademarks/service marks and/or registered trademarks/service marks of Newmark Group, Inc. and/or its affiliates. Knight Frank is a service mark of Knight Frank (Nominees) Limited. Find out more about Newmark at http://www.ngkf.com/, https://twitter.com/newmarkkf, https://www.linkedin.com/company/newmark-knight-frank/ , and/or http://ir.ngkf.com/investors/investors-home/default.aspx .
Discussion of Forward-Looking Statements about Newmark and BGC Partners
Statements in this document regarding Newmark and BGC that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Except as required by law, Newmark and BGC undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see Newmarks and BGCs Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors set forth in these filings and any updates to such risk factors contained in subsequent Forms 10-K, Forms 10-Q or Forms 8-K.
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