Greg May

Greg May

 EVP, REGIONAL MANAGING DIRECTOR NEWMARK, KNIGHT FRANK

WHY: Leads 11 Western offices of publicly traded brokerage, No. 3 CRE firm locally with $4.1B in work last year, up 6% year-over-year.

RECENT: Slow CRE dealmaking in 2019 prior to pandemic following “one of the longest recovery periods in history. There’s been a disconnect between the prices that sellers are expecting for their property, and what buyers are wanting to pay.” Firm has new local office at Von Karman Towers complex.

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QUOTABLE: “Industrial is the shining star in the Orange County market,” May said.

2020 HOBBY: “Backgammon! With the shutdown, our family spent a lot of time playing games!”