Andrew J. Sandquist is Vice Chairman with the Corporate Capital Markets group of Newmark Knight Frank (NKF). The Corporate Capital Markets group provides NKF M&A private equity sponsors and corporate occupier clients with strategic solutions to their real estate capital concerns. As a recognized global leader in the real estate investment community, NKF professionals apply creative advisory, transaction management, deal structuring and marketing expertise to deliver exceptional capital solutions for their private, corporate and institutional clientele. Institutional clients—including investment banks, major law firms, insurance companies, media companies and major private equity firms—have access to comprehensive capital markets solutions globally.
Mr. Sandquist has more than 28 years of experience advising occupiers and owners of net leased properties in structured finance and commercial real estate and focuses on counseling clients regarding customized real estate monetization strategies. Mr. Sandquist utilizes his commercial banking and investment banking background to creatively structure, negotiate, price and finance leveraged real estate transactions. Mr. Sandquist has closed recent transactions representing over 104 million square feet and $7 billion in value across North America, Europe and Asia. Primary clients include M&A private equity sponsors and corporate occupiers.
Prior to joining NKF, Mr. Sandquist served as Executive Vice President of CBRE’s Corporate Capital Markets Group and played an integral role in both the Capital Markets and Global Corporate Services groups providing capital markets advisory and execution expertise for planned and existing assets on behalf of M&A private equity sponsors, corporate users, developers and owners.
B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Iowa
M.B.A. in Finance from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management