Mark Long

Newmark Group Inc.

Vice Chairman

Job Functions: Capital Markets


Mark Long serves as president and chief executive officer with Newmark Zimmer, where he is responsible for the leadership of one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the Midwest. He was recognized by Kansas City Business Journal as one of the top CEOs to watch in the U.S. He maintains his brokerage practice as one of the region's most active real estate professionals. Mark has been involved in more than 1,100 transactions representing more than 15 million square feet of industrial, medical, office and retail space. He joined Newmark Zimmer upon graduating with honors from Rockhurst University in 1995.


Notable Projects:

• Represented Space Center Kansas City, Inc., in the leasing of a 5 million SF underground development

• Represented CenterPoint Properties, Inc., in the leasing of over 1 million SF and 375 acres at CenterPoint Intermodal Center in Kansas City

• Represent Geodis in more than 2.5 million SF of industrial leases throughout Midwest

• Represented Crown Center and Hallmark Cards in various projects, including more than 500,000 SF of office leases and over 1 million SF of industrial leases.

• Represented Gramercy Property Trust in the lease of 1,107,000 SF industrial building

• Represented buyer in purchase of 23-building, 721,883 SF Lenexa Industrial Park valued at over $30 million

• Represent International Paper with regional real estate activities, including over 600,000 SF of transactions

• Represented Brennan Investment Group in the sale of 560,000 SF industrial portfolio

• Represented B.H. Properties in a 517,000 SF building lease to Comprehensive Logistics

• Represented in the leasing of a 513,000 SF industrial building

• Represented Niagara Water in site selection for 430,000 SF bottling plant

• Represented Botts Road Investors in industrial property investment sale of fully leased 500,000 SF building in south Kansas City, Missouri

• Represented FedEx in the lease of 238,000 SF, 335-doors, 126 acres in Edwardsville, KS

• Represented Winco Fireworks in 125,000 SF distribution center

• Represented Landlord in a 62,000 SF Class A office lease to PGI

• Represent Bank of Labor in regional real estate activities, including acquisition of bank and subsidiary properties

• Represented JE Dunn Construction (8th largest general contractor in the U.S.) for 15 years and over 100 transactions throughout U.S.

• Handled sale of property valued at over $20 million, acquired by University of Kansas Hospital for cancer center

• Represented Lee's Summit R-VII School District in various site acquisitions

• Represent Truman Medical Center in multiple commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions throughout metropolitan Kansas City area

• Represented 1A Auto, Inc. in the acquisition of a 347,689 SF industrial facility


Partial Client List:

• Artemis Real Estate Partners

• Bank of Labor

• Brennan Investment Group

• CenterPoint Properties Trust

• Flint Development

• Geodis

• Gramercy Property Trust

• International Paper

• Lee's Summit R-VII School District

• Metro Park Warehouse

• Odyssey Real Estate Capital

• Port KC

• Sealy

• Truman Medical Center

• The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas

• University of Kansas


Professional Achievements:

• KC's Heavy Hitters in Commercial Real Estate, Kansas City Business Journal, 2019

• CoStar Power Broker, Top Industrial Broker, Kansas City 2012, 2018 and 2019

• 2017 Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame, Midwest Real Estate News, 2017

• Broker of the Year, Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR), 2016

• Home Run Award, KCRAR, 2010, 2012 and 2014

• Realtor of the Year, KCRAR, 2012

• 40 Under 40, Real Estate Forum, 2012

• Kansas City's 40 Under Forty, Ingram's Magazine, 2005

• Salesperson of the Year, KCRAR, 2000

• Top Producer, Newmark Grubb Zimmer


Professional Affiliations:

• Board of directors, SIOR International

• Member, Civic Council of Greater Kansas City

• Regional director and former chapter president, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)

• Executive committee, board of directors and past president, Grandview Area Economic Development Council

• Board of directors and executive team, Kansas City SmartPort

• Board of directors and past president, Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR); board of directors, Commercial Division

• Board of directors and past president, Rockhurst College Alumni Association

• Board of directors, South Kansas City Chamber

• Member, The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE)

• Kansas City Tomorrow Graduate, Civic Council of Kansas City

• Centurions Leadership Development Program Graduate, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

• CRE designation, The Counselors of Real Estate

• Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), CCIM Institute

• Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional, U.S. Green Building Council

• Licensed real estate broker, states of Kansas and Missouri



Mark holds a degree in business administration and marketing from Rockhurst University.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type