Richard Knutson

Newmark Group Inc.

Senior Managing Director

Job Functions: Capital Markets


Richard Knutson is a senior managing director with Newmark's Oakland office, serving professional and institutional apartment investors in the San Francisco Bay Area. Richard has successfully closed a broad array of transactions, including over 260 sales involving over 17,000 housing units and transaction volume in excess of $2.3 billion. Prior to joining Newmark, Richard co-founded Premier Apartment Advisors, formerly the East Bay office of Moison Investment Company. Richard began his real estate career in 1982 as an apartment investment specialist with the Oakland office of CBRE, where he earned the Top Rookie and Top Five Producer honors during his 15-year tenure. Richard earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University, where his concentrations of study were real estate and finance.

Areas of Interest

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