Newmark Salt Lake City takes top honors
Salt Lake City — Newmark is pleased to announce the recent recognition of its Utah brokers.
CCIM Utah recognized five Newmark brokers in this year’s Excellence Awards event. Bryce Blanchard was named Investment Broker of the Year. Aaron Jones, Todd McLachlan, and Roman Bernardo were awarded Top Office Lease of the Year for successfully leasing 650 Main to Enerbank USA. And lastly, Eli Priest was chosen for Top Retail Sale of the Year for the successful sale of Jordan Square Shopping Center. Utah Chapter of CCIM honored more than 40 finalists in 15 award categories and recognized six new and redeveloped projects at its 2021 Excellence Awards event.
Additionally, Eli Priest was an awardee of Connect Media’s 2021 Next Generation Award for the Phoenix and Southwest Region. This award recognizes professionals, 35 years old or younger, who conquered the hurdles, excelled in business, and made an exceptional impact on their communities during tough times. Based in Salt Lake City, Eli is a Senior Managing Director and specializes in the leasing, acquisition, and disposition of industrial space, land, and investment properties throughout the Wasatch Front. His team has completed 213 transactions in the last 18 months, transacting on over 20.5 million square feet totaling roughly $663 million. Individually, Eli has brokered 45 transactions comprised of 1.75 million square feet in the last 18 months. He was also involved in six off-market investment transactions in 2020.
Nick Wood, Managing Director of Newmark’s Salt Lake City office shared, “Each awardee has excelled in their respective area of expertise and is stand-out, respected leaders in Utah’s commercial real estate landscape. We take pride in being part of an industry with so many talented professionals that play integral roles in bolstering the economy and community at large. A big congratulations to Bryce, Aaron, Todd, Roman, and Eli for these well-deserved recognitions. I am honored to work alongside these remarkable, high-achieving individuals.”