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Steve Siegel


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Phone:  614-883-1048

Fax:  614-221-9162

150 E. Broad Street
Suite 500
Columbus, OH 43215

Steve Siegel is a managing director with the retail services team at Newmark Knight Frank's Columbus, Ohio, office. Mr. Siegel brings to his position 20 years of professional experience in real estate including tenant representation, leasing and development.

Since 2000, Mr. Siegel has been responsible for leasing the office's shopping center portfolio and for representing the firm's retail tenants. He has completed leases with several national retailers including Babies R Us, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Kohl's, Michael's Crafts, Office Depot, PetSmart, Staples and TJ Maxx.

In addition, Mr. Siegel is currently responsible for the retail/restaurant leasing within the Grandview Yard mixed-use development located in Grandview Heights/Columbus and the Arena District mixed-use project located in downtown Columbus, both under development/ownership by Nationwide Realty Investors.

Mr. Siegel's professional experience also includes a position as a retail specialist responsible for leasing big box and grocery-anchored shopping centers. His responsibilities also included retail/restaurant leasing in the 1.3 million-square-foot Arena District Development in Columbus. He completed leases with BD's Mongolian BBQ, Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Gordon Biersch Brewery, Jimmy John's, Rodizio Grill, Starbucks and Ted's Montana Grill. Mr. Siegel has also completed many outlot purchase/lease transactions with regional and national outlot users including Chick-Fil-A, Chase Bank, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, O'Charley's and Red Robin.

Mr. Siegel began his real estate career in 1990 with Equis Corporation, representing tenants exclusively in the metro Chicago area. In 1992, Mr. Siegel transferred to Equis' office in Los Angeles, where he represented Chicago Title Insurance Company on an exclusive basis throughout California on new lease transactions and renewal negotiations.

A member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Mr. Siegel regularly attends meetings in Chicago, Las Vegas, New York, Columbus and other cities in order to market properties and identify sites for regional and national retailers.

Mr. Siegel received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Northwestern University.

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