NEW YORK, May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) is pleased to announce that International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) has awarded the firm "Super Star" status on The Global Outsourcing 100® List, a distinction given to firms that have demonstrated sustained excellence among the world's leading outsourcing firms for five consecutive years or more.
NGKF has been recognized within IAOP®'s special distinguished judging areas. The firm is ranked as a top company in the following categories: Size & Growth; Customer References; Awards & Certifications; Programs for Innovation; Overall Revenue as Leader; Revenue Growth as Leader; and Number of Countries Worldwide as Leader. Of these categories, NGKF earned the highest scores possible for Global Presence, Customer References and Company Certifications.
"Being recognized with such high distinction on The 2016 Global Outsourcing 100® list is a testament to NGKF's outsourcing model and the value we deliver to clients globally," said Michael Ippolito, chairman of Global Corporate Services at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. "We look beyond real estate with a holistic view of our clients' objectives and implement innovative solutions aimed to optimize corporate portfolios and reduce operating expenses."
As the global, standard-setting association and advocate for outsourcing professionals and the organizations they support, the IAOP® annually produces The Global Outsourcing 100® and its sub-lists, which are essential references for companies seeking new and expanded relationships with the best companies in the industry. The lists comprise companies from around the world that provide the full spectrum of outsourcing services, including information technology, business process outsourcing, facility services, real estate and capital asset management, manufacturing and logistics. The companies showcased represent not only today's leaders, but tomorrow's rising stars.
"Buyers understand that there are hundreds of qualified service providers and advisors out there, but what they really need to understand is what makes each one exceptional," said Debi Hamill, CEO of IAOP®. "The Global Outsourcing 100 and World's Best Advisors lists have done just that. We're proud to recognize Newmark Grubb Knight Frank for being among the highest rated companies in size and growth, customer references, awards and certifications, programs for innovation, overall revenue and revenue growth, and number of countries worldwide."
Judging was based on a rigorous scoring methodology that includes an independent review by a panel of industry-recognized outsourcing leaders led by Debi Hamill and Michael Corbett, Chairman of IAOP®. In order to be eligible, companies must have generated revenue of over $50 million during the past year and/or had over 5,000 employees.
About International Association of Outsourcing Professionals
IAOP® is the go-to association leading the way to improve outsourcing outcomes by bringing together customers, providers and advisors in a collaborative, knowledge-based environment that promotes professional development, recognition, certification and excellence. With over 120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP is not only on top of the latest trends but in front of them. Through its expansive global chapter network, premier training and certification programs, knowledge center, member community and more, IAOP® helps members learn, grow and succeed. For more information and how you can become involved, visit www.IAOP.org.
About Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
NGKF is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NGKF's 12,800 professionals operate from more than 370 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.
With roots dating back to 1929, NGKF's strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. NGKF's full-service platform comprises BGC's real estate services segment, offering commercial real estate tenants, landlords, investors and developers a wide range of services including leasing; capital markets services, including investment sales, debt placement, appraisal, and valuation services; commercial mortgage brokerage services; as well as corporate advisory services, consulting, project and development management, and property and corporate facilities management services. For further information, visit www.ngkf.com.
NGKF is a part of BGC Partners, Inc., a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. BGC's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol (NASDAQ: BGCP). BGC also has an outstanding bond issuance of Senior Notes due June 15, 2042, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol (NYSE: BGCA). BGC Partners is led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick. For more information, please visit http://www.bgcpartners.com/.
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