Glenn Beyer is a Senior Managing Director with the firm. He has more than 20 years of retail leasing experience representing owners, developers and tenants in Central and Northern New Jersey. He joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2019, when parent company Newmark Group, Inc. acquired RKF. Glenn began his career with RKF in 2009, since then he has grown his outreach in the industry by earning and maintaining his clients’ trust.
Glenn represents numerous landlords throughout the region, including Toll Brothers City Living, Tucker Development Corporation, Ares Management, The LeFrak Organization, Urban Edge Properties, Acadia Realty Trust, Normandy Partners, Millcreek Residential and The Silverman Group.
Most notably is Glenn’s work on behalf of owners along New Jersey’s Gold Coast; he is one of the most active retail brokers in Jersey City, Hoboken and Fort Lee. At Maxwell Place on the Hudson and Hudson Tea in Hoboken, Glenn has arranged leases totaling in excess of 60,000 SF on behalf of Toll Brothers City Living. Tenants secured at these properties include W Kodak Jewelers, Bright Horizons, Massage Envy, European Wax Center, Apple Montessori, Amazing Lash, 16 Handles, Tutti Nails and Riverside Pediatrics. On behalf of The LeFrak Organization, Glenn has arranged transactions with Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Chef Tan and Los Cuernos at Newport in Jersey City. He is also part of the team that has successfully leased The Shops at Hudson Lights in Fort Lee, arranging leases with iPic Theaters, City Perch, Tang, CVS, Paris Baguette, Cyclebar, Mamoun’s and Anthony Franco’s Pizza, among others.
Glenn has also secured many first-to-New Jersey tenants for real estate owners in the downtowns of New Jersey. In Summit, Glenn arranged leases with West Elm, Drybar, and Serena & Lily, all of which have opened and transformed the retail make-up of this market. Glenn’s recent notable transactions in Morristown total more than 30,000 SF and include leases with Bluemercury, Panera Bread, Millie’s Coal Fired Pizza, Aikou Japanese, J&K Steakhouse, Edward Jones, CrossFit Morristown, Boutique 161 and Morristown Pancake House.
Glenn’s work on behalf of retailers and restaurants in New Jersey is equally as impressive. His clients include Chipotle, Lands End, PNC Bank, Visionworks, Five Guys Burger and Fries, K9 Resorts, Insomnia Cookies & Chaise Fitness.
Under his leadership, Visionworks was able to secure high profile locations throughout the state, including in Rockaway, Shrewsbury, Clark and Union. For Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Glenn executed the initial roll-out into North Jersey, securing 10 locations for the quick-service restaurant. He has also handled the strategic expansion of Chipotle, securing 12 new locations. Glenn has also arranged numerous leases for banks, including Clifton Savings Bank in Lyndhurst: Oritani Bank in Westwood, Ramsey, Clifton and Upper Montclair: Investors Savings Bank in Montclair, PNC Bank in Hoboken; Chase Bank in Whippany; New Bank in Fort Lee; and TD Bank in Roxbury. He also represented SoulCycle in its first New Jersey lease in Short Hills, Golf Galaxy in East Hanover, Sherwin Williams in Hillsdale, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in Princeton, and Goodwill Industries in Springfield and Fairfield.
Prior to joining RKF, Glenn was with Metro Commercial Real Estate, Inc.
Glenn earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Physical Geography from Kutztown University. He is a licensed salesperson in the states of New Jersey and New York and is an active member of International Council of Shopping Centers.