Joe Brendel joined Newmark when the parent company Newmark Group, Inc acquired RKF in 2019. He specializes in tenant and landlord representation on both a national and local level.
Joe is a seasoned quick-service restaurant developer and operator with over 12 year’s experience. He has owned and developed four Jimmy John’s franchise locations throughout his time in Virginia and New Jersey. He consulted and aided in the development of 10 fellow franchise locations throughout New Jersey over the past several years. He remains an advisor within Jimmy John’s and the Inspire Brands community.
Given his experience in the quick-serve sector, Joe passionately services his food service clients through site selection, brand strategy, lease negotiations, disposition and operational consultation. He currently represents Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Juicy! Platters, &pizza, Dunkin, China Wok, Fuji Teriyaki, Flaming Cajun Grill, Mein3D, Jimmy John’s, Tito’s Burritos, Jay’s Uniforms, Total Row and Icebox Cryo Therapy.
Some of Joe’s most recent work has been in the mall sector where he has successfully leased 11 restaurant locations across the country. He has extensive relationships with Simon, Brookfield, Urban Edge, Westfield, Macerich, CBL, Preit, Trademark and Pyramid.
- Licensed Real Estate Broker, New Jersey
- License Real Estate Broker, New York
- Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
- Owner, JCJJ, LLC DBA Jimmy John’s
Joe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Davis College of Business and Economics at Radford University