Mitchell N. Friedel joined Newmark in 2014 as an Executive Vice President in the retail division of the firm’s Manhattan headquarters. As a seasoned landlord consultant, Mr. Friedel specializes in ground-up, mixed-use development projects that contain a significant retail presence, both nationally and in New York City. Providing full-service, owner-focused retail leasing services from planning to execution, he is involved with every stage of development, from initial space planning with the architectural team to the marketing, positioning and leasing of retail assets. Over the course of a distinguished career, Mr. Friedel has worked with landlords in both an in-house capacity and as a third-party consultant, giving him a unique perspective that makes him ideally suited to meeting both the short- and long-term goals of his clients. Partial client list includes:
  • Apollo Real Estate
  • Blackstone
  • Brixmor
  • Brookfield Properties
  • Equity Office
  • GID Development
  • Hines
  • Hughes Investments
  • Kimco Realty
  • MTA
  • New England Development
  • Peterson Companies
  • RL West
  • Rockefeller Group
  • RXR
  • Shopcore
  • SL Green
  • The Related Companies
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Thor Equities
Achievements and Affiliations
  • 2021: Globe Street – Top Retail Influencer
  • 2016-2020: “Newmark Chairman’s Circle” recognized as one of the Top 100 producing executives globally
  • 2004: As a result of his work for Time Warner Center, Mr. Friedel was featured in Crain’s Business’ “Rising Stars: 40 Under 40” feature, which recognizes young professionals who have made a significant impact on business in New York
  • Mr. Friedel is an active supporter and contributor to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Education Mr. Friedel earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business and economics from Lehigh University. In addition, he holds a diploma in real estate investment analysis from New York University.


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