Marc E. deBaptiste
750 Park of Commerce Boulevard
Licensed as Newmark Knight Frank Multifamily in Florida
Marc deBaptiste, vice chairman is a co-founding partner of the multifamily investment sales platform of Newmark Knight Frank, where he oversees operations throughout the state of Florida. He has been in the multifamily business since 1986 and has received nationwide recognition for his performance in the apartment industry in Florida and throughout the United States. Having been personally involved in the sale and capitalization of over $16 billion in multifamily properties, he has the experience and execution skills to successfully orchestrate any multifamily transaction. Prior to the formation of ARA, Mr. deBaptiste was Operating Partner of Lincoln Property Company where he developed apartment communities and oversaw the property management of more than 14,000 apartments. Before LPC, Marc was a broker at Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services (CBRE), where his sales ranked in the top three percent in the United States and number one in the Southeast U.S.
Mr. deBaptiste is an executive board member for the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) where he also serves on NMHC’s Political Action Committee. Well-versed in multifamily development capitalization and sales, Mr. deBaptiste is recognized as an often requested spokesperson at regional and national industry meetings and forums. Among several for-profit and charitable boards, Mr. deBaptiste served as Vice Chairman for the Community Redevelopment Agency of Delray Beach, Florida and is a Board Member of the South Palm Beach County Boys and Girls Club which he co-founded and served as Chairman.