Andrew Shih Co-Founded Newmark Knight Frank's Manufactured Housing and RV Park Group and is based in the team’s headquarters in Austin, TX. He is a member of the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI). His team has been awarded the MHI Broker of the Year for the last six years (2013-2018). Partnering with Todd Fletcher, Mr. Shih marketed and closed the largest brokered deal in the United States MH/RV industry, the sale of 16 Hometown America assets across multiple states to AMC REIT, with a total deal size in excess of $330 million.
Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Shih was a Vice President at a national brokerage company where he focused on new client development, financial underwriting, marketing and escrow management for multi-housing transactions. He has been involved in the multihousing brokerage industry since 2002, closing over 270 transactions totaling nearly $1.5 billion. His prior real estate experience also includes researching and analyzing multifamily agency securities for the Wall Street commercial mortgage-backed securities trading desk of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and analyzing residential mortgage mergers and acquisitions while part of the finance team at Chemical Bank.
Mr. Shih received his B.S. with distinction from Cornell University and his M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to moving to Austin, he was born, raised, educated and worked in New York.