Al Cissel

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Phone 202-664-5892
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999 Waterside Drive
Suite 2525
Norfolk, VA 23510


Al Cissel joins Newmark Knight Frank as executive managing director bringing more than 35 years experience in multifamily brokerage in the Mid-Atlantic region. He will work closely with the Mid-Atlantic team to provide investment sales services to clients throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Cissel was Managing Director of JLL's Mid-Atlantic Multifamily Group based in Bethesda, Maryland where he covered the Mid-Atlantic region from Richmond/Tidewater, Virginia through Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over the course of the last five years, Mr. Cissel has been involved in over $5 billion in multifamily transactions and in 2013 alone, he led or was involved in $1.3 billion in multifamily sales and finance transactions, including four of the ten largest multifamily investment sales in the Washington, D.C. metro area. He and his team were also responsible for the largest multifamily transaction in the nation in 2011, as well as the largest multifamily transactions in the metros of Baltimore and Philadelphia and the two largest multifamily transactions in the Washington, D.C. metro market, all of which closed that same year.

Nationally, Mr. Cissel was ranked as “Top Broker” by Real Estate Forum and “Hot Broker” by Commercial Property News in 2010. He is a Board Member for the National Multifamily Housing Council and he studied Business & Finance at the University of Maryland, College Park.