Las Vegas

Doug Schuster - Executive Managing Director

Las Vegas, NV

Douglas S. Schuster is an executive managing director for Newmark Knight Frank where he leads his team in the acquisition and disposition of multihousing investment properties. With nearly three decades of investment sales experience, Mr. Schuster has provided a variety of services such as sales, valuation, consulting and work­out disposition for an assorted group of clients such as ZMC Hotels, C.W. Capital, Angelo Gordon, Starwood, The Paulson Hedge Fund, Carlyle, and The Calida Group, to name a few.

He has more than 27 years of commercial real estate experience in Las Vegas, Portland, San Diego, Phoenix and Salt Lake City. Prior to joining Newmark Grubb Knight Frank in April 2008, Mr. Schuster was senior vice president for NAI Horizon. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for the acquisition and disposition of more than $2 billion in multifamily sales, with an extensive transaction list including projects such as the Carefree Senior Living Portfolio ($146 million), Croix Townhomes ($185,766 per door), Destinations Living Portfolio ($241 Million), Manhattan West (Gramercy), Elysian Parc (record price in Las Vegas) and Elysian at Southern Highlands.

Professional Affiliations and Accomplishments:

  • 2015, 2014 and 2013 Top Producer for NGKF
  • 2013 CoStar Power Broker
  • 2010 CoStar Power Broker
  • 2009 CoStar Power Broker
  • Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance
  • Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • NGKF Capital Markets Group Member

Mr. Schuster earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Curt Allsop - Executive Managing Director

Las Vegas, NV

Curt Allsop is an executive managing director with Newmark Knight Frank’s multihousing and land divisions. He brings to the firm more than 25 years of development, land acquisition and commercial real estate experience. Mr. Allsop has been responsible for managing the acquisition, entitlement and development of sites across multiple states, including the design and construction required for delivery to the end user. His strong technical background and management experience have allowed him to successfully acquire and develop multi­billion dollar projects. During his time at Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Allsop has focused on multihousing and land sales, hospitality and large portfolio transactions. He provides a variety of services including valuations, consulting and work­out dispositions to clients such as Raintree Investments, Paulson & Company, FDIC, KBS Capital Advisor, ZMC Hotels, C.W. Capital, LNR, American Capital, Rialto, Sorenson and Lloyds Bank. Over the course of his career, Mr. Allsop has been responsible for the brokerage, acquisition and development of more than 4,000 acres of land totaling more than $3.0 billion in development, and completed construction of more than seven million square feet for various end users.

Professional Achievements:

  • 2015, 2014, and 2013 Top Producer for NGKF
  • CoStar Power Broker, 2009, 2010 and 2013
  • National Land Group Leader, NGKF

Mr. Allsop earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Utah and a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Brigham Young University.

Vittal Ram - Director

Las Vegas, NV

Vittal Ram is a director with Newmark Knight Frank specializing in the acquisition and disposition of income producing multihousing properties. Prior to joining the multihousing division of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, now Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Ram was a specialist in multifamily investments at NAI Horizon where he assisted in the acquisition and disposition of apartment complexes, coordinated due diligence and updated client and property databases.

Mr. Ram attended Loyola Marymount University and A.I.M.S. Medical College in India.

Angela Bates - Director

Las Vegas, NV

Angela Bates is an director with Newmark Knight Frank specializing in the acquisition and disposition of income producing multihousing properties. Ms. Bates has worked in the real estate industry for over twelve years and her most recent experience prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank was her role as a sales executive for The CoStar Group / Prior to joining the commercial real estate industry, Ms. Bates was a Series 7 licensed investment broker with RBC Dain Rauscher in Portland, Oregon.

Ms. Bates earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from the University of Phoenix.

Diane McKinney - Senior Marketing Coordinator

Las Vegas, NV

Diane McKinney is the senior marketing coordinator for Newmark Knight Frank’s Las Vegas operation where her responsibilities include preparing, producing and distributing all marketing materials for the multihousing team. Ms. McKinney joined the firm in 2010 which was under the Newmark Grubb Knight Frank name at the time and she has over sixteen years experience in commercial real estate. Prior to joining Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, she worked for Voit Real Estate Services as a senior administrative assistant where she managed all transactions in escrow and tracked all deals from the letter of intent stage through purchase agreement or lease. In this role, she also managed the marketing services including creation and design of brochures, electronic marketing presentations and the website.  

Ms. McKinney attended Mission College in Santa Clara, California. She is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Nevada.