Los Angeles

Anthony Muhlstein - Managing Director

License CA: 01701409
Los Angeles, CA


Anthony Muhlstein, managing director, is a capital markets specialist with experience in a broad range of property types, classes and markets. Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Muhlstein was a member of CBRE’s Southern California Institutional Properties Multifamily Group focusing on business development in core markets for existing assets and development opportunities. In the past year, he was involved in a $100 million sale of an almost six acre assemblage entitled for 695 units and 20,000 square feet of ground floor retail; a $51 million sale of a 3.5 acre development opportunity with an existing 69,000 square foot office building component and a $50 million sale of a 130,000 square foot department store with 67,000 square feet of excess land for future high-rise redevelopment.

Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Muhlstein specialized in private client investment sales at Cushman & Wakefield and BRC Advisors. While focused on commercial properties, Mr. Muhlstein has been awarded sale assignments of all product types. He has the breadth of knowledge to handle the most complex transactions. Recent Examples include:

  • A multifamily investment at a premier Pasadena location
  • High-street retail and an uncompleted prime Melrose retail development triggered by bankruptcy for a record $1,200 per square foot
  • A surplus corporate industrial adaptive reuse site with a difficult environmental history

Mr. Muhlstein holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance from California State University and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Brian Bowis - Managing Director

Los Angeles, CA


Brian Bowis, joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2016 as managing director for the Southern California institutional multifamily team with a focus on debt and equity placement. He is also integrally involved with investment sales of stabilized assets and development sites. Since joining NKF, Mr. Bowis has closed more than $700 million in multifamily transactions.

Prior to Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Bowis was vice president of finance at NMS Properties, one of the largest private developers of multifamily properties in Los Angeles. In that role, he was directly responsible for the closing of more than $550 million of debt and equity transactions. His role also included acquisitions, dispositions, underwriting and asset management. Mr. Bowis oversaw the acquisition of more than $120 million of multifamily investment and development properties.

Prior to joining NMS, Mr. Bowis was a senior producer with Freddie Mac Multifamily in Los Angeles. A consistent Top Producer on a national level, Mr. Bowis closed more than 300 transactions with a combined value of $4 billion throughout all major markets in the western United States.

Alexandra Casillas - Southern California Multifamily Team Lead

License CA: 01967919
Los Angeles, CA


Alexandra Casillas, Southern California Multifamily Team Lead, joined Newmark Knight Frank in November 2015. In her current role she oversees marketing execution, material production and client and team management for the Los Angeles Newmark Knight Frank multifamily team. Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Ms. Casillas was a production manager for the Southern California Institutional Properties Multifamily Group, aiding in the successful close of over $3.5 billion in sales and debt and equity financing from 2013 to 2015.

Prior to joining CBRE, Alexandra was an office manager with Multi-Housing Capital Advisors (MHCA), a firm co-founded by Mr. Curtis Palmer. Ms. Casillas supported the MHCA team in the sales, financing and equitizing of over $2 billion in apartment and office transactions.

Before her tenure at MHCA, Alexandra held account management, underwriting and loan funding roles in the mortgage lending industry. With a dynamic mindset and over 16 years of real estate experience, Ms. Casillas brings to Newmark Knight Frank a well-established reputation for cultivating trust in clients and colleagues alike.

Corinne Wang - Senior Marketing Coordinator

Los Angeles, CA


Corinne Wang, senior marketing coordinator for Newmark Knight Frank, is responsible for the design of all multihouing marketing materials for the Southern California team. Mrs. Wang joined Newmark Grubb Knight Frank in 2014 just prior to the company’s acquisition of Newmark Knight Frank. Within a few months of joining, she developed an interest in graphic design and began working on the development, creation and distribution of office, retail, capital markets and multihousing marketing collateral.

Mrs. Wang received a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and a minor in finance from California State University, Northridge.