Gail Neuburg - Vice Chairman

Portland, OR

Gail Neuburg is a vice chairman for Newmark Knight Frank and is recognized as one of the Pacific Northwest’s most active brokers. With more than 25 years specializing in multifamily brokerage, here real estate experience ranging from development, financial analysis, and market assessment to sales and marketing, Ms. Neuburg has executed more than 150 multihousing transactions throughout her career and over the past eight years, has worked with top institutional clients to broker more than $1.9 billion in multifamily apartment sales in the Pacific Northwest. She has been awarded CoStar’s Top Sales Broker Award every year since 2011.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank in 2010, Gail was the top producer in the Portland, OR based firm of Tilbury, Ferguson & Neuburg, an investment advisory firm that specializes in representing apartment property owners in Pacific Northwest markets including Oregon and Washington.

Before beginning her career in real estate, Ms. Neuburg was the director of marketing and sales for a $5 billion multi-company utility and was a principal in an international electronics market research firm with clients such as Intel and Apple. She has both a BA in public administration and a masters in education from the University of Oregon. Her professional and civic affiliations include the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Commercial Broker’s Association and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Portland as secretary of the board.

Ms. Neuburg is a licensed real estate broker in both Oregon and Washington.

Marty Leith - Executive Managing Director

Seattle, WA

Marty Leith joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2014 as a director responsible for operations in Washington with a primary focus on the Puget Sound markets of Seattle and Bellevue. He has over 14 years’ experience in multifamily sales and has sold over $750 million of assets in the Seattle MSA for a variety of clients, including institutional and private investors. Mr. Leith specializes in the sale of large institutional multifamily assets as well as land for development of new multifamily projects.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Leith was an associate partner at Hendricks Berkadia in Seattle where he nurtured strong client relationships and built upon his knowledge of the multifamily investment market in Seattle. Before that, he served as first vice president for Kidder Mathews’ multifamily and investment sales division. Prior to his real estate career, Mr. Leith spent 10 years as a Class “A” PGA golf professional in the Puget Sound region with a short stint on mini tours in the Southwest and another teaching swing mechanics in Toyko.

Mr. Leith is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the Washington State Commercial Association of Realtors, the Rental Housing Association of Puget Sound and is a Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM) candidate.

Mr. Leith is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Washington.

Jerry Sankey - Associate Director

Seattle, WA

Jerry Sankey joined Newmark Knight Frank as an associate director in July of 2014.  Mr. Sankey is responsible for brokerage and business development in the Puget Sound region with a focus on the sale and underwriting of developable land and Class B and C multifamily properties.  

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Sankey was an accomplished residential real estate agent in the greater Seattle area for 13 years. One of his career accomplishments included assembling the land for the developer of 63 high-end condominiums in the U-District in Seattle and the subsequent sale.

Prior to Mr. Sankey’s career in real estate, he developed his family's glass business which he eventually sold to a national chain. After the sale he was retained as sales manager. Mr. Sankey also spent 10 years in the Gulf of Alaska as a longline halibut fisherman. He is a native of Seattle and grew up in the Scandinavian neighborhood of Ballard.

Mr. Sankey is a licensed broker in Washington. 

Dylan Roeter - Associate

Seattle, WA

Dylan Roeter joined Newmark Knight Frank as an associate in 2016 where he will focus on market research and multifamily brokerage.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Roeter worked for Alliance Management, a company owning and operating more than 15 properties in the greater Seattle area, as an on-site assistant manager during major renovations. Before that, Mr. Roeter also worked for Development Services, a regional general contractor, during the redevelopment of multiple apartment buildings.

Mr. Roeter was born and raised in the Seattle area and is currently in pursuit of becoming a Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM) candidate. He has a passion for real estate and the future development of Seattle. Mr. Roeter graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance.

Mr. Roeter is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Washington.

Jamie Spaulding - Marketing Manager

Portland, OR

Jamie Spaulding joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2018 as marketing manager for the Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington offices. A seasoned veteran of marketing and business development, Ms. Spaulding’s expertise includes proposal writing, digital marketing, design, branding, and event planning.

Ms. Spaulding joined Newmark Knight Frank after a decade of working at Sundt Construction’s San Diego, California location as senior marketing specialist where she provided creative guidance to the design team, managed the proposal team, and developed winning strategies for business development efforts that resulted in over $2.5 billion in sales. Prior to Sundt Ms. Spaulding worked in a variety of creative marketing roles at large firms across the country.

Ms. Spaulding received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Technical Communication from Colorado State University.

Chris Henderson - Transaction Manager

Portland, OR

Chris Henderson joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2019 as the transaction manager and lead analyst for the Pacific Northwest Multifamily Capital Markets Team. He oversees all aspects of the transaction process including valuation, pricing strategy, marketing, due diligence, and business development and has11 years of professional finance experience, with the last five focusing on real estate.

Prior to Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Henderson was a senior financial analyst at SunPower Corporation where he managed the corporate cash flows and fixed assets at the local Hillsboro manufacturing plant. Prior to SunPower, Mr. Henderson was selected as an Intel Corporation Finance Fellow holding numerous roles ranging from monitoring the corporate income statement, lead developer of the Intel fab budget oversight, and procurement leadership and coordination.

Mr. Henderson earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Portland State University where he majored in finance and accounting.

Professional Affiliations - Licensed real estate broker, states of Oregon and Washington (September’19)

Louis Knox - Research and Transaction Analyst

Seatlle, WA

Louis Knox joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2018 as an analyst for the valuation and advisory team. In 2019, he transitioned into his current position as research and transaction analyst supporting both the Portland and Seattle area offices. He oversees the investment database of all multifamily transactions, in addition to market research, marketing, and communications.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Knox attended the Willamette University (2017), where he majored in Civic Communications and Media Studies and played four years on the Bearcats’ Football Team. He was also a staff writer on the university’s newspaper, where he was a regular contributor in the sports section. Knox was born and raised just north of San Francisco in Corte Madera, California and went to Redwood High School, where he played football, baseball, and track and field.

Mr. Knox is a licensed real estate broker in California and is studying for his license in Oregon.