WASHINGTON DC – The full-service commercial real estate firm, Edge has recruited Newmark Knight Frank veteran, Ryan Ogden as partner, to found the company’s new multifamily capital markets group.
Edge has additionally appointed Jared Emery to function as a partner of the group; transitioning from his previous role as the company’s director of strategy.
The company plans to recruit additional professionals immediately, in efforts to expand the platform nationally. Offering brokerage and advisory services, the capital markets group will represent buyers of multifamily investment properties. The firm’s newest division will be based within the firm’s downtown Washington DC office at 1828 L Street NW.
In his new role, Ogden will utilize Edge’s infrastructure and resources to structure the new platform on behalf of its clients.
Ogden, a former senior managing director at NKF, brings more than 25 years of multifamily experience to the position. He has completed multifamily transactions valued at more than $4 billion. He previously founded the ARA Mid-Atlantic office with two partners in 2011, and grew the platform to 13 full-time professionals, prior to its acquisition by NKF. Additionally, Ogden previously served as managing partner of acquisitions and asset management at The Bozzuto Group for more than 12 years.
Joining Edge in 2018, Emery is transitioning from the strategic and advisory director side of the firm, to a producer role. He previously oversaw all branding, marketing and new business development initiatives for the company and he additionally executed a new corporate digital strategy for the firm. Emery holds more than nine years of related real estate experience, with a background spanning research, marketing, design, underwriting and advisory services. Emery also previously held management, analyst and research positions with Savills Studley, Cushman & Wakefield, Greysteel and CoStar Group.
The commercial real estate firm, founded in 2007, offers a full range of services, including advisory, leasing, investment sales, management, construction, property management and engineering. The company serves clients throughout the Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Pennsylvania marketplaces. The company currently leases and manages more than 8.5 million square feet of commercial office, flex, industrial, retail and mixed-use space.