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Newmark GCS appoints IFMA to provide training across its FM business

Jul 18, 2022

Newmark GCS’s investment in IFMA will further increase its FM professionals’ expertise and ability to operate and enhance workplaces for clients

Newmark Global Corporate Services (GCS) has appointed IFMA to provide best-in-class training across its facility management business. The agreement with IFMA will support Newmark GCS’ mission to invest in its professionals to enhance workplaces across the globe.

“Partnering with IFMA signals our commitment to continue advancing FM expertise at Newmark,” said Rick Bertasi, CEO, Newmark Global Corporate Services. “Clients expect exceptional value, and the skills of facilities professionals are pivotal in delivering high-performing, cost-effective, sustainable and engaging workplaces.”

Newmark GCS’s investment in IFMA will further increase its FM professionals’ expertise and ability to operate and enhance workplaces for clients, pursuing a range of credentials including IFMA’s Facility Management Professional™ (FMP®), highly esteemed and recognized worldwide. IFMA’s FMP program builds relevant core competencies and skills in critical areas that form the foundation of FM knowledge – project management, finance and business, operations and maintenance, and leadership and strategy.

“With heightened emphasis on health and safety, sustainability and energy efficiency, flexibility and the human experience, today’s workplace calls for a holistic approach to creating optimal conditions for productivity, resilience and engagement,” said IFMA President and CEO Don Gilpin. “FMs now find themselves with essential oversight of IT, human resources, security, strategy development and capital planning. By recognizing the need for continued education to adapt skills and succeed in new environments, Newmark's partnership with IFMA will position their professionals to deliver continued excellence.”

“We are delighted to join forces with IFMA on this important training and development program for our FM team,” said Newmark Global Corporate Services, Executive Managing Director and Global Facilities Management Leader, Luis Morejon. “Through this collaboration, we will continue to develop our facilities professionals and empower them to create exceptional service for clients.”

Learn more about IFMA’s FMP program at ifma.org/credentials/facility-management-professional-fmp.

Interested in corporate/group training? Contact corporateconnections@ifma.org for information.