Global real estate advisory firm Newmark Knight Frank has added a new director to its Atlanta office.

Kellie Johnson will help the office implement a strategy launched this year to boost growth in the Southeast by focusing its efforts on investment, recapitalization, debt placement and acquisitions.

Newmark Knight Frank has 200 offices and a staff of more than 6,300 around the world.

Ms. Johnson has 10 years of banking and real estate experience and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Association of Young Real Estate Professionals and the Urban Land Institute.

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