Newmark partners with Newark Board of Ed to launch CRE mentorship program

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Newmark Associates on Friday announced it partnered with the Newark Board of Education to introduce a mentorship program in the field of commercial real estate. The initiative is set to launch in the summer of 2024 aiming to empower Newark high school students by providing valuable opportunities.

“We, at Newmark are very much aware of and acknowledge that mentorships make a difference in reducing economic divide, impacting generational wealth gaps and increasing equal access to opportunity. Together with the Newark Board of Education we aim to bridge the gap between classroom education and real-world experience by offering mentorships to aspiring students interested in the field of commercial real estate,” Susanne Newmark, president of Newmark Associates stated.

This program is a unique opportunity for both businesses and individuals to play a crucial role in shaping the future of Newark’s youth. Newmark Associates is actively seeking companies and professionals who are willing to share their commitment to education and community development to join us in this exciting endeavor. This involvement will make a significant impact on the lives and future careers of Newark’s students.

“We are excited to partner with Newmark Associations and unveil a groundbreaking mentorship program for the future leaders of commercial real estate. With the summer of 2024 on the horizon, we’re committed to empowering Newark Public School students, bridging the gap between the classroom and real-world success,” Superintendent Roger Leόn. He added, “Mentorships is one key to unlocking economic equality, closing generational wealth disparities, and ensuring equal access to opportunity.”

The program will provide practical experience in commercial real estate through one-on-one mentorship with industry experts. Mentees will have access to an extensive network of professional in the field, opening doors for potential future career opportunities.