Mr. Blake Okland served as a Vice Chairman & Head of Multifamily Investment Sales at Newmark Mr. Blake Okland also serves as an Angel Investor at Blake Okland. Prior to the formation of NKF's multifamily capital markets division, Mr. Okland served as president of ARA for four years. He also led the company's governing body, the National Executive Committee, during this period. Before his role as president of ARA, Mr. Okland served as a member of the National Executive Committee for five years and played a key role in the firm's acquisition by Newmark Knight Frank. He graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science.