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James Koon

Associate Director

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Phone:  614-883-1105

Fax:  614-221-9162

150 E. Broad Street
Suite 500
Columbus, OH 43215

James Koon serves as a associate director in the Columbus office of Newmark Knight Frank. In this role, Mr. Koon provides a wide range of clients including transactions involving office leasing/sales, retail leasing/sales, multihousing sales, industrial leasing/sales, development land sales, investment sales and worship facility sales. Mr. Koon is a member of the investment services group, which specializes in the acquisition and disposition of all commercial property types, focusing primarily on retail, medical and office properties. He regularly interfaces with a variety of corporate real estate personnel to provide an advanced level of financial analysis, including valuation analysis, sale/leaseback modeling and acquisition studies.

Mr. Koon is also a licensed commercial real estate appraiser assistant with multiple years of experience valuing multihousing properties, manufacturing facilities, office/warehouse buildings, bulk industrial facilities, potential development land, general office buildings, medical office buildings, multi-tenant and single-tenant retail buildings, religious facilities, educational facilities, spec buildings, self-storage facilities, restaurants, and mixed-use properties throughout the state of Ohio and Midwest. His experience includes nine years at a commercial real estate appraisal and consulting firm, Samuel D. Koon and Associates, and five years at a commercial real estate brokerage firm, Calgary Realty, Ltd.

Throughout his career, Mr. Koon has participated in a wide array of valuation and consulting services including mortgage valuation for lending institutions; tax appeals for Ohio's county boards of revision and the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals; litigation; partnership dissolution; and valuation work for the probate court. Mr. Koon prides himself on his deep understanding of commercial real estate valuation, which provides him with the knowledge and expertise to best serve his clients in all facets of leasing and sales.

Mr. Koon holds a bachelor's degree from Capital University in business leadership and management with a focus in finance. His extensive real estate education includes classwork through The Ohio State University, The Appraisal Institute and Columbus State Community College. Mr. Koon is active in the Columbus Board of Realtors, Appraisal Institute, and Columbus Commercial Industrial Investment Realtors® (CCIIR).

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