Kevin Shannon
Co-Head of U.S. Capital Markets

Kevin A. Shannon is widely considered to be one of the premier investment sales brokers in the United States. As the Co-Head of U.S. Capital Markets for Newmark, Kevin leads a team of 32 professionals focused on the disposition effort of investment properties across asset classes on behalf of domestic and offshore investors in 16 different markets throughout the Western United States. Over the course of his 35+ year career, he has been involved in the acquisition and disposition of over $72 billion of office, industrial, self-storage, multifamily, land and mixed-use asset sales. His experience includes structuring fee simple and partial interest sales, as well as recapitalizations and joint venture transactions. Mr. Shannon has spent his career helping clients structure transactions to best meet their goals and providing sage advice on market timing.

Mr. Shannon joined Newmark after ten years at CBRE, where he served as vice chairman and managing director for the West Coast Institutional Investment Group and lead the Western United States Office Vertical. Prior to CBRE, Mr. Shannon served as a senior vice president with the Institution Investment Group of Grubb & Ellis. He began his real estate career at Colliers Seeley, where he rose to managing director and started their Investment Division in 1996. Kevin has been awarded many honors throughout his career and been involved in numerous landmark sales, recapitalizations, and JV’s across the country for primarily institutional clients in markets including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Houston, Phoenix, and Las Vegas.

Kevin attended the University of Southern California, B.A. Real Estate Finance and Development and frequently is a guest lecturer. He is a long-standing Board Member on the USC Lusk Center for Real Leadership Council and serves on the Campaign Cabinet at the USC Caruso Catholic Center. Kevin is the Vice Chair of Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Industrial and Office Park Development Council (IOPC) Silver Flight. For the past three years, he has also served on the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business, Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics Policy Board. He has long been an avid supporter and served on the board for Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters Los Angeles for over 25 years.

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