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, along with Rob Griffin, Doug Harmon and Adam Spies, Kevin leads a team of 33 professionals focused on arranging the disposition, financing, and joint ventures of investment properties on behalf of domestic and offshore investors throughout the Western United States. Kevin has been involved in over $86 billion since 2010 of office, industrial, self-storage, multifamily, land and mixed-use transactions. His experience includes structuring fee simple and partial interest sales, as well as recapitalizations and joint venture transactions.
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, 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 attended the University of Southern California, with an emphasis in Real Estate Finance and Development and frequently is a guest lecturer. He is a long-standing Board Member of the USC Lusk Center and serves as Vice Chairman of the board for the USC Caruso Catholic Center. Kevin is also the Vice Chair of Urban Land Institute’s ULI (IOPC) Silver Flight and is on the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics Policy Board. He has long been an avid supporter and served on the board of the Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters Los Angeles for over 25 years and is the treasurer/supporter of the Missionary Sisters of the Eucharist.
A frequent guest lecturer and moderator at the University of Southern Cailfornia, Shannon is also a long-serving board member of the USC Lusk Center for Real Leadership Council. He also serves on the boards of the university’s Caruso Catholic Center and Sol Price School of Public Policy. Additionally, Shannon is the Vice Chair of the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Industrial and Office Park Development Council (IOPC) Silver Flight.
Shannon has been an avid supporter and board member of Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters Los Angeles for more than 20 years.
Shannon earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in real estate finance and development from the University of Southern California.