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John Jugl

Vice Chairman, Western Region Capital Markets

John Jugl is vice chairman of the Western Region of Newmark Knight Frank, and serves as a regional lead for the Denver office's institutional investment sales platform. An integral part of Newmark Knight Frank's Western Region, which has grown to more than 75 professionals, Mr. Jugl leads a team of five support specialists focused on the disposition and acquisition of investment properties on behalf of clients throughout the western United States. With over 17 years of experience in the commercial real estate and finance industry, Mr. Jugl has completed more than 24 million square feet of investment sales transactions valued at more than $4.5 billion and has provided strategic advisory services on more than 20 million square feet of corporate real estate assets.

Since the start of his real estate career, Mr. Jugl has participated in the sale of numerous iconic Denver assets for clients including Behringer Harvard, Bentall Kennedy, Clarion Partners, Hines, Invesco Real Estate, JP Morgan, LBA Realty, The Opus Group, TIAA-CREF and UBS Realty Investors. Past assignments have included multi-tenant and net-lease investment sales, vacant asset dispositions, corporate asset acquisitions, sale leasebacks and built-to-suits, as well as complex recapitalizations and equity raises.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank in 2016, Mr. Jugl was the co-leader of HFF's Denver office sales platform, primarily responsible for office, industrial and retail investment sales throughout the western United States. He was also co-leader of Jones Lang LaSalle's Denver investment sales team, closing more than $900 million in transactions throughout a two-year period. His previous experience also includes positions with Liberty-Greenfield LLLP and George K. Baum & Co.


  • 707 17th Street and Johns Manville Plaza, Denver, CO (investment sale) - $286.5 million
  • 1144 15th Street, Denver, CO (equity placement) - $276.0 million
  • Panorama Corporate Center, Englewood, CO (investment sale) - $190.6 million
  • United Health Group portfolio, multi-state (sale-leaseback) - $188.0 million
  • Clayton Lane, Denver, CO (investment sale) $169.9 million
  • United HealthCare headquarters, Minnetonka, MN (sale-leaseback) - $146.0 million
  • Panorama Corporate Center, Englewood, CO (investment sale) - $145.3 million
  • Denver Pavilions, Denver, CO (equity placement) - $138.0 million
  • 16M, Denver, CO (investment sale) - $116.0 million
  • 1700 Broadway, Denver, CO (investment sale) - $98.0 million
  • UnitedHealth Group headquarters, Minnetonka, MN (sale leaseback) - $78.8 million
  • 1401 17th Street, Denver, CO (investment sale) - $75.2 million
  • RE/MAX Plaza, Denver, CO (sale-leaseback) - $75.0 million
  • Broadway Station, Denver, CO (investment sale) - $73.3 million
  • Guaranty Bank Building, Denver, CO (investment sale) - $70.0 million
  • South Denver Marketplace, Lone Tree, CO (investment sale) - $69.5 million
  • 1875 Lawrence, Denver, CO (investment sale) - $63.8 million
  • Cherry Creek Corporate Center/Campus at Cherry Creek, Glendale, CO (investment sale) - $62.1 million
  • Gartner Campus, Ft. Meyers, FL (net lease sale) - $58.7 million
  • Stanford Place II, Denver, CO (investment sale) - $56.1 million
  • Peakview Tower, Englewood, CO (investment sale) - $54.0 million
  • Alamo Plaza, Denver, CO (investment sale) - $53.6 million
  • 1899 Wynkoop, Denver CO (investment sale) - $52.7 million
  • Optum Campus, Eden Prairie, MN (sale-leaseback) - $50.0 million


  • Licensed real estate broker, states of Colorado, California, Minnesota and Nebraska

Mr. Jugl earned a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Connecticut.

John Jugl
John Jugl
Vice Chairman, Western Region Capital Markets
1800 Larimer Street
Suite 1700
Denver, CO 80202
United States
T  303.260.4362

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Areas of Specialization
  • Office
  • Retail
  • Industrial
  • Net Lease
  • Sale Leaseback

Years of Experience
17 years