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Kenneth Cox

Executive Managing Director

Kenneth H. Cox began his real estate career at Storage USA in the business development arena where he spent eight years in various roles as an acquisitions, dispositions and development officer. In the course of his tenure at Storage USA, Mr. Cox played a key role in self-storage transactions totaling more than $900 million in value, including a $90 million joint venture with GE Capital Real Estate. In addition to his business development responsibilities, Mr. Cox served on various leadership committees within Storage USA to improve critical functions within the organization.

Previously, as a member and senior vice president of Jernigan Property Group, LLC, Mr. Cox managed real estate activities in a joint venture with Kimco Reality. The joint venture acquired $70 million in self-storage assets which later sold to U-Stor-IT (YSI). Mr. Cox most recently was the general partner in several partnerships focused on acquiring and operating self-storage assets. His experience as a principal in self-storage acquisition and disposition enhances his ability to maximize clients' profitability in such transactions.

Select Transaction Participants:

  • Extra Space Storage
  • CubeSmart
  • GE Capital
  • Storage USA
  • United Stor-All
  • Kimco Reality
  • Brundage A-AAAKey
  • Devon Self Storage
  • Compass Self Storage
  • York Development
  • Storage Deluxe
Kenneth  Cox
Kenneth Cox
Executive Managing Director
Newmark Knight Frank
555 Perkins Ext.
Suite 410
Memphis, TN 38117
United States
T  901.230.7239


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Areas of Specialization
  • Capital Markets
  • Self-Storage
  • REIT Transactions

Years of Experience
17 years