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Joe Kelly

Executive Managing Director

San Jose - CA

CA RE License #01420963

Joe Kelly is an executive managing director in the San Jose office for Newmark Knight Frank, focusing on agency leasing and sales of office, R&D and industrial properties throughout Silicon Valley. Previously, Mr. Kelly worked as a senior vice president with CBRE in its Palo Alto and San Jose offices.

Career Transaction Performance

  • 772 transactions
  • $4.04 billion cumulative transaction consideration
  • 22.2 million square feet of leasing
  • 17.7 million square feet of investment sales
  • 7.5 million square feet of owner occupied

Partial Client List

  • Bixby Land Company
  • BlackRock
  • Blackstone
  • Blox Ventures
  • Clarion Partners
  • Century | Urban
  • DivcoWest
  • Flynn Holdings
  • Fosun International
  • Harvest Properties
  • Hudson Pacific Properties
  • Intercontinental
  • Investment Building Group
  • Lane Partners
  • LBA Realty
  • Lift Partners
  • Menlo Equities
  • Mission Peak Homes
  • Natus Medical
  • Newcastle Partners
  • Orchard Partners
  • Overton Moore Properties
  • Pacific Coast Capital Partners
  • Prologis
  • Ridge Capital Investors
  • Rockpoint
  • Stockbridge Capital Partners
  • The Sobrato Organization
  • Washington Holdings
  • WP Investments

Professional Achievements

  • Nationally Recognized by NKF - Chairman’s Circle 100, 2018
  • No. 15 Ranked Agent, ASVB Top 25 Silicon Valley Agents List, 2018
  • Top Industrial Sale, SIOR Northern California Chapter, 2015
  • Top Office Sale, SIOR Northern California Chapter, 2014
  • Awarded National Prologis SIOR Scholarship (1 of 4 recipients), 2013 and 2014
  • Finalist, Industrial Broker of the Year, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB), 2013
  • No. 1 Ranked Agent, CBRE Palo Alto, 2013
  • Youngest Member on Top 25 Silicon Valley Agents List, ASVB, 2010 - 2013
  • Nominee, Top 40 Under 40, Real Estate Forum, 2012

2019

  • 22 transactions: 67 million SF leased, 390,000 SF sold, $298.6 million consideration
  • Expert Witness

2018

  • 36 transactions: 1.41 million SF leased, 360,000 SF sold, $492.8 million consideration
  • Panelist, BOMA Industrial Summit - East Bay
  • Ranked No.15 on Top 25 Silicon Valley Agents List by ASVB

2017

  • 56 transactions: 1.37 million SF leased, 300,000 SF sold, $246.8 million consideration
  • Speaker - Tech & Real Estate Panel - ULI San Francisco
  • Ranked No. 16 on Top 25 Silicon Valley Agents List by ASVB

2016

  • 43 transactions: 1.4 million SF leased, 200,000 SF sold, $261.3 million consideration
  • Panelist - BOMA Industrial Summit - East Bay

2015

  • 50 transactions: 1.9 million SF leased, 800,000 SF sold, $298.8 million consideration
  • Awarded Top Industrial Sale by SIOR (Northern CA Chapter)
  • No. 4 Ranked Agent in CBRE’s Palo Alto Office

Affiliations

  • NAIOP Silicon Valley
  • Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB)
  • The Olympic Club, San Francisco (Basketball Team)
  • The Positive Coaching Alliance

Mr. Kelly graduated magna cum laude from the Metropolitan State College of Denver with a Bachelor of Science degree in management. He was also named 2002 Business School Student of the Year and was a member of the 2002 NCAA Division II National Championship basketball team.