John Jugl is vice chairman, NGKF Capital Markets, Western Region, and serves as a regional lead for Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s Denver institutional investment sales platform. An integral part of the firm’s Western Region Capital Market Group, which has grown to more than 75 employees, Mr. Jugl leads a team of five support professionals 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 NGKF 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.