Jon Knudsen

Jon Knudsen

Director, Brokerage & Advisory


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Jon currently serves as Director in the Brokerage & Advisory Division at Hanna Langholz Wilson Ellis, based in Downtown Pittsburgh PA. He joined in 2016 to focus on Landlord Agency Representation and Consulting throughout the Pittsburgh MSA and select markets throughout PA, NY, and OH.

Prior to joining Hanna Langholz Wilson Ellis, Jon was part of the Manhattan office of SRS Real Estate Partners, North America’s largest full service real estate focused on retail and hospitality. At SRS Jon focused on Landlord Agency and Consulting throughout the New York Tri-State and Southern New England markets. Jon also worked with many recognizable national retail brands to execute new store and in-fill strategies. He has also worked extensively in the hotel, self-storage, and residential development sectors. Prior to SRS, Jon was Associate Director at Lee & Associates in New York City, and a Senior Associate with Urstadt Biddle Properties in Greenwich, CT, one of the nation’s largest specialty REITs. At Urstadt, Jon was responsible for leasing and asset management efforts of a portfolio in excess of 2M SF+ GLA, valued at approximately $500M Jon has been a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) since 2010 and previously served as a member of its NextGen Planning Committee. Jon is also an active member in Chainlinks Retail Advisors and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.


Georgetown University, Washington DC: Masters Degree – Currently Enrolled
City University of New York – John Jay College, New York NY:  BS, Legal Studies (Magna Cum Laude)
Moscow State University, Moscow RUS: Study abroad – Language, Politics, History

Transaction History Snapshot


Building & Land Technology            Diamond Properties
Equity One (Regency Centers)       Forstone Capital
Friedland Properties                        Greenfield
Highwoods Properties                     Horizon Properties
Johnson Development Assoc          KKR
Midwood                                          Millcraft
Pearson Partners                            Pinecrest
RFR                                                 Silverstein Properties
The Kroenke Group                         Urstadt Biddle Properties


AC Moore    AMF | Bowlmor        Apple
Bonobos      Boston Market         Citibank
Clover          CubeSmart              Honeygrow
Kirkland’s     Magellan Financial  McFadden’s
OneMain      PetSense                 Rite Aid
Starbucks    Stop & Shop             Suitsupply
T-Mobile      Texas Roadhouse    UPMC
Walgreen’s   Warby Parker          Zwanger-Pesiri