John Cohlmia, CCIM

John Cohlmia, CCIM, Senior Vice President

O: 405-879-4773 E: jcohlmia@newmarklsb.com

John Cohlmia serves as a principal at Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort. He joined the company upon graduating from The University of Kansas in 1985. Mr. Cohlmia began his real estate career with Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort at a time when Oklahoma was experiencing a challenging economic climate on multiple fronts. He found his niche working with restaurants and retail clients looking to reposition themselves in a difficult market. His clientele of shopping centers and retailers continued to grow, and today he is recognized in the industry as a premier restaurant and retail broker in Oklahoma City and the surrounding metro. Mr. Cohlmia is also directly involved in developing single-use retail and restaurant projects. He shares much of his market knowledge with other brokers throughout the southwest who aspire to become CCIMs (Certified Commercial Investment Members), a designation he has held since 1996.

Professional Affiliations

Member International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Member Commercial Real Estate Council of Oklahoma City (CREC)
Member Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)

Partial Client List

  • Crest Grocery Stores
  • Mercy's Health
  • Arby's
  • Whataburger
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Darden Restaurant Group
  • Uncle Julio's
  • Jimmy John's
  • AAA
  • Charlie's/Green Lantern Car Wash
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