John Cohlmia, CCIM

John Cohlmia, CCIM, Senior Vice President

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

John Cohlmia is Senior Vice President at Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort, having joined the company upon graduating from The University of Kansas in 1985.  He specializes in restaurant and retail real estate.
Mr. Cohlmia began his real estate career with Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort at a time when the economic climate in 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 center 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 CCIM’s (Certified Commercial Investment Member), a designation he has held since 1996.

Professional Affiliations

Member International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Member Oklahoma City Metropolitan Association of Realtors
Member Commercial Real Estate Council of Oklahoma City

Partial Client List

  • Darden Restaurants
  • Arby's | US Beef
  • Mercy Health System
  • Crest Foods
  • Chatenay Square
  • Quail Village Shopping Center