Specialties: Corporate Services, Office, Tenant Representation
Scope of Service Experience
Joseph Faulkner serves as Executive Managing Director of NAI Capital’s Commerce office. In his new role, Faulkner will oversee its Commerce office and lead efforts to build NAI Capital’s presence in Downtown Los Angeles. Faulkner brings with him 30 years of expertise in providing tenant representation and corporate advisory services.
Background & Experience
Having spent his entire career in commercial real estate, Faulkner has extensive experience advising American corporations on domestic and international facility and location strategy. He worked with Reliance Steel & Aluminum on its corporate headquarters move from a small historical base to the top two floors of a prominent office building in the Western United States. He advised Computer Sciences on their consolidation of several offices into two larger locations in London.
Faulkner, previously served as Senior Vice President with CRESA where he exclusively represented tenants on their space needs. Faulkner founded his own firm with international partners in the 1980s and 1990s. In 1996, he was hired by Trammell Crow Company and grew their portfolio to 1.6M square feet of listings in Downtown Los Angeles. He was recruited in 1998 by Grubb & Ellis to oversee its brokerage operations, for two offices in Los Angeles, providing full service commercial and industrial real estate services. From 2002 to 2008, Faulkner served as Executive Vice President at Charles Dunn Company, helping to lead one of the most profitable years in their company’s history.
Joseph Faulkner graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Business Administration and Finance.
Professional Associations & Designations
Faulkner is an active board member of the A.I.R and Los Angeles Headquarters Association where he works to bring together top business leaders to help shape Los Angeles and continually drive its future. He has served as past President for both of those organizations as well as chapter president of the SIOR. Faulkner is a dedicated leader in the commercial real estate business community.