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Jeffrey S. Miller, SIOR
Industrial & Office Specialist
Senior Managing Director, Newmark Knight Frank
2322 E Kimberly Rd., Suite 100 W
Davenport, IA 52807
United States
Phone: +1-773-957.1446
Cell: +1-563-650.7400
Chapter:   SIOR Chicago Chapter
Member Since: 1988
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Jeffrey Miller joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2015 as a senior managing director

in the Chicago office, where he focuses on the Quad Cities region of Illinois and

Iowa. With 34 years of real estate experience, Mr. Miller brings to NKF significant

knowledge of industrial office and retail leasing and sales, land sales and buildto-

suits as well as marketing expertise.

Prior to joining NKF, Mr. Miller was with his own firm in the Quad Cities, where

he represented a variety of national, regional and local clients in the acquisition,

disposition and leasing of industrial and office real estate. Consistently ranked

among the region’s Top Producers, he has completed commercial real estate

transactions exceeding $500.0 million.

Mr. Miller’s representative clients have included Alcoa, American Express, APAC

Customer Services, CNH Global N.V., Deere & Co., Earle M. Jorgenson Co.,

IBM, KONE Inc., Kraft Global, MetLife, Sentry Insurance, The TRANE Company,

Upper Iowa University, Willis, Inc. and Winnebago Industries.


 School House Road, LLC – 120 acres

 Caterpillar – 2.5 million SF (represented purchaser of the facility)

 Earle M. Jorgenson – 180,000 SF

 IBM – 145,000 SF

 Graham Packaging – 141,350 SF

 Sentry Insurance – 73,500 SF

 Putman Estate – 70,000 SF

 KONE Inc. – 48,000 SF

 CNH Global – 25,000 SF

 Merrill Lynch – 15,250 SF


 Board of directors, Rock Island Arsenal Development Group

 Active dual member (industrial and office specialist), Society of Industrial and

Office Realtors (SIOR), 1988 – present

 Member and past chairman, finance and budget committee, SIOR

 Member, National Association of Realtors

 Member, Quad City Area Realtors Association

 Member, Iowa Association of Realtors

 Member, Bettendorf Development Corporation

Mr. Miller received his Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from

the University of Northern Iowa.


Jeff Miller’s longevity of 34 years in commercial real estate proves his experience, persistence and devotion to his career. Starting in leasing and property management and moving to brokerage, Jeff’s background demonstrates his knowledge of both real estate and the Quad Cities’ market. Jeff has consistently placed in the top 5% of commercial real estate professionals in the Quad City market over his career. Jeff’s membership in SIOR allows him to consult with national companies on both a national and worldwide basis.


Deere & Co. Alcoa APAC Customer Services Upper Iowa University

Trinity Medical Center IBM Willis, Inc. American Express

Sentry Insurance Earle M. Jorgensen Co. Kraft Global Winnebago Industries

The TRANE Company KONE Inc. MetLife CNH Global N.V.


• Represented the Purchaser in the acquisition of the former Caterpillar facility consisting of 2.5 million square feet of industrial and office space.

• Represented Sentry Insurance in the build-to-suit development of its Davenport, IA office facility consisting of 73,500 square feet.

• Represented The Putnam Estate in the redevelopment and leasing of The Putnam Building consisting of 70,000 square feet of office and retail area.

• Consultant for the Seller on the sale of 115 acres of development land in Eldridge, IA.

• Represented KONE Inc. in the sale of 48,000 square feet of industrial building in Moline, IL.

• Consultant for IBM in the development and leasing of 145,000 square feet of office space in Dubuque, IA.

• Represented School House Road, LLC. in the acquisition of 120 acres of development land in the I-80 corridor.

• Represented Tenant in the build-to-suit development of 132,000 square feet of industrial space in Eldridge, IA.


Jeff received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Northern Iowa in 1978.


Jeff Miller is an active Dual Member of SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) and current member and past chairman of the SIOR – Finance and Budget Committee. He is a member of the Quad City Area Realtors Assn., National Association of Realtors, Iowa Association of Realtors, Bettendorf Development Corporation, Quad City First, and Rock Island Arsenal Development Group. He serves on several Boards of Directors.

Areas of Practice
  • Investments
  • Tenant Representation
  • Landlord
  • Corporate Services
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Sale/Leasing
  • Consulting
M2M Transactions

Kemp Conrad, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield - Commercial Advisors LLC
Memphis, TN

Jeffrey Miller, SIOR

Newmark Knight Frank
Davenport, IA

$4,900,966 Industrial Sale

147,328 sq. ft. / 13 acres

Iowa City, IA - October 8, 2015

Regan Trittler, SIOR, CCIM

Mohr Partners
Saint Louis, MO

Jeffrey Miller, SIOR

Newmark Knight Frank
Davenport, IA

$2,080,841 Office Lease

Bettendorf, IA - April 1, 2011

Regan Trittler, SIOR, CCIM

Mohr Partners
Saint Louis, MO

Jeffrey Miller, SIOR

Newmark Knight Frank
Davenport, IA

Office Sale

11,000 sq. ft.

Regan represented Upper Iowa University
Jeffrey represented Upper Iowa University

Bettendorf, IA - April 1, 2011
Committee History
CommitteeCommittee RoleBegin DateEnd Date
Health Care Brokers OP-NET 4/1/1998 
SPB - Tenant Representation 1/1/20071/1/2020
Budget and Finance CommitteeMember10/1/20119/30/2015
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