Throughout the last decade, Justin Cazana has been a senior leader in the East Tennessee commercial real estate market. Justin began his career managing the leasing and marketing of Commercial & Investment properties. He then became a founding principal and broker with Cushman & Wakefield|Cornerstone, the leading full service real estate firm in Tennessee. While building his portfolio of over 1.1 million square feet, Justin Cazana earned both the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) designations. Justin was named to Leadership Knoxville in 2015, Knoxville’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2009 as was the Knoxville Business Journal’s Broker of the Year in 2013.
As a leader in the Knoxville real estate market, Justin held office as the CCIM Knoxville Chapter President in 2010 and 2014. He served as Vice President on the Dogwood Arts Festival Committee from 2008 to 2011 and as President of the Rocky Hill Elementary School Foundation from 2013-2014. During his term on the University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Associates from 2010 to 2013 Justin cultivated awareness and interaction for the university in the community. Justin maintains an active role with Leadership Knoxville and Auburn University Student Life Capital Campaign Committee.
Justin is a Knoxville native residing in his hometown with his wife, Kristin, and two children. He is a graduate of Auburn University and maintains active Real Estate Broker licensure in Tennessee and Georgia.
2009 Knoxville Business Journal 40 Under 40
2013 Knoxville Business Journal/CCIM Broker of the Year
2015 Leadership Knoxville
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) President – Knoxville Chapter
SIOR- Middle Tennessee & East Tennessee Chapter
-Young Professionals Committee Member
University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Associates
Dogwood Arts Festival Board of Directors
Licensed Broker – Tennessee and Georgia
Commercial real estate consultant specializing in leasing and disposition of institutional-grade office buildings in the southeast.
Specialties: Leasing, Marketing, Brokerage, CCIM, SIOR
Executive with 10+ years of senior leadership experience in commercial real estate services. Collaborative, solutions-oriented leader known for authenticity, diplomacy, relationship-building, and inspiring team and individual performance. Strategic thinker who executes. Accomplished networker, recognized for linking people to resources and opportunities. Thought leader frequently tapped to speak, comment, and participate in industry and community programs, initiatives and publications.
Principal / Founder of Cushman & Wakefield | Cornerstone's Knoxville office. Has helped create the #1 full service real estate firm in East Tennessee. Currently, Cushman & Wakefield | Cornerstone manages more than 3,000,000 square feet of commercial property.
SIOR - Office Specialist
2010 & 2014 CCIM Knoxville Chapter President
Leadership Knoxville - 2015
Knoxville Chamber of Commerce - Board of Directors
University of Tennessee Chancellor's Associates 2010-2013
Rocky Hill Elementary School Foundation President 2012-2013
Dogwood Arts Festival Committee/Vice President 2008-2011
Auburn University Student Life Capital Campaign Committee
Knoxville Business Journal / CCIM 2013 Broker of the Year
CoStar Power Broker 2011-2013
- Knoxville Chamber of Commerce - Board of Directors
- Leadership Knoxville - 2015
- 2013 Knoxville Broker of the Year from Knoxville Business Journal / CCIM
- Dogwood Arts Festival - VP/Board of Directors
- University of Tennessee Chancellor's Associates
- CCIM Chapter President 2010 & 2014
- Knoxville 40 Under 40
Areas of Practice
- Tenant Representation
- Brokerage Management
Blue Ridge Realty, Inc.
61,688 sq. ft.
Justin represented Cooper Realty Investments
John represented Cooper Realty Investments
Knoxville, TN - November 2, 2015
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