Mr. Putnam has been a real estate professional for the past 29 years, with a concentration in office leasing and sales in Hartford County. He has specialized in tenant representation and the marketing of high quality office projects including The Campus at Greenhill, Goodwin Square, Constitution Plaza and Somerset Square in Glastonbury.
Jon has represented companies such as United Technologies, AT&T, Verizon, General Reinsurance, Hewlett Packard, General Electric, and XL Insurance, to name a few. In 2010 he represented Pfizer in the sale of their 750,000 square foot R&D headquarters building in New London, CT. Mr. Putnam is also responsible for some of the largest sale transactions in the Hartford area. These include 140 Garden Street (470,000 square feet); One Commercial Plaza (680,000 square feet) and Metro Center (285,000 square feet). He recently represented UBS Realty in the relocation of their Global Headquarters in downtown Hartford as well as Shipman & Goodwin, one of Hartford's largest law firms for 110,000 square feet.
Awards & Associations
Mr. Putnam joined Cushman & Wakefield in 1984 after a successful career in the film industry as National Sales Manager for United Artists Classics, a division of MGM/UA in New York City. He has been ranked within the top 100 Cushman & Wakefield brokers nationally several times during his career. He has been an active member of both The Real Estate Exchange (CREW) and the Real Estate Finance Association, and is a board member of the Connecticut Chapter of CoreNet. Jon has made numerous industry group presentations on the Greater Hartford Office Market and is quoted frequently about the office market in publications such as the Hartford Courant, Hartford Business Journal, and The Wall Street Journal.
Mr. Putnam is a founding board member and Chairman of the non-profit organization Connecticut River Heritage Trail, Inc., established to create a Connecticut River Greenway (trail) along the entire length of the river in Connecticut. Jon has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Syracuse University.