James E. Eaton, Jr.

Since 1983, Jim has specialized in the leasing and sale of office and industrial properties throughout the Greater Philadelphia Area. In addition, Jim has represented many of his clients in transactions throughout the United States and Europe.

In the last 30 years, Jim has leased or sold over $1 billion of commercial property. His success is attributed to the focus on client service and relationship building, which has resulted in multiple transactions with the same clients.

Selected Career Highlights

  • Represented Verizon Communications in 15 transactions valued in excess of $30 million; approximately 400,000 square feet of space.
  • Represented Primavera Systems, Inc. in over 20 transactions throughout the United States and Europe valued in excess of $60 million; approximately 300,000 square feet of space.
  • Represented Hitachi Data Systems in 6 transactions throughout the United States, highlighted by the sale of a 130,000 square foot office/warehouse building in suburban Baltimore.
  • Represented the landlord in a 112,000 square foot full building lease to General Electric in suburban Philadelphia.
  • Represented United National Insurance in multiple transactions totaling 85,000 square feet of Class A office space in suburban Philadelphia.
  • American Executive Center - 25 Class “A” office transactions in the Greater Philadelphia area.
  • SKF USA Inc. - 40 sale/lease transactions throughout the US totaling over 1,000,000 SF. Highlighted by:
    - 315,000 SF industrial building sale in Altoona, PA
    - 120,000 SF build to suit for the North American Corporate Headquarters
    - 253,000 industrial lease in Hebron, KY
  • Community Health Systems (one of the nation’s leading operators of general acute care hospital
    - numerous sale, lease, and acquisition transactions for approximately 200 hospitals throughout the United States.


  • Graduate of the University of Cincinnati


  • Elected to the NAI Global's "Circle of Excellence" which recognizes the highest level of achievement throughout the NAI network
  • 11-time member of NAI Global's prestigious "Gold Club", which recognizes outstanding achievement
  • Recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal for the "Best Suburban Lease Transaction" award for 2009
  • Recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a team member for the "Best Suburban Green Project" award for 2009


  • Co-Chairman and Board Member of the Hubert J.P. Schoemaker Charity Golf Event

Corporate Clients Served

  • Community Health Systems
  • Verizon Communications
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Primavera Systems, Inc.
  • American Executive Center
  • Flamm, Boroff & Bacine, P.C.
  • SKF USA Inc.
  • United National Insurance
  • C-E Minerals, Inc.
  • Philadelphia Hand Center
  • Hitachi Data Systems, Inc.
James E. Eaton, Jr.

James E. Eaton, Jr.

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