Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Lincoln Harris Hires Ridr Knowlton as Senior Vice President - Brokerage Services

Ridr Knowlton
 CHARLOTTE, NC  — Lincoln Harris announced today that Ridr Knowlton has joined the firm as Senior Vice President - Brokerage Services. In his new role, Knowlton will co-direct Lincoln Harris’ office leasing business, serving Lincoln Harris projects as well as third party listings.

“Ridr brings unique experience to Lincoln Harris,” said Johno Harris, President of Lincoln Harris. 

“His extensive background in working with large corporate tenants is a valuable addition to our team. Additionally, he brings a fresh perspective to our market and projects.”

Prior to joining Lincoln Harris, Knowlton was a leading office leasing producer in the Atlanta market for more than 20 years, where he served as Managing Director and Regional Leasing Director of JLL and, most recently, as a Partner with the southeastern real estate investment and development firm, Dewberry Capital.

Knowlton is well known for executing many of Atlanta’s higher profile office leases including SunTrust Bank’s Midtown headquarters, as well as large suburban office transactions with Microsoft, Verizon, Aetna and others.

 Knowlton directed the lease up of several of Atlanta’s landmark office towers, including the iconic Equitable Building in downtown and Campanile, the former world headquarters of Bellsouth, in Midtown Atlanta.

John W. 'Johno' Harris III

While at JLL, Knowlton received national recognition for developing Sanctuary Park, a 1.4 million-square-foot office park located in the northern suburbs of Atlanta on behalf of JP Morgan Investment Management.

“I was considering some exciting opportunities in Atlanta when I was introduced to the Lincoln Harris team,” Knowlton said. “I was very impressed with the depth and caliber of professionals on their team, as well as the variety and scale of projects Lincoln Harris has on the horizon.

“While I was not initially considering relocating from Atlanta, the opportunity to work with the Lincoln Harris team and come to a great city like Charlotte, was one I could not pass up.”

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Savannah Duncan
The Wilbert Group
404-343-0870 (O) 404-901-4433 (C)

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