James Connelly
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Directory of Assoc. Services

James M. Connelly, Summit Commercial Real Estate & Director of Assoc. Services


1990 M Northwest St 600, Washington, District of Columbia 200036 United States

About Us


  • Confidential Tenant Representation
  • Full Analysis of Options
  • No Cost to Client (Landlord Pays Broker Fees)
  • 20+ Years' Experience

Summit Commercial Real Estate Association & Corporate Services Group -- Mr. Connelly's responsibilities with Summit include: Commercial leasing, tenant representation, and commercial sales. His commercial leasing experience focuses on serving Washington's association, corporate, medical, legal, union, and not-for-profit communities.

He coordinates a step-by-step process for clients to locate, acquire, expand and improve raw land and/or office space in Metropolitan Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Specific strategic planning capabilities consist of market analysis; financial analysis; property evaluation; coordination of zoning and legal expertise; construction management; lease renegotiation; and tax-exempt financial alternatives. He has completed transactions throughout the DC Metro area and is currently working with several clients on a nationwide and international basis.

Mr. Connelly is active on Capitol Hill, working with groups such as National Federation of Republican Women, National Association of Letter Carriers, as well as the Legal Services Corporation.

Mr. Connelly has represented tenants in their acquisition of office space, including Ford Motor Company,McDermott Inc., Exelon Energy, Embassy of Thailand, Embassy of Portugal, Embassy of Ukraine,Embassy of Kazakhstan, State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic, National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Associated General Contractors of America, American Nurses Association, American Gas Association, International Snack Food Association, and Oakcrest School.

Prior to joining Summit, he had been employed as an executive with the Charles E. Smith Companies and Lincoln Property Company, specializing in commercial real estate advisory services. Mr. Connelly is a graduate of Gonzaga College High School and Tulane University.

Summit is one of the leading full-service tenant representation and commercial real estate firms in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Summit Commercial specializes in corporate/tenant advisory services, commercial properties, acquisition, and disposition of commercial and multi-family properties. With years of experience, the team members of Summit Commercial provide clients with exceptional results oriented service. Summit professionals address every aspect of your organization's real estate needs.

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