Jonathan Blacker, Esq., Senior Vice President
Licensed Broker in Massachusetts
Jonathan Blacker has been extensively involved in real estate and the practice of law since the eighties. As Senior Vice President of Denenberg Realty Advisors, Mr. Blacker brings to the table a broad based skill set and extensive experience both as an attorney and in the last fifteen years as a commercial real estate broker. He has been the founder and developer of numerous food-service restaurant concepts that are still in operation today, which gives him a unique perspective of being on both sides of a negotiating table. Over the years Mr. Blacker has earned his reputation for his outstanding advocacy skills. He has a keen understanding of the common and competing issues that are of importance to each of the respective parties to any transaction. He has established himself an outstanding problem solver and always has grasp of what it will take to make “the deal.” Mr. Blacker brings experience, clarity of vision, advocacy skills and market knowledge to each transaction.
Whether it is the sale of a 180 unit apartment complex for 38 million dollars (Abbington Woods); or representing a commercial retail tenant or owner looking to acquire or lease retail space; or the office user looking to expand or acquire 5,000 to 15,000 square feet; Mr. Blacker has mastered the process required to bring about the desired outcome. Mr. Blacker has represented hundreds of office users in connection with their lease requirements in the Boston financial district as well as every suburban metropolitan market, including but not limited to: Burlington, Woburn, Newton, Needham, Wellesley, Quincy and Braintree. On the retail side he has represented numerous retailers and developers looking to acquire or lease their space. He has a comprehensive understanding of the restaurant industry as a former owner, operator and entrepreneur and has represented numerous restaurant operators as they seek to expand.
Prior to joining Denenberg Realty Advisors, Mr. Blacker led the Blue Stream Commercial Real Estate Group. There he focused on tenant representation, servicing retail and office clients in downtown Boston and the Greater Boston Metropolitan markets. Relying on his experiences, expertise and education, Mr. Blacker brings a unique vantage point which enables him to deliver to his clients optimum results. His multi-tiered skills assure his clients of the most favorable business and economic terms.
Mr. Blacker received his J.D. degree in 1975 from the New England School of Law, with a concentration in real estate related law and was a practicing attorney for many years. He also holds Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Maryland.