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About Us

The Baker Realty Team

James P. Baker

Founder & President

 Jim Baker graduated from Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee, in 1968 with a B.S. in Business. He began his real estate career in the commercial real estate business in 1972. In 1982, Jim founded Baker Realty Company and under his leadership has seen the company grow into the leading industrial real estate company servicing the Tennessee Valley Region.

Bob Thornton, SIOR

Director, Industrial Real Estate

Bob Thornton is Director of Industrial Real Estate for Baker Realty Company, specializing in the selling and leasing of industrial property in Knoxville and throughout the East Tennessee Valley Region. Bob is an active member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) with thirty three years of experience in industrial development and industrial real estate brokerage.

Clint Baker

Affiliate Broker

Clint Baker graduated from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2013 with a B.S.B.A. in Marketing. He later earned his M.B.A. at the University of Arizona. Clint has previous experience is business sales and real estate finance, and specializes in industrial selling and leasing, client relationship management, and industrial property management.

Client Services

Baker Realty Company is committed to being the top industrial real estate brokerage firm in our market. Our company can perform an extensive analysis of the market, including significant sale and lease transactions and available space.

Our industrial services include:

  • Regional Market Analysis
  • Property Acquisition and Disposition
  • Tenant and Buyer representation
  • Site and Building selection

Specialized property types include:

  • Warehousing/Distribution: Bulk, Office/Warehouse, Service Center
  • Manufacturing and Heavy Industrial
  • Trucking and Transportation
  • Rail and Barge served sites

Baker Realty Company is an aggressive company with professionally trained industrial real estate brokers. Our company can provide industrial development services to assist and help expedite in the disposition of property. Baker’s specialized concentration in the industrial/warehousing market translates into a proven expertise that provides premium service for all our clients.