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The managing member of Harkaway Commercial is Harry Harkaway.  Harry has worked in commercial real estate for his entire career.  He started in property management with JMB Realty of Chicago, Illinois, at the time the largest property owner in the country.  While with JMB, he worked in various asset classes in Chicago, Minneapolis, and Syracuse, New York.  Later, he acted as Area Leasing Manager in Washington, D.C., where he directed leasing transactions for over one million square feet of properties.  Harry returned to Syracuse as a partner with the Bell Group, where he served as a Tenant Representative assisting clients in lease negotiations, site selection, and commercial sales and acquisitions.  Harry was recruited and transferred to Seattle, Washington joining the Northwest’s largest commercial real estate firm, Kidder Mathews & Segner, where he worked with numerous high-tech companies.  Returning to Syracuse, Harry joined the Pioneer Companies as a Senior Vice President, working with the highly respected company for over 12 years, directing leasing transactions, and supervising a 4.2 million square foot portfolio consisting of 38 office and industrial buildings. He later joined the firm of CBD Brokerage providing services for numerous third-party clients.  Today, Harry serves as a principal of his namesake company, Harkaway Commercial. He has been published in numerous real estate publications. Harry has a Bachelor of Science in Economics, and a Masters of Business Administration. He attended the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.



Check out some of our select transactions


Investment Sales

AXA Towers

Transaction management for the sale (two different sales) of AXA Towers (600,000 SF)


Property Dispositions

Excellus HQ

Sales of numerous Excellus (and former PHP) properties throughout Upstate


Investment Sale

Ball Plastics

Transaction management for industrial property


Investment Sale

Time Warner Cable/Spectrum

Transaction management for net-leased investment property



Salina Meadows

Purchase analysis and underwriting for acquisition



308 Maltbie Street

Buyer’s representative for acquisition


Property Management & Disposition

One Lincoln Center

Provided management services and transaction management for the sale

Tenant Representation for the Bond Law firm


Development Services

Allergy & Asthma Diagnostic Services

Provided Construction/Development services for

build to suit


Financial Services

1101 Erie Boulevard

Provided transactional services for all facets including management, leasing, re-financing, and acquisition


Leasing Services

Camillus Commons

Assisted St. Joseph’s Hospital as tenant representative

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