Elijah K. Barnes

Landlord Representation

  • Washington, DC
  • 2001 K Street NW
  • Suite 200 North
  • Washington, DC 20006 United States


Professional Profile

Eli Barnes joined Avison Young in September 2014 as a Principal. At Avison Young he is a leader of the DC Agency Leasing practice. Immediately prior to joining Avison Young, Eli had been a Managing Director and principal at Cassidy Turley since 2008, focusing on Landlord Representation in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Throughout his career, Eli has helped generate over a billion dollars in lease value for his clients.

Prior to joining Cassidy Turley, Eli worked at Jones Lang LaSalle as a Vice President for the Leasing and Management group. 


  • The University of Virginia, B.A., Economics, where he was a four year scholarship recipient as well as Captain of the University of Virginia Golf Team
  • Master of Business Administration, John Hopkins Carey Business School
  • Licensed Salesperson in The District of Columbia

Awards & Affiliations

  • Director - Barnes Group
  • Member - CREBA
  • DC/VA/MD Leasing Professional of the Year, JLL, 2005
  • JLL Club, 2007