James Spittler, Jr.

Founding Partner | Principal | Senior Broker

NAI Highland, LLC
Two North Cascade Ave, Suite 300
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
United States
T +1 719 667 6877
M +1 719 332 6528

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Land, Office, Retail

Background & Experience

James E. Spittler, Jr., SIOR, a founding principal of NAI Highland, LLC, offers a broad spectrum of services from office, industrial and retail leasing and sales to investment and vacant land sales. Most of his business is either repeat business with existing clients or referrals from a wide-ranging network. A veteran of the Colorado Springs’ commercial real estate market since 1978, Spittler was named Colorado Springs’ Commercial Realtor® of the Year for 1985 and 1991, becoming the second two-time winner of this award.


Jim is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and served as a fighter pilot in Vietnam, where he flew 314 combat missions.

Professional Associations & Designations

Community involvement includes past Secretary, Vice-Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs. He served a second term as Chairman of Goodwill in 2007. He is past Chairman of the Business Climate Initiatives Group of the Chamber of Commerce. Nationally, Spittler is past President and Chairman of the Board of the United States Air Force Academy Association of Graduates (AOG), a member of the Colorado Thirty Group and the Falcon Foundation Board of Trustees. Dual SIOR (Office & Industrial) Chairman PPAR Arbitration Committee 1990-present Chairman Realtors Commercial Industrial Society 1985 CoStar Power Broker – Top Broker Award

Transaction History

Wal Mart Development Site-2001 35 acres @$4.4 million Zoned 36 acres retail site-2002 $7.5 million 70,000 sf lease to Adelphia Communications approx 230,000 sf of Leases for Focus on the Family 64,500 sf office lease to GSA-Army Space Command

Strategic Clients

Major clients include JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Times-Mirror Corporation, McGraw-Hill, Focus on the Family, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA), Kroger's, First National Bank (now Chase), United Banks (now Wells Fargo), General Motors Asset Management Corporation, El Paso Companies (CIG), Young Life, USAA, Army Space Command and Continental Properties, Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado and Pikes Peak Community Foundation.