About Us

Kevin McGowan is the founder of McGowan Corporate Real Estate Advisors. McGowan is a Broker of Record in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, New York, West Virginia, Virginia, Massachusetts, and Idaho. Since 2004, McGowan has been an active industrial broker earning both the SIOR and CCIM designations. McGowan initially chose to work with users in the Lehigh Valley, Central PA, and NJ because he sees tremendous opportunities for corporations to leverage the logistics advantages of these key distribution locations. This local work has grown to serve clients nationally and internationally.  McGowan is a Fellow of IAMC (Industrial Asset Management Council), and the SIOR representative on the joint IAMC/SIOR Research Committee.   McGowan is a frequent panelist and keynote speaker at national industrial real estate conferences and a past expert witness on the topic of industrial real estate. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the NYU Stern School of Business.   

Sara Cotton McGowan has over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry, dedicated primarily to alternative investments. Prior to joining McGowan Advisors in 2014, she held investment roles in the hedge fund group at Bessemer Trust for over a decade, an area that managed over $2 billion in assets across a range of debt and equity investment strategies during her tenure.   Ms. Cotton McGowan received a B.A. in Economics from Barnard College of Columbia University. She currently serves as a member of the CCIM Institute investment oversight group.

Jack McGowan
Senior Advisor


Jack McGowan has over 40 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry specializing in corporate tenant representation. During his career, Mr. McGowan has successfully negotiated transactions in excess of $1.2B for such clients as Siemens Medical, GE Capital, Lockheed-Martin, and Raytheon Corporation.