Jesse Shkolnik



Jesse Shkolnik is a Commercial REALTOR® Senior Advisor with Equity. Jesse’s main responsibilities include commercial leasing, sales and tenant representation. He experienced in all aspects of real estate with listings, tenant representation and completed transactions of retail, office, industrial, investment, land, and residential properties. Through his career, he has worked with local, regional and national clients, and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Jesse’s transaction list includes deals completed with Cricket Wireless (30+ locations), Sola Salons, Hancock Fabrics, Sri Venkateswara Temple of Central Ohio, GoodVets, Sterling K-9 Doggy Daycare, and Connected Pathways Early Learning Centers.

Jesse joined Equity in 2014 after starting in commercial real estate at LGR Realty/Plaza Properties in 2009. He began working in real estate as a college intern and, after graduation, as a licensed agent with Plaza Properties. Jesse is a graduate of the College of Business at Ohio University in Athens.

Through his career, Jesse has been heavily involved with the Columbus Realtors and more recently with the Ohio Association of Realtors and CCIIR. In 2015, he was elected to the Columbus Realtors Commercial Advisory Board and was voted chair for 2017. Jesse was an appointed member of the Board of Directors and Columbus Realtors Foundation Board of Trustees in 2017. Hewas elected to a full 3-year term on the Foundation Board of Trustees starting in 2018 and a second term starting in 2023. Jesse is currently serving as President of the Columbus Commercial Industrial and Investment Realtors (CCIIR) organization.

Real Estate Community Involvement:

Columbus Realtors

  • Board of Directors (2017)
  • Foundation Board of Trustees (2017-20, 2023-25)
  • Foundation Treasurer (2021)
  • Foundation Chair (2022)
  • CORPAC Fundraising (2019 Co-Chair)
  • CORPAC Governing Board (2019 Member)
  • Commercial Advisory Board (2017 Chair)
  • Scholarship Committee (2017 Chair)
  • Commercial Advisory Board (2015-17 Member)
  • Commercial Recognition Committee (2013 Chair)
  • Realtor Care Day Committee (2012 Co-Chair)
  • Young Professionals Network (2011 Chair)
  • Commercial Education Committee (2023-24 Chair)
  • Benevolence Committee (2023 Chair)


Ohio Association of Realtors

  • Board of Directors (2017 – 2019)
  • Strategic Planning Committee (2017 – 2018)


Columbus Commercial Industrial Investment Realtors (CCIIR)

  • President (2023)
  • Vice President (2022), Treasurer (2021), Secretary (2020)


Completed Transactions With:

Cricket Wireless, Clothes Mentor, Little Caesars Pizza, Hancock Fabrics, Louisville Overstock Warehouse, Lazer Kraze Family Fun Center, Commercial Pools Plus and many more…



  • 2017 Columbus Realtors YPN 10 Under 40
  • 2016 Columbus Realtors Largest 1031 Commercial Exchange
  • 2016 Columbus Realtors Largest Commercial Retail Transaction – Sale
  • 2011 Columbus Realtors Commercial Rookie of the Year