James Kennedy

The Founder and CEO of SteepSteel, James Kennedy, has been working and consulting in real estate investment and development for nearly 30 years and has reviewed and analyzed thousands of wireless agreements for private and government clients for more than 20 of those years.


James has earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a Master of Science in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of Denver, and holds the renowned CCIM designation.


James has been featured in wireless, real estate, and government publications, including Realtormag, Commercial Investment Real Estate, American City & County, CoStar, Institute of Real Estate Management, and the Washington Association of Sewer & Water Districts.  He is also the author of Cell Tower Secrets: Proven Cell Tower Lease Management and Sales Strategies for Landlords and Real Estate Professionals (2023), currently available on Amazon.