Philip Bird SIOR

VP Office Brokerage

605 S Front Street, Suite 200 | Columbus, Ohio 43215

Columbus, Ohio 43215

614-629-5296 office | 614-557-9967 mobile

614-557-9967 mobile

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Jenna Loxterman
(614) 629-5227

Philip Bird, Vice President of Office Brokerage at NAI Ohio Equities, specializes in the leasing and sale of general and medical office properties. Philip has been an agent at NAI Ohio Equities since 2006, but since joining the NAI Office Brokerage team in 2016, he has completed over 210 transactions totaling 2,500,000 square feet and $250 million.

Philip brings local market expertise and personal service, backed by the resources of NAI Global, to all of his real estate clients. Believing that honesty and integrity are the foundation of relationships, he always works in his clients’ best interests to deliver solutions and options that meet clients’ real estate needs.

Philip is a graduate of the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University with a BS in Business Administration.

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Why did you decide to get into Commercial Real Estate?

I became very interested in real estate during college while leasing/managing apartments near campus. After speaking with contacts in the business I was intrigued by the idea of beginning a career in an industry that is exciting, constantly evolving, and has essentially no limit on growth potential.

Why did you decide to make Columbus your home?

I initially moved to Columbus to attend The Ohio State University. It didn’t take long to realize how special this place is. Between the people and the city itself I knew I wanted to put down roots here.

Where do you like to vacation?

The Caribbean and other warm/tropical climates to take a break from Ohio winters. Also Colorado to visit family and enjoy the mountains.

What is your favorite hidden gem in Columbus?

The Pub Out Back – Old Worthington.

Case Studies


Caterina Ltd.

"We hired NAI-specifically Phil Bird and Peter Merkle--because they had been recommended by us by persons in the industry and who knew them from prior dealings and reputation and because we were impressed with their understanding of the unique nature of our historic neighborhood and our building in particular. Within two days of the posting, Phil was conducting walk-throughs and by the third day he had an offer that was very close to our asking price. We had a deal with the buyer in 5 days. Phil Bird stayed on top of this, working with the appraiser to achieve an informed appraisal, keeping us regularly informed about the progress of the transaction, and dealing professionally with curveballs thrown by others. We can't praise more highly the excellent work performed for us by NAI in the sale of our commercial property. Job well done!"

Catherine Adams, former owner


  • 24200 St Route 23 | 167,500 SF | Lease
  • 1105 Schrock Road | 213,000 SF | Sale
  • 1105 Schrock Road | 45,132 SF | Lease
  • 936 Eastwind Drive | 39,000 SF | Lease
  • 101-181 N Hamilton Road | 67,200 SF | Sale


BS, Business Administration
The Ohio State University (Fisher College of Business)


Columbus REALTORS®
Ohio Association of REALTORS®
National Association of REALTORS®
Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR)

Honors and Awards

2008 - Top 25 Largest Office Leases
2008 - Top 25 Largest Industrial Leases

Transaction Volume

Over 600 transactions
$510 million in volume
5,500,000 square feet