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Newsmakers: Wayne Harer on his baseball past

Wayne Harer is something of a local legend in the real estate world. But before the executive managing director at Newmark Knight Frank was a commercial real estate broker, he came to the city as a Columbus Clipper. This week's Newsmaker focuses on Harer's baseball career which brought him to Columbus for three seasons, including with the 1980 and 1981 championship teams. Harer spent a long time as a player and, he says, his experiences there helped him in his new career representing many major commercial real estate leases around downtown and in the suburbs. But he's never strayed far from the game.


 2019-12-02  15m