redirect pin user minus plus fax mobile-phone office-phone data envelope globe outlook retail close line-arrow-down solid-triangle-down facebook globe2 google hamburger line-arrow-left solid-triangle-left linkedin wechat play-btn line-arrow-right arrow-right solid-triangle-right search twitter line-arrow-up solid-triangle-up calendar globe-americas globe-apac globe-emea external-link music picture paper pictures play gallery download rss-feed vcard account-loading
Biria St. John, Vice Chairman/Partner

Biria St. John

Vice Chairman/Partner

Biria St. John

Vice Chairman/Partner
Meet the Team
+1 617 912 6924
+1 617 912 7001
Affiliate Logo - Boston

Boston

33 Arch Street
28th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
+1 617 912 7000
+1 617 912 7001

Professional Experience

Mr. St. John is a Vice Chairman/Partner at CBRE/New England co-leading the New England Multifamily Investment Sales team. He most recently served as an Executive Director with Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.'s Capital Markets Group having joined in October 2006. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., Mr. St. John was a member of the Investment Properties Group at CBRE/NE and prior to that, he was a member of the Consulting and Valuation Group. In 2005, he was elected as Partner of CBRE/NE.

During his career, Mr. St. John has participated in excess of $5.5 billion in multifamily transactions totaling over 45,000 units. For four years running starting in 2008, Biria was the #2 apartment sales professional at C&W and ranked fifth amongst all investment sales professionals in 2010. In 2007, Biria was named one of the “Top 100” sales professionals nationally for Cushman & Wakefield. In 2004 and 2005, Biria achieved the “Top 200” designation from CBRE out of 4,000 sales professionals nationwide. In his position as an appraiser with CBRE/NE, Mr. St. John provided consulting and valuation services to a number of institutional, public and private organizations. He has served the valuation needs of such clients as pension fund advisors, Wall Street conduit lenders and FNMA DUS originators.

In addition to traditional market rate apartment sales, Mr. St. John has developed a specialization in affordable housing, having sold in excess of $450 million of affordable housing properties in the last five years. These include affordable transactions of all kinds, including Section 8, LIHTC, Section 236, 40B and 13A transactions. Furthermore, he has developed a specialization for land transactions, including apartment sites, large tract subdivisions, condo development sites, etc. 

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Greater Boston Real Estate Board
  • Real Estate Finance Association
  • National Multi Housing Council (Associate Member)
  • Citizens Housing and Planning Association
  • Builders Association of Greater Boston
  • Licensed salesperson in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island


Education


  • University of Vermont, B.A. in Economics

Clients Represented

  • Beacon Communities
  • Boston Land Company
  • SHP
  • Silver Street

Biria St. John

Vice Chairman/Partner
Meet the Team
+1 617 912 6924
+1 617 912 7001
Affiliate Logo - Boston

Boston

33 Arch Street
28th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
+1 617 912 7000
+1 617 912 7001

Available Properties

CC Circle Award Logo

Colbert Coldwell Circle

Our top 3% of producers, who exemplify our firm's tradition of integrity, exceptional performance and client service.