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John Chichester

Alliance Director

John Chichester

Alliance Director
Global Workplace Solutions
+1 703 9050279

Tysons Corner

1861 International Drive
Suite 300
McLean, VA 22102
+1 703 821 6900
+1 703 442 4956

Professional Experience

John Chichester currently serves as the Alliance Director within CBRE’s Global Corporate Services Group supporting the Bon Secours account, a not-for-profit health system headquartered in Marriottsville, Maryland. Mr. Chichester is responsible for management of transaction management and lease administration services, as well as the dedicated brokerage network in the execution of transactions for over three million square feet of real estate in nine states. He also serves as the Transaction Manager for the Hampton Roads and Richmond health systems of Bon Secours.

Mr. Chichester began his career with CBRE in 1997 as a Portfolio Manager on the Bank of America account, also within CBRE’s Global Corporate Services Group. While working on the Bank of America account, he was responsible for leasing and project management for three Bank of America business groups that included 210 locations and 750,000 square feet. Mr. Chichester served as tenant representative and primary contact for all lease renewals, lease terminations and new lease negotiations. He negotiated deals with landlords and landlord brokers on 3, 5, and 10 year lease terms, and served as Project Manager for office relocations, reconfigurations and start-ups, and managed a team of employees and vendors. He also provided real estate analysis and project consulting services, as well as creative solutions to real estate growth and downsizing opportunities. 

Transitioning to the Exxon Mobil account team in 2000, first as a Transaction Manager and then Real Estate Director, Mr. Chichester managed retail acquisitions, dispositions and lease administration departments responsible for roughly 100 dispositions, 30 acquisitions and a 750+ lease portfolio annually. He was responsible for reporting to the client on a consistent basis and was the primary point of contact for ExxonMobil's real estate related matters. In 2011, Mr. Chichester was elevated to serve as the Alliance Director supporting ExxonMobil’s United States and Americas South chain of over 3,000 retail stores. Account services included New Site Acquisition, Property Sales, Lease Administration, Project Management, Programs Management and Accounting.

Mr. Chichester then transitioned to the United States Postal Service (USPS) account as Alliance Director in 2011. Services included Property Dispositions, Lease Renewal Negotiations, Due Diligence Services and Landlord Maintenance Services for approximately 37,000 locations comprising almost 300 million square feet.


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations


  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Virginia

Education


  • Masters in Real Estate, Johns Hopkins University, 2006
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1993

John Chichester

Alliance Director
Global Workplace Solutions
+1 703 9050279

Tysons Corner

1861 International Drive
Suite 300
McLean, VA 22102
+1 703 821 6900
+1 703 442 4956