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John Lenio

Executive Vice President, Economist

John Lenio

Executive Vice President, Economist
Advisory & Transaction Services, Location Incentives
Meet the Team
+1 602 735 5514
+1 602 735 5762

Phoenix

2575 East Camelback Road
Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85016
+1 602 735 5555
+1 602 735 5655

Professional Experience

John Lenio is an Executive Vice President and Economist in CBRE’s Location Incentives practice. The Practice specializes in identifying, negotiating, and securing economic & tax incentives for CBRE’s corporate clients in the United States and Canada. Since 2004, the Practice has secured incentive packages valued over $1.5 billion for companies including AT&T, American Express, US Bank, McKesson, Lexmark and Discover.

Mr. Lenio has managed incentive engagements in all 50 States and 10 Provinces in Canada. This has given him unique insight into the nuances of economic development and site selection from primary urban centers to secondary and tertiary communities. In addition, Mr. Lenio is a widely sought after public speaker and subject matter expert in areas of site selection, economic development and tax policy, and tax incentives.

Mr. Lenio has been a practicing Economist since 1998 and has become a leading expert on matters of national and regional economic development, multifamily residential development, economic & fiscal impact analysis, and real estate due feasibility studies. He has completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at Arizona State University studying economics (bachelor’s and master’s), business administration (master’s), and quantitative business techniques (certificate).

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Quoted Articles and Newsletters
    • Wall Street Journal
    • Area Development
    • Site Selection Magazine
    • Fox News Online
    • Arizona Capitol Times
    • Arizona Republic
    • Des Moines Register
    • Centre County Daily times

Achievements


  • Team of the Year Award Corporate Services, 2006 and 2007
  • Top Corporate Services Team, 2005

Education


  • Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
    1. Undergraduate Studies
      1. Economics
      2. Finance
      3. Quantitative Business Techniques
    2. Masters Studies
      1. Business Administration and Economics
      2. Focus on Microeconomic Theory
      3. Mathematical Economics

Clients

  • Accent Marketing
  • Allstate
  • American Express
  • Asurion
  • Axalta Coating Systems
  • AT&T
  • Bechtel Corporation
  • Bridgepoint Education
  • Corporate Executive Board
  • Clarcor
  • CUNA Mutual
  • CyrusOne
  • Discover
  • Experian
  • Express Scripts
  • Fish & Richardson

John Lenio

Executive Vice President, Economist
Advisory & Transaction Services, Location Incentives
Meet the Team
+1 602 735 5514
+1 602 735 5762

Phoenix

2575 East Camelback Road
Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85016
+1 602 735 5555
+1 602 735 5655