John has over 15 years of experience in the commercial, industrial and retail real estate industry and during his career has amassed a wealth of knowledge working with a diverse portfolio of investors and advisors as well as a variety of property types. As the Managing Director of Property Management for CBRE and Senior Leasing /Real Estate Manager for RREEF Management, John has become a trusted and respected advisor to his clients helping them to achieve the investment objectives for their particular asset. Working closely with the leasing team and operations staff, John’s team has been involved in the successful leasing, repositioning, operation and sale of numerous assets.
John provides oversight for a team of real estate professionals that are responsible for the management and leasing of approximately 4.1 million square feet of multi-tenant office and industrial properties within the Twin Cities metro area. In this role, John interacts with each asset’s ownership, leasing team and operations staff to develop and successfully implement the assets business plan. These responsibilities include the execution of leasing strategies, daily property operations, budgeting, tenant relations, financial, monthly reporting, capital planning, construction and contract administration. John and his team operate each property based on CBRE’s highly respected Global Standards. During a down market, John and his team were able to complete 95 lease transactions resulting in over 1.7M square feet of new and renewal leasing, which represented over 77 percent of their portfolio from 2009 through 2011.