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John Ferguson

President, Advisory Services, Atlanta

John Ferguson President, Advisory Services, Atlanta
Atlanta 3550 Lenox Road NE
Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30326

Professional Experience

As leader for Advisory Services in Atlanta, Mr. Ferguson oversees operations of the company’s Atlanta office and drives its growth strategy for all Advisory Service lines of business, including Advisory & Transaction Services, Investment Sales, Debt & Structured Finance, Property Management, Valuation & Advisory Services and Project Management.

He is responsible for the activities of more than 500 professionals across the full spectrum of the Company’s business lines in Atlanta. Mr. Ferguson received CBRE’s President’s Award on three occasions, recognizing his outstanding performance as the Atlanta market leader.

He is a former occupier rep specialist in the Atlanta office, where he helped a wide range of companies to plan and execute their real estate strategies.

Prior to entering the real estate field, he was President of a leading risk management and insurance firm in Atlanta. Mr. Ferguson is a native of Athens, Georgia, and a graduate of The University of Georgia. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and two children.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Woodruff Arts Center Board Member
  • Piedmont Healthcare Foundation Board Member
  • Agape Advisory Board Member
  • Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, Past President, 2011
  • Trinity Presbyterian Church, Member
    ‒ Church Elder 2009-2011, 2001-2003, Mission Council 2007
    ‒ Co-Chair Commitment Campaign 2006, Executive Committee 2003, 2010
  • Additional Memberships:
    ‒ Gridiron Secret Society, Peachtree Golf Club, Piedmont Driving Club and UGA Alumni Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon


  • 2020 Georgia Trend, Top 100 Influential Georgians
  • 2020 Atlanta Magazine, Top 500 Leaders
  • CBRE Global Leadership Counsel
  • Co-Chair, Americas Strategy Group, 2012 & 2013
  • CBRE Americas Operating Management Board
  • CBRE Presidents Performance Award, 2007, 2008 & 2012
  • CBRE America’s Presidents Advisory Council, 2005 & 2006
  • CBRE Emerging Leaders Attendee, 2005
  • CBRE HPLP, 2013 & 2014


  • B.B.A. in Finance, The University of Georgia
John Ferguson President, Advisory Services, Atlanta
Atlanta 3550 Lenox Road NE
Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30326