John Montakab is a First Vice President based in the Ontario office for CBRE, providing exceptional transaction and advisory services to clients throughout Southern California. During his career, he has led the sale of properties with an aggregate value in excess of $3 billion in the Inland Empire, Orange, Los Angeles, and San Diego Counties. With previous experience in affordable housing transactions, John has expertise in due diligence, complex deal structures and understanding market dynamics and the drivers of future growth. He is passionate about problem-solving and recognized for his ability to build a rapport and trust with clients by listening to their objectives, keeping them ahead of developing issues throughout the sales cycle and always prioritizing their interests. Prior to joining CBRE in 2016, John was an Associate Director at the Institutional Property Advisors, a division of Marcus & Millichap. He earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of California San Diego.