John began his real estate career in 2007. Before joining Venture, his real estate career took him all over the country. John started his career with Judge Fite Commercial, working Landlord and Tenant representation and land sales. In 2011, John switched sides of the business after being recruited by Spirit Halloween as the Senior Manager of Real Estate. John also spent time in-house as the Director of Real Estate at Tuesday Morning.
In 2017, John returned to brokerage with The Weitzman Group as Vice President of Portfolio Leasing, responsible for overseeing the leasing team for the JV Portfolio, formerly Cencor. Then, John took a master broker role representing Altitude Trampoline Park nationally. He played an integral part in the national placement strategy and site selection process for the franchisees, identifying over 500 big box locations throughout the country. John has almost seen every big box vacancy in the country—a fact that he is not sure if he is supposed to be proud of or slightly embarrassed.
Vacation Spot: Skiing in Colorado or Sitting on a beach - I'll take either
Favorite Restaurant: Portillo’s (Chicago)
Did you know: I jumped out of multiple airplanes to try and cure my fear of heights? It didn't work!
Sports Team: Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars