John joined Hilco in 2012 and brings extensive transactional experience to the acquisitions team. John is currently responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and managing real estate investments throughout the Chicagoland area and other Midwest markets. Prior to joining HRE’s acquisitions team, John handled the successful execution of strategic sales for HRE’s diverse disposition assignments totaling over 10 million square feet in transactions. As a result, he has valued a vast quantity of assorted properties and has executed a variety of sales strategies for complex portfolio and single asset dispositions. From these often-challenging assignments, John has significant transaction experience in primary, secondary, and tertiary markets nationwide.
Prior to Hilco, John worked for ProTen Realty Group / CORFAC International, a tenant advisory firm. He specialized in office lease transactions and was involved in closing over $18 million of cumulative lease values. He also worked for CB Richard Ellis, gaining exposure to the marketing and financing for all asset classes including industrial, office, multi-family, and retail properties. John earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from DePauw University.