Managing Principal
Lee & Associates Eastern Pennsylvania

Specializing in Industrial Brokerage

John Van Buskirk, Principal

John Van Buskirk, SIOR
Managing Principal

D: 717.208.8671
O: 717.695.3840


Specializing in Industrial Brokerage

John Van Buskirk is a founding Principal of Lee & Associates of Eastern Pennsylvania LLC. In addition to his role as a transactor, Mr. Van Buskirk serves as a Manager, the Tax and Finance Chair, and Chairman of the firm’s holding company, Three Steps Realty, LLC. John’s transactional focus includes industrial landlord and tenant representation work along with development land advisory, site selection, investor acquisitions and adaptive re-use.

Mr. Van Buskirk has executed large scale site acquisition, leasing and investment sale assignments on behalf of many of the nation’s leading multi-market landlords, including Prologis, GLP, Liberty Property Trust, AEW, IndCor, Hillwood, Industrial Income Trust, Black Creek Group, Matrix Development, Link Logistics, Stag Industrial, First Industrial, Industrial Realty Group, and USAA.

Working on behalf of occupiers John has successfully executed complex mission critical work for numerous corporations and counts Ahold USA, Ollie’s Bargain Outlets, SC Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Wal-Mart Stores, Nordstrom Stores, DHL, and Norfolk Southern among his past and current clients.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Government, Franklin & Marshall College
  • Certificate in Supply Chain Leadership and Management, Smeal School of Business,
    Pennsylvania State University

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • National Association of Industrial & Office Parks (NAIOP)