John is an investment/industrial property specialist with extensive experience creating and implementing strategic real estate programs for clients. As a market expert for the past 25 years, he specializes in assisting investors, owners, tenants, developers and institutions in sales, leasing and build-to-suit of investment industrial projects and vacant land. John is based in Chicago although much of his corporate work involves regional and national portfolio assignments.
Career History / Professional Recognition
In 2002, John co-founded Lee & Associates of Illinois and together with his partners has built a 50 person firm providing full service support to clients. Prior to starting Lee, John had been with CB Richard for 14 years. John was named one of Chicago’s Power Brokers for leasing industry activity by the CoStar Group.
Affiliations / Education
John graduated with honors from Indiana University with a degree in Finance and Real Estate. A licensed broker in the States of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, he is an active member of the Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE), has a Society Of Industrial And Office Realtors (SIOR) and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, and is LEED AP BD+C Certified. John has also recently completed continuing education classes at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.