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​Current Responsibilities
John is a Vice President and Group Manager for the JLL Retail group.  He currently serves as the Group Manager for the Seritage Growth Properties portfolio comprised of 235 retail sites encompassing approximately 37 million square feet. John serves as the primary property management contact for the client. In addition to leading a central team that includes property management and operations, John coordinates property managers across the portfolio to accomplish the client’s objectives.

Prior to the Group Manager position with the Seritage portfolio, John managed seven open air retail properties throughout the state of Alabama encompassing 1.5 million square-feet of retail space.  He was responsible for the management, operations and marketing functions of the properties as well as ensuring that financial performance objectives and reporting goals were met and that value creation opportunities were maximized.
John has over 17 years of experience in the real estate industry, with specialization in management and operations in both enclosed malls and open air centers. Prior to his career in real estate, John was in the retail industry for 12 years as an Area Operations Manager and Store Manager for Mercantile Stores Co. Inc. and Dillard’s.

Education and Affiliations
John is a graduate of The University of North Alabama and holds a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Management and Marketing. He has a real estate license in the State of Alabama and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Chamber of Commerce in Auburn, Alabama.