RE License #
VA - 225037302
1850 Towers Crescent Drive
+1 703 891 8394
Thomas has been a commercial real estate broker in the Washington, DC area
since moving here in 1985. John’s practice consists exclusively of
representing tenants in planning, coordinating and executing lease renewals and
new lease transactions for office, flex and industrial product. John’s
practice is on both a local and national basis.
Years of experience30
ExperienceJohn began his career in Washington, DC with Julien J. Studley, Inc. He accepted a position at Cushman & Wakefield in northern Virginia, in 1990, to concentrate on corporate clients with multiple locations locally and nationally. In 2000 John was recruited by Tishman Speyer Properties to manage the leasing of their northern Virginia portfolio which exceeded 1 M s.f. of office space and 40 acres of master planned development sites. Longing to represent tenants in real estate transaction, John left Tishman Speyer Properties in 2002 and joined The Staubach Company's northern Virginia office to focus on representing corporate clients. The Staubach Company was purchased by Jones Lang La Salle in 2008.
Key transactions• Serco
Inc. – Co-manage a 1M s.f. portfolio of over 80 leases throughout the
US. Relocated Serco’s US headquarters of 100,000 s.f. to Reston, VA
in 2007 with a subsequent relocation to Herndon, VA in 2018 for 85,000 s.f.
Student Clearinghouse – Represented NSC in the relocation of its headquarters
in 2009 to Herndon, VA for 45,000 s.f. and the early renewal of its lease in
2016 for an additional 15 years. Early
NSC an improvement allowance enabling NSC to convert from a closed office
environment to an open office environment.
• Juniper Networks – Represented
Juniper over the past three years in three transactions in Herndon, VA totaling
over 70,000 s.f.
Inc – Represented Lessard in the renewal of their lease for 20,000 s.f in
Tysons, VA in 2016.
Data – Represented Dimension Data in the relocation of 16,000 s.f. in 2014 to
Plaza America in Reston, VA, with a subsequent expansion of 3,000 s.f. in 2013
and lease extension through 2019.
States Postal Service – Represented USPS in nine transactions ranging from a 2,000 s.f. retail
lease to a 145,000 s.f. lease renewal in
2010 for the Office of the Inspector
General in Arlington, VA
George Washington University – Represented GWU for 25,000 s.f. in the
relocation of their Arlington, VA adult education campus in 2010.
Achiever – 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006
Top Gun - 2016
of Science, Economics, Vanderbilt University and a Master of Business
Administration, Finance and Accounting, Tulane University.
Shattuck-St. Mary’s School Board of Trustees, Fairbault, MN
Shattuck-St. Mary’s Foundation Board of Trustees, Fairbault, MN