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Current responsibilities
John Pierson is a Managing Director within JLL's Office Tenant Representation Group and is responsible for representing corporate office users in facility and site acquisition and disposition. He specializes exclusively in developing strategies for the relocation, renewal, expansion or disposition of real estate assets for corporate real estate users in North America. These strategies revolve around providing consistency in service results across business lines, industries and geographies.

His strengths include strategic planning and implementation, detailed financial analysis and lease review and negotiations.

John focuses solely on user/tenant representation transactions for the following specialties: Acquisitions, Renewals, Banking, Call Center, Corporate Headquarters, Dispositions / Portfolio Dispositions, Financial and Strategic Consulting, and Law Firms.

Years of experience
20 years

John has exclusively represented tenants since 1996. His career began at a boutique tenant representation firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. After five successful years, he was recruited to join The Staubach Company in Phoenix, which ultimately merged with JLL in 2008.  This dedication to exclusively serving the needs of corporate users of office space is unrivaled in the Phoenix market.  

John's resume consists of millions of square feet of tenant transactions, including multiple consulting and site selection/build-to-suit transactions.  In 2013, John led the site selection for the largest office build-to-suit in Arizona history consisting of approximately 1.9 million square feet of office space. 

Key transactions
• Ace Insurance
• Aetna
• Bar-S Foods
• BBVA Compass
• Bryan Cave, LLP
• Delta Dental of AZ
• Eide Bailly, LLP
• Lincoln Financial
• Morgan Stanley
• New York Life

• JLL Top Achiever- 2008 to present
• JLL Top Gun- 2012, 2013
• Served as a mentor in the 2018 JLL Mentor Protégée Program; was a protégée in 2003
• Member of the Desert Mountain Chapter of CoreNet Global
• Achieved the CCIM designation
• Achieved the SIOR designation ​

John holds a BS in Business Administration from The University of Mississippi.

Involvement in the community is a priority for John. Recent involvement includes: Committee Member for The Fiesta Bowl since 1999; Team Captain for Arizona's Brokers for Kids Arizona benefiting Boys Hope-Girls Hope; Luke Air Force Base Honorary Commander and member of the Blue Blazer Squadron; Board member for NHN-Neighbors Helping Neighbors; and member of the 100 Club of Arizona.

Support contact
Lauren Lovell
+1 602 282 6266