Executive Managing Director, Capital Markets
Executive Managing Director and a Member of JLL’s Global Capital Market’s Advisory Committee, as well as a Member of JLL’s U.S. Capital Market’s Executive Committee & Leadership Team, and the Former CEO & Vice Chairman of HFF, Inc. (NYSE) and the Former Managing Member of HFF, LP.
John is currently an Executive Managing Director and a member of JLL’s Global Capital Market’s Advisory Committee, JLL’s U.S. Executive Committee and JLL’s Leadership Team within JLL’s Capital Markets, Americas Group. Effective April 1, 2014, he voluntarily resigned his positions as the CEO and Vice Chairman of (NYSE) HFF, Inc., after serving in these capacities since December 2006. He also voluntarily resigned his positions as Executive Managing Director and the Managing Member of HFF, LP., after serving in these capacities since 2003. As a member of JLL’s Global Capital Market’s Advisory and Executive Committees and the U.S. Leadership Team, he along with its other members, are responsible for the overall direction of JLL’s Capital Markets business. John has more than 39 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, has consummated real estate transactions, in-excess of $30 billion, and has consulted on more than $70 billion of public to private transactions.
John started at HFF in May 1998, and before that he was the managing partner of PNS Realty Advisors. John is currently a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Pittsburgh and serves on its Budget, Property & Facilities and Athletic Committees, and he served as the former Chair of the Property & Facilities and Athletic Committees for nearly 20 years. He is also currently an Ad Hoc member of the Finance Committee of Board of Directors of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) after having fully completed his full-term as a UPMC Board Member. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Holy Family Institute and Bidwell Manchester Craftsman’s Guild. John is also as a member of the ISCC and MBA.