John Talhelm

John Talhelm

Senior Vice President

Current responsibilities
John Talhelm is a Senior Vice President within JLL Houston's Industrial Services group. He has more than 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry with a focus on industrial site disposition, acquisition, development, tenant and agency lease representation and build-to-sit assignments. He has assisted national and international companies in the design and implementation of distribution and manufacturing networks involving waterfront development supply chain analysis, site location, new facility development and disposition of inefficient assets. Additional transaction experience includes mixed-use ship terminal operations, steel mills, business parks, commercial land sites and logistics facilities. His current activities include site acquisitions for manufacturing, petrochemical and shipping-oriented firms.
 
Select Experience
• Boy Scouts of America
• CALSTRS
• CBI
• Chemours
• Dal-Tile
• DG Fuels
• IKEA
• Iron Mountain
• Kansas City Southern RRR
• LG Chemicals
• Lowe's
• Memorial Hermann Hospital Group
• Neste
• Principal Financial Group
• Prologis
• Shell Oil
• Southern Glazer's
• Southern Recycling
• Technip
• USX Corporation
 
Achievements
• Gold Achiever Designation (2018)
• Top Achiever Designation, JLL (2013, 2017)
• Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) Designation (achieved & maintained since 1990)
• Lone Star Award for Top Commercial Transaction for the State of Texas, Texas Association of Realtors (TAR) (2004)
• Brokerage Deal of the Year award (1993, 2000, 2003)
• Commercial Professional of the Year finalist, Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) (1994)

Education
• Master of Science | Structural Engineering | Lehigh University
• Bachelor of Science | Civil Engineering | Manhattan College
• Attended United States Military Academy at West Point on football scholarship
 
Affiliations and Community Involvement
• Served on the Board of Houston Association of Realtors (HAR), past president for both the West Point Society of Greater Houston and the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
•  Served on two Bond Finance Committees for Katy ISD and is currently the West Point Administrator Representative for Katy ISD
•  Served as vice president of the Houston chapter of the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals
• Current member of the Certified Properties Committee – Greater Houston Partnership
• Former member of the Houston Galveston Area Council Regional Goods Movement Committee
• Boy Scouts of America, Troop Committee, proud father of an Eagle Scout
• Admissions representative - U.S. Military Academy - West Point