John Vandenbark

John Vandenbark

Managing Director

John Vandenbark is a Managing Director of Agency Leasing on the Investor Services team and co-leads the market leading JLL Indianapolis Office Agency Leasing team that is responsible for over 16.5 million square feet of projects in both the suburban and CBD office markets. John’s market knowledge and ability to predict, understand and utilize market trends allow him to consistently exceed client expectations. His success with high-profile leases and large deal experience have gained John the reputation as one of the most respected brokers in Indianapolis.

Prior to joining JLL, John was Senior Vice President of CBRE’s Indianapolis Office Leasing Group where he specialized in Landlord and Tenant representation for the leasing and sale of office properties in the Indianapolis market. John and his team consistently rank first in the office for annual number of. During his time with CBRE, John was involved in over 1,800 transactions valued at over $1.7 Billion dollars. On multiple occasions John was named as one of the Top Five Producers for the CBRE Indianapolis office.


  • CBRE Indianapolis, Top Five Producer – 2001, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Number One Producer for CBRE Indianapolis – 2008, 2013, #2 in 2019
  • Largest Single Transaction Award – multiple occasions
  • CoStar Power Broker Award – multiple occasions
  • NAIOP Broker of the Year Award - 2018
  • JLL Gold Achiever Award - 2022


  • Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM)


  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1993
  • Bachelor of Science, Kelley School of Business - Marketing

Representative Clients

  • Atapco Properties
  • ELP
  • Felton Properties
  • Group RMC
  • Hertz Investment Group
  • Kite Realty Group
  • Kittle Property Group
  • Lauth Property Group
  • Neyer Properties 
  • PK Partners
  • Sovereign Partners
  • Woodside Capital Partners