John is a 33 year veteran of the commercial real estate industry. He joined Equity Commercial Services in 1998 as a Partner focusing on the marketing of third-party management contracts and tenant representation. Since the joint venture with Transwestern in 2009, John has continued to be a dominant force in the Northeast, East and Southeast Industrial markets. John has played a major role in the continued success of the St. Paul Industrial Property portfolio consisting of 38 buildings comprised of approximately 2,000,000 sq. ft. and has been a part of this business for 30 years.  


Throughout his career, John has experienced the corporate real estate industry from a variety of perspectives, strengthening his ability to effectively accommodate a variety of client needs. Prior to joining Equity Commercial Services, John was Vice President of Robert Muir and Associates Development Group, the Director of Marketing for Rosewood Corporation and a Marketing Representative for Exxon Corporation.  Previous to committing to the industrial side of the commercial real estate business John worked in the downtown Minneapolis and suburban office markets.  


  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), MN chapter
  • Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR), Member
  • Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Member
  • John holds a Broker License in the State of Minnesota and Wisconsin.


He received his B.A. in Business Administration from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota.