John joined Transwestern as the co-leader of the Industrial Occupier Advisory Group in 2019. He spent the prior 20 years at NAI Partners where he was a main shareholder and lead the Industrial Division. He was a top 10 producer every year during that 20-year period. John specializes in all areas of industrial real estate including tenant and buyer representation, project leasing, property dispositions, build to suit projects, and investment sales.


Over John’s 26-year career, he has closed over 34,500,000 square feet of transactions with an aggregate value of 1.7 billion. John has received recognition by NAIOP, Costar, and Houston Business Journal as one of the top producing Industrial brokers in Houston. Some of his select clients include AEW, Bennett Motor Express, Brennan Investments, Fairfield Geotechnologies, Genentech, Hilcorp, Panattoni, Patterson UTI, and Prologis.

Notable Transactions
  • 996,483 SF Lease - Cedarport Industrial Park
  • 346,515 SF Sale - 8855 City Park Loop
  • 341,250 SF Sale - Greensmor Business Park
  • 312,000 SF Sale - 5151 Rice Farm Road
  • 270,000 SF Sale - 3233 W. 11th Street
  • 267,000 SF Lease - 1111 Gillingham
  • 245,319 SF Sale - 9700 West Gulf Bank
  • 232,000 SF Sale - 750 Almeda Genoa
  • 215,000 SF Lease - 11851 Beaumont Hwy
  • 201,574 SF Lease & Sale - 4949 Windfern
  • 198,880 SF Lease – 713 North Park Central
  • 365 Acre Sale - Beltway 8 & Garrett


  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Active member of numerous charitable organizations
  • Eleven-time CoStar Power Broker
  • Five-time Houston Business Journal MVP (Top Houston Industrial Broker)
  • Five-time NAIOP Houston Industrial Broker of the Year Finalist
  • Twelve-time Houston Business Journal Heavy Hitter
  • Real Estate Forum Magazine Top 50 Broker in USA
  • 2017 Connect Media Top 10 Broker in Texas
  • 2017 NAIOP Houston Industrial Broker of the Year
  • 2020 Transwestern National Newcomer of the Year


John has a bachelor's degree from The University of Texas and holds a Texas real estate license.