John is a Senior Vice President with Transwestern’s Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions group in Chicago and Co-Founder of Transwestern’s Data Center Practice Group in the Midwest region. He represents space occupiers ranging from startups to national users and is an integral part of a multifaceted team that leverages their combined skillsets and experience to deliver holistic, consultative solutions. John’s expertise in representing users in the technology sector and data center owners and operators has given him the insight to provide forward-looking recommendations and strategies to his clients.


Throughout his 10-year career in commercial real estate, John has negotiated over $300 million in transactions, driving clients’ financial, operational and qualitative real estate goals. Prior to joining Transwestern in 2018, John was a Director at Bradford Allen, where he represented Home Chef in their 29,000 SF headquarters at the Wrigley Building and represented Vapiano in procuring their River North location. Before that, John was a Senior Director at SC Group from 2014 – 2015, an Associate at Avison Young from 2012 – 2014 and an Advisor at Sperry Van Ness from 2008 – 2012.
A partial list of John’s clients includes Pre Brands, Development Management Associates, First Benefits Corporation, DeSimone Consulting Engineers, Guardian/Pietsch Financial Group, Heartland Health, Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, UHS of Illinois, TPAN and Jordan Family Enterprises and WeWork.


  • Chicago Office Leasing Association (COLBA), Member
  • University of Dayton Alumni Association


John received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Dayton. He is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Illinois.