As Asset Manager, John manages all aspects of new leasing, marketing and construction for Hackney Real Estate Partners’ expanding retail portfolio. Since 2003, John has gained expertise in the commercial real estate industry primarily through the management of ground-up retail, mixed-use, office and residential developments. John’s extensive background in day-to-day development and leasing management includes zoning, site selection, master planning and design, wetland mitigation, public/private infrastructure coordination, tenant mix analysis, construction management, contract negotiations, marketing and advertising. In addition, he spent four years as a third-party commercial sales and leasing agent with Colliers International.
John earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate and Land Development from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Greater Richmond Association of Commercial Real Estate (GRACRE), as well as a licensed Real Estate salesperson in the Commonwealth of Virginia. In his free time, John is a fitness advocate and avid Crossfit athlete, and serves his community as a masters swimming coach. He also is a two-time Ironman triathlon finisher.