John Gilbert is a Managing Director based in Orlando where he is responsible for the Agency leasing practice of office properties for Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville. He also directly handles the marketing and leasing responsibilities for several downtown and suburban office properties on behalf of his clients.
Prior to joining JLL in 2014, John spent 15 years with CBRE in Orlando where he was a Senior Vice President focused on office leasing. For the past 18 years John has focused all of his time representing owners and developers of office buildings. He has represented a wide variety of institutional and private owners as well as investors. John received the Office Broker of the Year Award in 2007 and 2012 from the Orlando Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP). Over the course of his career, John has completed over 750 sale and lease transactions totaling in excess of $700 million in value.
John holds a bachelor of science degree in Real Estate from Florida State University. He is an active member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP). Additionally, John is on the board of directors for the Orlando House of Hope.
John has represented a broad array of institutional and entrepreneurial clients including: AEW Capital Management, The Alter Group, The Brookdale Group, Carter, Colony Realty Partners, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors, Duke Realty, Emerson International, Equity Office, HVB Capital, John Hancock Life Insurance Company, Manulife Financial, Morgan Stanley, Parkway Properties, Principal Financial Group,Sterling American Properties, TA Associates and Taurus Investment Group.