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John Hall

Senior Vice President

John Hall Senior Vice President
Columbus 200 Civic Center Drive
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Professional Experience


John Hall is continually recognized as one of Central Ohio’s top commercial office brokers. During his 25 year career in commercial real estate, John has leased or sold over 13 million square feet of suburban and downtown office space. John constantly receives accolades from clients and has earned numerous corporate and industry awards for customer satisfaction and outstanding achievement in the industry. To date, John’s leasing and sales volume exceeds $1 billion dollars and averages over 50 transactions every year. John continually receives accolades for being one of CBRE’s top producers.

Armed with an outstanding knowledge of the local market, a strong commitment to client satisfaction and levelheaded negotiating techniques, John has a proven record of finding, securing and closing favorable lease terms and investments for his clients. John’s sophisticated analytical skills and his deep understanding of all aspects of commercial real estate ensure that his clients receive the best possible representation no matter how complicated the assignment.

John’s integrity, enthusiasm for the business and dedication to clients are all traits that have helped him achieve an extraordinary level of success. John’s extensive experience in leasing and sales of suburban and downtown office properties make him a top producer for the company and his clients. John is often quoted by Central Ohio’s media outlets and has been asked to write articles for various publications concerning all aspects of commercial real estate.


  • CBRE Top Producer Award – 10 of the last 12 years
  • CoStar's Power Broker Award
  • Columbus Board of Realtors Top Commercial Broker Award
  • Real Estate Mid-America Magazine's “Midwest Broker All Star”

Significant Assignments

List of Major Transactions

  • Cap Square - 65 E. State Street
    (Lease) 400,000 SF
  • LeVeque Tower
    (Sale) 353,768 SF
  • Midland Building
    (Sold 2 times) 220,800 SF
  • Easton Town Center - Office space
    (Lease) 200,000 SF 200,000 SF
  • Lane Bryant HQ
    (Lease) 145,000 SF
  • 100 W. Wilson Bridge
    (Lease) 117,000 SF
  • IBM - 4600 Lakehurst Ct.
    (Lease) 106,300 SF
  • L Brands
    (Sale) 90 acres

Partial List of Historic Transactions

  • Altair Office Park at Polaris
    80 acres
  • Citi Group building
    (Lease & Sale) 240,000 SF
  • Chase HQ at Easton
    (Sale) 360,000 SF
  • Braun/Miller Portfolio
    (Sale & Lease) 300,000 SF
  • Note - You earn the right to do the big deals by doing a great job on smaller assignments.


List of Major Clients

  •     Bank of America   
  •     CCS Medical
  •     Central Benefits
  •     Central Ohio Primary Care
  •     Charming Shoppes/Lane Bryant
  •     Chase Manhattan Bank
  •     Citi Group
  •     Clear Channel Radio
  •     Columbus Chamber of Commerce
  •     Crown Properties
  •     Equitable Life Insurance
  •     Georgetown
  •     GMAC
  •     Hatfield Phillips/Trimont Real Estate Advisor
  •     Health Scope Benefits
  •     Huntington Bank
  •     Jerry Solove
  •     Lehman Brothers
  •     XO Communications
  •     Lenar Partners   
  •     Limited Brands
  •     McKesson Pharmaceuticals
  •     Mount Carmel Health System
  •     New Albany Company
  •     Och Ziff
  •     OCLC
  •     Ohio Bar Association
  •     Ohio Police & Fireman Pension Funds
  •     Park Tower Investments
  •     Rushmore Properties
  •     School Employees Retirement System
  •     Sprint
  •     State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio
  •     Sterling Commerce
  •     Wells Fargo

John Hall Senior Vice President
Columbus 200 Civic Center Drive
14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Available Properties