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John Lorence

Senior Vice President

John Lorence Senior Vice President
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Professional Experience

John Lorence is a Senior Vice President in CBRE’s Occupier Advisory & Transaction Services group based in Minneapolis. He is responsible for establishing and maintaining client relationships through strategic real estate planning, transaction negotiation, and multi-site transaction management.

Prior to joining CBRE, John was part of a top producing team for Jones Lang LaSalle. There, he served a Managing Director and was a member of the Corporate Services division, focusing on tenant representation, corporate solutions, and real estate strategy.

John has an extensive background in managing national accounts and seamlessly executes real estate strategies across markets. He is a tenured commercial real estate professional with experience in acquisitions, corporate headquarters, design and construction consulting, portfolio disposition, and investment sales.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • CBRE Chairman’s Club: 2018, 2019
  • CBRE Millennium Club: 2015, 2016, 2017
  • JLL’s Top Gun: 2012, 2013, 2014
  • JLL’s Young Gun: 2012
  • Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors - Member
  • Meals-on-Wheels - Volunteer




  • University of Iowa, Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing



  • The Toro Company
  • Abbott
  • ECMC Group
  • Eide Bailly
  • Great Lakes Education
  • PanAm Airways
  • KPMG
  • Merchant & Gould
  • Infor
  • Life Time Fitness
  • Code 42 Software
  • LeadPages
  • Field Nation
  • Nilan Johnson Lewis
  • H.B. Fuller
  • Jamf
  • Michael Foods
  • Faribault Foods
  • Total Expert
  • Digi International
  • HGA
  • Perforce Software
  • Concur
  • Graco
  • Digital River
  • Element Fleet
  • Winnebago
  • Genmar
  • Outfront Media
  • Startasys

John Lorence Senior Vice President
Minneapolis-St. Paul 800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402