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John M. Adams III is a First Vice President for CBRE in Knoxville, Tennessee. John is a Knoxville native with over 20 years of industry experience and came to CBRE in 2022 as a member of the newly-formed Knoxville office. His background is in office landlord and tenant representation and investment sales. Most recently, he was a Managing Broker at Avison Young and was a Founding Principal of Cushman & Wakefield | Cornerstone in Knoxville, which later became Avison Young.

John has been involved in 249 transactions totaling 2.1 million square feet and $270 million in consideration since 2016 as of March 2022. Additionally, he is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designee and a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR). John serves on the SIOR Global Board of Directors and is the designated speaker of the SIOR Chapter Leadership Council. He was also the former president of Nucleus Knoxville, a group that provides a forum for young Knoxville-area professionals and executives to engage with one another.