John Zanetos is a Executive Vice President in the Los Angeles office of CBRE. The world’s largest real estate services firm. John’s track record with tenants and landlords has enabled him to complete a multitude of complex transactions across the United States. Major transactions have included lease acquisitions and space dispositions for Fortune 500 Companies, multi-market relocations, strategic development, advance lease renewals and occupancy cost reduction strategies.
John’s primary focus is representing firms with operations in Southern California, devising creative real estate solutions and providing advice during transaction negotiations. John has received numerous CBRE recognition awards. In 2016, John successfully completed the two largest lease transactions in Greater Los Angeles including a 250,000 RSF lease with Warner Music Group and a 240,000 RSF lease with City National Bank.
In addition to representing clients within the acquisition and disposition of their lease space, John advises some of the largest institutional investors of real estate on the marketing and leasing of their assets.
Executive Member - Los Angeles Commercial Real Estate Assoc (“LACRA”)
Member – Urban Land Institute
Member – California Fashion Association
Member – The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles
Loyola Marymount University, Bachelor of Arts; Communications Studies
CBRE’s team of John Zanetos, Chris Penrose, and Kelli Snyder constitute one of the region’s premier Advisory & Transaction teams. The Los Angeles based team has unparalleled market experience, with more than 1,000 lease and sales transactions over the past 10 years, constituting some of the most complex transactions in the Southern California region and nationally.
The team prides itself by operating with trustworthiness, integrity, hard work and dedication. By always listening to the client’s needs, understanding the client’s business, developing relationships and aligning the team’s approach with the client’s goals they deliver the best possible results.
With each team member coming from a competitive sports background, their ability to work together as a TEAM has been clearly demonstrated on a multitude of varying assignments which include:
multi-market client requirements
historical and conventional asset redevelopment
relocation, expansion and consolidation strategies