John has been involved in commercial sales and leasing since 1997, providing his clients with marketing, transaction management, financial analysis, and lender services related to commercial real estate transactions locally and nationally. John graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1993 with a BA Degree in Geography with a focus on Economic Geography and a BS Degree in Conservation and Resource Studies. John is a partner in Thornton Oliver Keller and was instrumental in the formation of the firm’s Investment Services Group.

John focuses on investment acquisition and disposition as well as retail leasing and sales. John also provides valuation and listing services to clients.

• 2011 - Thornton Oliver Keller, Boise, ID - Top Producer - 2nd Place Award
• 2003 to Present - Thornton Oliver Keller, Boise, ID - Owner and Broker
• 2001 - Trammell Crow Company, San Francisco, CA - Broker
• 1999 - Onsite Access, San Francisco, CA - Director of Real Estate
• 1997 - Trammell Crow Company, San Francisco, CA - Broker

2015 transactions total approximately $24,595,000 in gross sales and lease value.

In 2001 - 2002 John completed $22 million of lease transactions in a regional restructuring for Perrier Group of Americas.

Sample Sales

• Albertson’s - 44,000 sf (single tenant retail investment)
• Former Peterson’s Chevy - 87,000 sf (auto dealership)
• Stonehenge Plaza - 50,000 sf (retail investment)
• Smoky Mountain Pizza (single tenant retail)
• Harrison Plaza Suites Hotel (38 room hotel)
• Sage Charter School (100,000 SF lease and purchase)
• Dorado Plaza - 21,500 sf (multi-tenant office investment)
• Cottonwood Plaza - 48,000 sf shopping ctr. (retail investment)
• Orchards Center (retail investment)
• Treasurewood Building (industrial user)
• 5023 Cleveland Boulevard (retail development)
• Logger Creek Apartments (112 units)
• Numerous land transactions.

Brokerage Clients

Lender Clients

• Larry Miller Auto Group
• Sage Charter School
• Capital Automotive (CARS)
• LS Capital, Inc.
• The Salvation Army
• Smoky Mountain Pizza
• Tenant rep for tenants such as Sage Charter School, Advance America, Port of Subs, Human Bean Coffee, Tully’s Coffee
• Wells Fargo Bank
• Bank of the Cascades
• Home Federal Bank
• CW Capital
• DL Evans Bank
• City National Bank
• Key Bank


Professional and Community Activities

• Capital Matrix, Inc. Board Member, Loan Committee
• Retail Broker Network, Investment Sales Council Co-Chair
• Past Chair - Board of Trustees Foothills School of Arts & Sciences

• International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) member
• Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce member, Financial Services Advisory Board member
• City Club of Boise member

Family, Hobbies, and Interests

John resides in Boise with his wife and two children. They enjoy hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and biking.