Tuesday, October 18, 2016

HFF expands its Atlanta investment sales team with hiring of John Barton as managing director

John Barton
ATLANTA, GA –– Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced it has hired John Barton as a managing director in its Atlanta office to focus on office investment sales transactions in Atlanta and the Southeastern United States. 

Mr. Barton will join managing director Ralph Smalley and associate director Kelly Kuykendall to continue the growth of HFF’s office investment sales practice in Atlanta.

Mr. Barton has more than 20 years of commercial real estate experience and most recently served as a senior vice president and managing director at Parkway Properties, Inc. 

During his 16-year career at Parkway Properties, he facilitated more than $1.5 billion of office acquisitions and dispositions, and was involved in joint ventures, leasing and operations for the firm as well.

  Prior to joining Parkway, Mr. Barton served as an asset manager for approximately two million square feet of office buildings, underwrote and negotiated CMBS loans and practiced business law including commercial real estate.  He graduated magna cum laude from Southern Methodist University and received a Juris Doctor degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law. 

Mr. Barton is member of the Buckhead Coalition, on the Board of Directors of the Buckhead Community Improvement District and is an officer of the West Paces Neighborhood Association.

“We are so pleased to welcome John as a member of the HFF team,” said Jason Nettles, senior managing director and co-head of HFF’s Atlanta office.  “He is a well-respected veteran in the commercial real estate world with tremendous success across a variety of platforms in the industry.”

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Kristen M. Murphy
Director, Marketing
HFF | One Post Office Square, Suite 3500 | Boston, MA 02109
Main: 617-338-0990 | Direct: 617-848-1572 | Cell: 617-543-4873 | www.hfflp.com

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