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John Griffing, SIOR, CRE

SENIOR BROKER ASSOCIATE

John Griffing, ALC, CRE, SIOR

Commercial Real Estate Agent | Land Sales Specialist

Scope of Service

Industrial; Waterfront Industrial/Commercial; Lands (Timber, Farm, Recreational, Industrial Sales and Leasing of Commercial Properties. Primary focus is on industrial properties and large land tracts.

Background

Owned, led, and managed regional market leading, globally-branded commercial real estate brokerage firm;

  • Sold firm to two colleagues in 2018;
  • Led, managed, and grew the firm in all areas of the business including leasing, sales, and management;
  • Grew and maintained large network of external relationships with key market participants, real estate
    decision-makers within key tenant organizations, investment sales, leasing brokers and lenders; and
  • Developed, trained, and mentored young team members.

Education

  • Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi
  • Graduate of the Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC
  • Adjunct Faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi and Pensacola State College

Awards, Certification, and Recognitions (Partial List):

  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), (2000)
  • Counselor of Real Estate (CRE), (2001)
  • Realtors Land Institute—Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) (2020)
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Florida State President (2006/7)
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, AL/LA/MS/NWFL Chapter President (2010)
  • Senior Warden, St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, Gulf Breeze, FL, (2010)
  • Rotary Paul Harris Fellow, (2013

Professional Affiliations

  • Counselors of Real Estate (CRE)
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Realtors’ Land Institute–Accredited Land Consultant (ALC)

Transaction History

Over $20-million in land sales alone since 2015.

  • Land Lease of 25-acre industrial waterfront property in Pensacola, FL (FL Drum Corporation)
  • Disposition of 65,000 sf industrial complex in Pensacola, FL (FL Drum Corporation)
  • Disposition of 25,000 sf industrial complex in Pensacola, FL (The First Bank)
  • Disposition of 250-acre crop research complex in Molino, FL (Bayer Crop Science)
  • Disposition of former wastewater treatment plant land in Pensacola, FL (Emerald Coast Utilities Authority
    (ECUA)
  • Disposition of 17-acre commercial land tract (Crestview, FL)
  • Disposition of 5.7-acre commercial land tract (Pensacola, FL)
  • Disposition 155-acre cattle farm (Molino, FL)

Strategic Clients

Partial List from 2015 to Present:

  • AirGas
  • Bayer Crop Science
  • Catholic Diocese of Pensacola/Tallahassee;
  • Century Link;
  • Chromalloy Corporation;
  • Cintas Corporation;
  • City of Gulf Breeze, FL;
  • City of Milton, FL;
  • City of Pensacola, FL;
  • Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast;
  • Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA);
  • Encompass Health;
  • Hancock/Whitney Bank;
  • Pensacola Marine Shipyard;
  • Port of Pensacola, FL;
  • The First Bank
  • United Bank.