John Lennon's Profile
John Lennon has a diverse background in the real estate industry with more than fifteen years of experience in property management, brokerage, asset management and real estate investment banking. He currently is a managing Partner at Coldwell Banker Commercial SunCoast and President of Carolina Commercial Partners, LLC. John developed numerous product lines outside of normal commercial brokerage. These include asset management services, due diligence and valuation analysis and financial analysis. Clients for these include Wachovia Securities and numerous local and regional investors. John has experience managing both commercial and multifamily portfolios and worked as an asset manager with Insignia Financial Group, one of the country's largest owner/operators of apartment and office properties for over five years. He has experience with financial workouts, asset repositioning and coordinated numerous due diligence exercises for both corporate and client acquisitions. His knowledge and experience in numerous market areas provides him with a wealth of contacts and resources for both investors and tenants alike. Having represented pension funds and multiple partnerships, he has a unique ability to focus not only on a specific investment but on how it fits into a larger and more dynamic portfolio. Since he has also worked in the investment banking side of our industry with First Union's Structured Financial Group, John has structured numerous debt and equity transactions from the lender's side. This understanding of the capital markets and their inherit complexities gives the company a real advantage in the market place. John is an active member in the Wilmington community, serving on the Wilmington International Airport Authority, the Mayor's Convention Center Task Force, and the Cape Fear Council of the Boy Scouts of America Executive Board. He is the Past President of the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors Commercial Alliance and a former Trustee of the First Baptist Church of Wilmington. He resides in Wilmington with his wife and three children.