John Leonard

John Leonard is responsible for originating commercial real estate loans.

Career highlights

  • Over 25 years of commercial real estate lending experience
  • Responsible for the oversight of over $7 billion in sales volume
  • Regional Manager of the Year and East coast director of special assets servicing group

John brings over 25 years of sales and leadership experience in commercial real estate investments. During that time, he has been involved in over 2,000 CRE transactions with a total sales volume of $7.3 Billion.

Prior to joining A10 Capital, John was the Regional Managing Partner in Atlanta for Franklin Street. Before his time at Franklin, John spent 19 years with Marcus & Millichap in multiple capacities in the Las Vegas and Atlanta offices. John earned First Vice President recognition and was instrumental in expanding Marcus & Millichap’s presence in the Southeast, opening offices in Nashville, Birmingham and Charleston.

Institutional experience

  • Franklin Street
  • Marcus & Millichap

John attended Fairfield University in Connecticut on a full athletic scholarship. He then transferred to the State University of New York at Potsdam, where he graduated with a BA in English Literature. At Potsdam, John co-captained the 1986 NCAA DIII undefeated basketball championship team. He is a member of the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame. John is a CCIM Designee and a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).