CHICAGO—Commercial real estate broker John Moysey has been hired effective immediately by Avison Young as a principal for its Chicago office. He will focus on real estate brokerage and advisory services in the office, industrial and land asset sectors and work with a diverse client base, including corporations and institutional investors. Moysey was most recently a founding member and principal of V3 Realty Company, LLC and president of V3 Realty Brokerage, Ltd. in Chicago.
“John Moysey is one of the most knowledgeable brokers in the industry,” says Michael McKiernan, Avison Young principal and managing director of the company’s Chicago office. “His experience in office and industrial brokerage coupled with his expertise in land make him a unique professional – and a vital asset to Avison Young as we strive to offer clients the highest level of service and continue our aggressive U.S. expansion program.”
Moysey has been in the commercial real estate business for 36 years and represented clients in office and industrial lease transactions, acquisitions, dispositions, site acquisition and sales, development and management, and operations with profit and loss responsibility. He has been involved in more than 3 million-square-feet of office and industrial development and sale assignments. Furthermore, he has personally negotiated leasing agreements totaling more than 3 million-square-feet and land acquisitions covering more than 5,000 acres.
Leasing assignments during his career have involved such buildings as 33 West Monroe, Inland Steel, Hartford Plaza and Northwest Commerce Plaza. Property development clients, represented either on a build-to-suit or speculative-construction basis, have included National Safety Council, Abbot Laboratories, Baxter, Leaf, Inc., Nuclear Data, Knowles Electronics, Capital Square, Spring Lake Executive Campus and V3 Corporate Center.
Before moving to V3 Realty Company in 1998, Moysey served as an executive vice president and Chicago regional manager for Grubb & Ellis. In the 11 years prior to joining Grubb, he was an executive vice president and board member at AMLI Realty Company. He helped create and grow the firm’s commercial properties division, which developed several million-square-feet of office and industrial properties and five business parks, and acquired and controlled more than 4,300 acres of land.