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John Lesinski

Executive Vice President

8045 Leesburg Pike, Suite 401
Vienna, VA 22182
United States

John.Lesinski@colliers.com

Office: +1 703 394 4846

Mobile: +1 540 671 5721

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John Lesinski is an Executive Vice President at Colliers International’s Northern Virginia office, specializing in industrial tenant and owner representation in addition to land and building disposition services. His primary focus of expertise is in the Northern Shenandoah Valley along the Interstate 81 Corridor. His clients include: Equus Capital Partners (formerly BPG Properties), LNR Partners, Lexington Realty Trust, the InterChange Group, Stagg Capital, Rialto Capital, and Weissberg Corporation.

His recent transactions in the I-81 Corridor include involvement in a 400,000 square foot build-to-suit for Fiat Chrysler Automotive, a 350,000 square foot lease renewal for Heinz Kraft, a 250,000 lease transaction with Home Depot, a 168,000 square foot renewal transaction with Bowman Andros Foods and a 170,000 square foot building sale on behalf of Rialto Capital.  John was also the listing agent for Laidley Tower in Charleston, West Virginia where he spearheaded transactions with Jackson Kelly, PLLC, Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo and Appalachian Electric Power.

John is a member of the Logistics & Transportation Solutions Group, a global Colliers team working in partnership with a host of engineers, consultants, designers and other industry experts to address the specialized demands of the international supply chain and shipping industry. Due to his extensive market knowledge and real estate expertise around the Virginia Inland Port in Front Royal, Virginia, John is a founding member of the Port Committee, a division of the Logistics & Transportation Solutions Group.

 

BUSINESS AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND 
John is a licensed broker in Virginia, Maryland,  West Virginia and Washington, DC. Prior to joining Colliers International, he was a principal of Leland Group Commercial Real Estate, LLC,  a full service commercial real estate brokerage firm in the Northern Shenandoah Valley specializing in industrial transactions along the Interstate 81 Corridor and near the Virginia Inland Port in Front Royal, Virginia. He is also the former Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Grubb & Ellis Company, overseeing brokerage operations, training, recruiting, business development and strategic planning for offices in Washington, DC; Tysons, Corner, Virginia; and Bethesda and Baltimore, Maryland.

John is a 1980 graduate of Santa Clara University, California and served 26 years in the Marine Corps. After leaving active duty in 1985, John continued his career in the Reserves and retired as a colonel in 2006. While in the Reserves, he earned a Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence at the Defense Intelligence College.

 

 

Accomplishments

•  Top Industrial Leasing Broker: CoStar Power Broker Award - 2016

•  Top Brokerage Performer:  Circle of Excellence Award, Grubb & Ellis  - 1996 through 2001

•  Top Management Performer:  Placed 29 brokers in the Grubb & Ellis Top 100 nationwide, including 12 in the Top 20 - 2003-2005

•  Lead Grubb & Ellis’ DC Metro offices to Tier One rankings – 2000 through 2006

  • Formed Leland Group Commercial Real Estate (2007-2013) and specialized in transactions along the I-81 Corridor in the Northern Shenandoah Valley.
  • Became the leader of the industrial practice for Colliers International along the I-81 Corridor with focus in the Northern Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland.

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
John currently serves on the Rappahannock Board of Supervisors; he is on the Real Estate and Finance Committee of Valley Health Services in Winchester, Virginia; and was appointed by the Governor of Virginia on the Veterans Services Foundation Board. He and his wife Heidi live in Washington, Virginia in Rappahannock County.

Expertise

Capital Markets and Investment Sales, Brokerage: Landlord Representation, Industrial and Logistics, Land, Office

Clients

Equus Capital Partners, LNR Partners, Lexington Realty Trust, the InterChange Group, Stagg Capital, Rialto Capital, Weissberg Corporation

Education

Joint Military Intelligence College, Defense Intelligence Agency, MSSI

 

Santa Clara University, BS

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Description Price Total Space Property Type Offer Type
Blue Rock Inn

Blue Rock Inn

12567 Lee Highway, Washington

The Blue Rock Inn offering consists of a 10,286 square foot restaurant and inn complete... Save

N/A 10,286 sq ft Commercial/Specialty, Hotel, Land For Sale
621 Mid Atlantic Parkway

621 Mid Atlantic Parkway

621 Mid Atlantic Parkway Martinsburg, WV 25404

191,068 SF industrial warehouse located in Martinsburg, WV. Save

N/A 191,068 sq ft Industrial For Lease, For Sale
621 Mid Atlantic Parkway

621 Mid Atlantic Parkway

621 Mid Atlantic Parkway Martinsburg, WV 25404

191,068 SF, Class B Industrial Warehouse Building with I-81 frontage in Martinsbur... Save

N/A 91,068 - 191,068 sq ft Industrial For Lease
Laidley Tower

Laidley Tower

500 Lee Street E, Charleston, WV 25301

Laidley Tower is West Virginia’s most prestigious high-rise office tower, serving... Save

N/A 12,317 sq ft Office For Lease
ShenValle Logistics Center

ShenValle Logistics Center

182 John Manville Dr Edinburg, VA 22824

> Easy access to Interstate 81, Exits 279 or 283> Immediately off Route 11> Wi... Save

N/A 330,000 sq ft Industrial For Lease
Carper's Valley

Carper's Valley

1400 Millwood Pike, Winchester

The Carper’s Valley and Fredericktowne Group properties are located in East Frede... Save

N/A 122 Ac. Land For Sale
Falling Waters Business Center

Falling Waters Business Center

882 T J Jackson Drive, Falling Waters

37,605 square feet of office and data center space currently leased to GSA through 2017... Save

N/A 37,605 sq ft Office, Technical For Lease
Mid-Atlantic I-81 Logistics Park

Mid-Atlantic I-81 Logistics Park

500 Corning Way, Martinsburg

Mid-Atlantic I-81 Logistics Park is centrally located along the I-81 Distribution Corri... Save

N/A 100,000 - 1,054,000 sq ft Industrial, Land For Lease
Kent Street Facility

Kent Street Facility

801 N Kent St, Winchester

The Kent Street Facility is located at 801 N Kent Street in the city of Winchester, VA.... Save

N/A 92,000 sq ft Commercial/Specialty, Industrial For Sale
Oh, Shenandoah Estates

Oh, Shenandoah Estates

Route 211 & Airport Road, Luray, VA 22835

This 331-acre package includes an 18-hole, par 72 golf course on 108 acres, a 4,000 squ... Save

N/A 331 Ac. Commercial/Specialty, Land, Multifamily/Apartment, Residential For Sale
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