HFF Atlanta Office Adds New Member

John Barton will bring in more than two decades of experience to the firm in his new role as managing director.
John Barton

John Barton

AtlantaHFF has announced the appointment of John Barton as managing director in the firm’s Atlanta office. Barton will join Managing Director Ralph Smalley and Associate Director Kelly Kuykendall.

With more than 20 years of commercial real estate experience under his belt, Barton will be mainly responsible for the company’s office investment sales expansion in Atlanta and Southeastern U.S. Prior to being appointed at HFF, Barton served as senior vice president with Parkway Properties for 16 years, where he facilitated more than $1.5 billion worth of office acquisitions and dispositions. In addition, he arranged joint ventures, leasing and operations on behalf of the firm. The Southern Methodist University magna cum laude graduate also underwrote and negotiated CMBS loans and practiced business law including commercial real estate.

“We are so pleased to welcome John as a member of the HFF team. He is a well-respected veteran in the commercial real estate world with tremendous success across a variety of platforms in the industry,” Jason Nettles, senior managing director & co-head of HFF’s Atlanta office, said in prepared remarks.

Image Courtesy of  Parkway Properties