Mohr Partners Expands Newport Beach Office, Appoints John Van Rossem as Managing Director

August 21st, 2015  |  Press Releases

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — (August 20, 2015) — Mohr Partners, Inc., a global corporate real estate advisory firm, announces the expansion Mohr’s Newport Beach office, appointing John van Rossem as Managing Director. He joins Michael Russell, Managing Principal, Mark Bennett, Managing Partner, and Mike Massaro, Managing Director, along with additional team members in Mohr’s Newport Beach office.

Mr. van Rossem brings over 19 years of real estate experience, specializing in leasing, sales, asset management, property acquisition and disposition, entitlements and project management.

Prior to joining Mohr Partners, Mr. van Rossem was Vice President of Sperry Van Ness, where he completed over 200 lease and sale transactions totaling over $400 million including retail, office and industrial properties. He provided tenant representation for UFC Gyms, Crunch Gyms, Banner Mattress, Phage Biotechnology and several other clients. Mr. van Rossem procured the corporate headquarters locations for CCS Engineering and Banner Mattress totaling 180,000 square feet. His other duties/accomplishments included: site selection, lease negotiation, lease abstraction, comparative analysis and sourced equity.

Before joining Sperry Van Ness, Mr. van Rossem served as a Partner at F.I.P. Development Partners. He assisted the owner/developer with entitlements, demolition, asbestos remediation, Phase II, architectural plans, city interface, utility issues, acquisition of adjacent parcel, ground up construction, leasing and tenant improvements.

Mr. van Rossem served as a Principal at Spectrum Commercial Real Estate prior to joining F.I.P. Development Partners, where he completed over 50 transactions totaling over $40 million in lease and sales volume. His primary focus was tenant representation of sites for 24 Hour Fitnesss, Nextwave Wireless, Wendy’s and Taco Bell. He also served as a consultant for American Mortgage for a portfolio of 40 apartment complexes for which he completed several rent and competition surveys.

“We are pleased to announce the appointment of John van Rossem as a Managing Director in our Newport Beach office. They have recruited a talented team that brings experience and expertise that will benefit our clients,” said Robert Shibuya, President of Mohr Partners.

“John is an excellent addition to the Mohr team. He brings a strong track record of success in representing corporate tenants,” added Mr. Russell. “John will be an invaluable asset to the team. We are pleased to have him on board.”

“I am excited to join Mohr’s Newport Beach office,” said Mr. van Rossem. “Mohr Partners employs a model unique in the industry today, where their focus is solely on representing the tenant or occupier, rather than trying to represent both sides of the street. I look forward to partnering with Michael, Mark and Mike as we enhance Mohr’s presence on the West Coast.”