John Bell has joined Transwestern as managing director of investment sales for South Florida. In this new role, Bell will lead the capital markets team, focusing on commercial sales, development sites, joint ventures, and financing and equity raises.
Bell has completed more than $3 billion in transactions across all asset types with a focus on the Southeast US markets, setting himself apart as an expert in trophy and distressed assets with a varied client list of institutional investors, private owners, and special servicers.
Previously the managing director, head of the Southeast region for Rockwood Real Estate Advisors, Bell also served as executive vice president and principal at Trammell Crow, working as head of the South Florida investment sales department until its merger with CBRE, where he held the title of executive vice president. Before that he was a senior director at Cushman & Wakefield.
"We are excited to add John to our Miami office and capital markets group," said Bruce Ford, Transwestern’s Southeast president. "As one of the industry’s top-performing real estate professionals, John’s comprehensive experience and history of transaction success adds exceptional value to our team and will allow us to better serve our clients."