Director, Commercial Portfolio Leasing
John Kuriakuz is responsible for leasing activity across a diverse portfolio of over three million square feet of office, retail, and industrial assets. His portfolio ranges from large, complex receivership assignments to both distressed and stabilized commercial properties of varying sizes. John’s multi-dimensional responsibilities for each asset include negotiation of business terms, drafting and legal negotiation of contracts and lease agreements, as well as liaising with construction management teams to ensure a high quality finished product. John joined the Friedman Real Estate team with nine years of experience in the acquisition, asset management, and leasing of commercial real estate. Prior to his career in commercial real estate, John practiced law at both national and Detroit-based law firms focusing on commercial litigation and corporate bankruptcy proceedings.